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What is the Ketogenic Diet? (Basic Concepts Simply Discussed)

September 24, 2019


  • Reply Yazmin Yazmin— July 17, 2019 at 2:46 am

    I thought I knew about keto when i started a week ago until I came across a video in KetoCon from watchautumn interviewing dr. Berry yesterday… video binging now

  • Reply rendarsmith July 18, 2019 at 11:30 am

    I did this a while back for treatment of a certain condition, I can't believe how much weight I lost.

  • Reply Angela Edwards July 19, 2019 at 2:20 am

    It's nice to have a "Doctor" on YouTube who is an actual doctor and not a chiropractor. Most of the "Dr So and So" on YouTube are chiropractors. One of them said you could resolve Diabetes overnight by getting rid of carbs. (Eric Berg) My Type 2 Diabetes husband has been on Keto for two months and he gets maybe 10 carbs a day. And his diabetes is not resolved. We believe it will improve greatly as the months go on but it's not an overnight thing. Not at all.

  • Reply Ajaz July 20, 2019 at 10:08 pm

    What are you wearing on your shoulders ?

  • Reply Sylvia Metos July 21, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    Thank you for the explanation of Keto, Dr. Berry! I've been doing research on the diet, and you are SO easy to listen to and understand.

  • Reply Anne Marie Smith July 21, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    Dr Berry: Please talk about manganese and how important it is and how to the get the right amount.

  • Reply Adriane Prosser July 22, 2019 at 5:20 am

    Dr. Berry, would you suggest Keto or Carnivore first for someone that needs to lose 250 lbs?

  • Reply hummingbird July 25, 2019 at 1:32 am

    Hi Dr Berry, could you please make a video about Keto rash? I have been Keto diet for a month after I watched your video, my blood pressure went back to normal, but I am having to have Keto rash now. It is so itchy and painful. I do not want give up Keto diet, could you please tell us how to heal Keto rash in short time? Keto rash is not rare anymore, more people have this kind of Keto side effects. Thank yiu

  • Reply JOSÉ OMAD VALVERDE July 31, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    Excuse me all of you guys do you know if licking pussy will kick me out of ketosis? 😫

  • Reply Judith Neeley July 31, 2019 at 11:07 pm

    Hi Dr Berry. I know people who have had success with KETO, so I decided to go KETO, too. I've been eating strictly clean KETO for 4 days, but I have GAINED 5 pounds! HELP! I'm going to go through your 101 series, and am already familiar with many of the concepts of which you've spoken. I'm 80 lbs over weight, age 72, have survived hormone positive breast cancer, and carry most of my weight in my belly. What might I be doing wrong? I do have an auto immune disease of the liver, so it's especially important to reduce inflammation. I have sugar addiction, however I've completely gone off sugars and flour, breads, etc. I've never been one for soda, drink mostly filtered water, and eat whole foods. Why am I gaining weight instead of losing???

  • Reply trish little August 1, 2019 at 12:57 am

    What happens when you are a non. Meat eater

  • Reply Sharee Walls August 1, 2019 at 9:50 am

    Thank you I can do keto on a budget!!! That Keri gold butter is a little pricey. Lol. My butter is made with cream and salt. Also what's your opinion on flexing in and out of ketosis? I've heard staying in ketosis for long periods isn't safe. I'm only on my 5th day and so far so good.

  • Reply Richard Ortiz August 4, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Nice intro!

  • Reply Gabi Cameron August 4, 2019 at 11:59 pm

    I am finding that it is a hard diet to follow……having a lot of problems with it…….

  • Reply Zorba dog August 6, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    Been followin a Keto diet religiously for three weeks didnt lose a single ounce. Where is the magical weight loss touted here?

  • Reply thetruth August 8, 2019 at 2:05 pm

    No fish 50,000 years ago no fish come on, this doctor is trying to promote meat for money another sell out because 50k years ago we only had veggies. What is the Keto diet eat meat?? lol

  • Reply rainy day August 8, 2019 at 4:42 pm

    How does alcohol affect keto?

  • Reply Theflyingman August 8, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    Is keto good for Hashimoto's thyroiditis?

  • Reply Sanjaleeta Singh August 9, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    Thank you Dr Berry!!! You have forever changed my outlook on food! I lost 120 pounds and feel amazing now I’ve started my own YouTube journey channel and will be posting what has helped me ♥️ Keep saving Lives and I’ll keep sharing the good news👌🏼 Stay Blessed

  • Reply Martina Vaslovik August 9, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    Tried to get an evist at your site after signing up, no one available. Bummer in the summer….

