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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

Mar 18, 2022

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest with Dr. Tony Hampton. Emily Velez is a chef, restaurant owner, stylist, salon owner, and dancer. She has had great success on a carb-restricted diet and is here to share her story.

In this discussion, Tony and Emily talk about:

  • (00:00:26) Introduction
  • (00:02:30) Introduction to Emily’s health journey thus far.
  • (00:10:47) A message of hope and health for people from Latin culture.
  • (00:14:45) How Emily discovered the ketogenic diet.
  • (00:20:26) Carbs in common foods and why too many carbs in the diet cause obesity.
  • (00:25:26) Emily’s low-carb meal plans and culinary work.
  • (00:32:46) How to stay the course and stop making excuses!
  • (00:39:42) The difficulties of honoring your cultural culinary traditions while staying on a low-carb diet.
  • (00:47:48) How dancing has played a role in Emily’s health journey
  • (01:02:32) Conclusion: NEST and ROPE

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