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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

Mar 24, 2023

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest with Dr. Tony Hampton. Dr. Ikechukwu Oguejiofor is a urologist working in the Advocate Aurora Health Care system. He earned a B.S. from Bowling Green State University, majored in bio-chemistry and graduated Summa Cum Laude, attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, and his post-graduate education included studies at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for General Surgery where he also did his residency.

In this discussion, Drs. Tony and Ikechukwu talk about:

  • (05:29) Why Dr. Ikechukwu became a urologist
  • (06:58) Dr. Ikechukwu’s life in Nigeria and adjusting to life in the United States
  • (10:34) How Dr. Ikechukwu got into the keto world
  • (22:26) The growing acceptance of the keto diet in the medical world and in wider society
  • (25:55) Why the keto diet is very sustainable
  • (30:18) Why carbs are NOT essential
  • (39:40) Ketoacidosis
  • (42:44) Why your brain does not need dietary carbs to operate properly
  • (49:27) Why eating keto does not cause inflammation
  • (53:36) Research and studies on the keto diet
  • (58:35) Keto and kidneys
  • (01:05:29) Keto and constipation
  • (01:09:22) Why saturated fat is not dangerous
  • (01:13:51) Wether you can eat too much protein
  • (01:17:26) What large health systems could do better with regard to educating patients about carb-restriction and proper nutrition

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