Herbal Nerd Society member exclusive: The Ketogenic Diet Explained by Yaakov Levine

Health coach Yaakov Levine returns by popular demand to walk us through the ketogenic diet phenomena. How was this diet originated? Who benefits? How can you change your food choices to fit the keto lifestyle? Yaakov Levine cuts through the hype to focus on the basics.

He goes back to the beginning to help us understand how the human digestive system evolved based on the hunter/gatherer lifestyle. Yaakov gives examples of what a plate of food in keeping with the ketogenic diet looks like and how big a serving size is.

Yaakov Levine

Yaakov Levine, NTP

After many years working in health care and in various capacities in the natural products industry Yaakov Levine received his certification as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner in 2007 from the Nutritional Therapy Association. Yaakov has had his weekly “Nutritionally Speaking” column in a number of local weekly newspapers since 2007, and has had articles published in the Price-Pottenger Foundation Journal, in the Well Being Journal, and the NTA newsletter and Oregon Senior News. His feature and “In Health” articles have appeared in the quarterly Take Root-Willamette Valley magazine. Yaakov brings his passion for empowering others to find their own path towards optimum health to his writing, classes he teaches and his individual coaching sessions. When not working at Natural Grocers, Yaakov can be found biking, hiking and on leisurely walks out in nature.

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