  • Reply Larry Worrilow August 10, 2019 at 7:09 am

    First of all thanks for your information. I’m 6 weeks in and have dropped 30 pounds. My question is and maybe you could do a video about this. I’ve about talked my wife into giving Keto a try. I do however want to make sure she starts the right way. She was diagnosed with CHF (congestive heart failure) she also suffers from depression and anxiety. What’s the best way to help her get started?

  • Reply estimatedeyes August 12, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    Hi Dr. Berry! I find your videos very informative and SOOTHING! Thanks for making them! Listen, I'm just starting out on keto, and I did something before not really researching…I bought keto pills! In truth, I live on a farm and I eat a pretty ketogenic diet anyway, but my biggest issue with this diet, as with many others, is cutting out the sugars and the carbs. I've got diabetes in my family, and I'm at the age now that I remember my father was at when his signs of diabetes turned into taking insulin pills and I'm afraid of going down that same road. He never changed his diet, only took medications to control his blood sugar levels, and now at age 76 he is on dialysis. For the past week I've cut all sugar and carbs from my diet, and find this change not that big of a deal because since eating much more fat, I'm not hungry all the time! But back to these pills, tell me what to do…should I still take them? Will they benefit me and help me lose weight quicker, or are they just beneficial when you like eat something sugary or carb filled? I'll wait to hear from you. Thanks a bunch!

  • Reply Manal Saad August 13, 2019 at 4:36 am

    Hi Dr Berry , i started keto 3.5 months ago lost 5kgs then stopped loosing weight. I had bariatric surgery 2 years ago and even with that i cant loose subbon fat, what am i doing wrong?

  • Reply John wayne August 15, 2019 at 7:52 am

    How can you possibly eat scrambled eggs without toast

  • Reply Janice Price August 16, 2019 at 1:54 am

    Dr Berry, it’s great to see your acid reflux has healed.

  • Reply Tammy Harper August 17, 2019 at 1:50 pm

    Dr Berry, I sure can tell you've been Carnivore for awhile now because in this video you can tell your skin doesn't look as well and you don't look as well (wellbeing) as you do now. Don't get me wrong! you always look great but you can sure tell a difference from this video and the "now" videos, tired verses vibrant. 🙂 Lookin' younger too!! Keep it up!! <3

  • Reply Elya Cohen August 18, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    Thank you dr berry
    I started one week ago….lost 1kg and centimers. But most important it seems that my knee akes less. ….of course the future will tell.
    Of course I still have craving of whole wheat…brown rice.etc…
    I am under losartex for high blood pressure…and do not dare to take it off so soon
    What do you think I must do?
    If you get some time to answer I will appreciate
    God bless 💝

  • Reply 100%Jim August 19, 2019 at 5:48 am

    My brother has lost his bad hip, lost 1 stone, has more energy, lost alot of belly fat and has be doing strict keto for only 3 weeks. It also seems his skin condition Psoriasis he has been struggling with for years maybe on the way out or at least getting better. I am very interested in this lifestyle.

  • Reply Jay Rogers August 20, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    What animal fats aren't good for you ? Also I don't know how to believe on what to do in keto. You say one thing, dr. Berg says another, then another guy says another. I don't want to fuck my health over thinking I'm doing keto but actually not

  • Reply Bryan & Jamie August 20, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    Great information except the 50,000 years of course 🙂

  • Reply Nikki August 22, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    Dr. Ken. I'm new to your page and Keto. Been learning for about 6 months now, it took me a bit to really learn and understand. I just started experiencing hair shedding which makes me nervous. I try to get my protein daily but struggle. I really never ate too much when I was non Keto, always struggling with daily food intake. I started this journey mainly for infertility as my fertility Dr. Recommends Keto and recommends Maria Emmerich. Any tips or suggestions for these two issues? Thank you!

  • Reply Helen Wilgus August 26, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Just completed first week on keto. Lost a few pounds in "moderate" ketosis, but hit the same wall as in prior attempts: intestinal spasms (feels like jumping beans in the colon) and heart skipping (even though I take 200 mgs of flecainide daily for arrhythmia). I thought after a week of no grains or sugars, my abdominal pain (both sides) might improve at least a little bit. Taking these supplements: Vit D-3, magnesium glycinate and coQ10. Wasn't hungry first few days; famished yesterday. Any idea what I might be doing wrong? Appreciating your videos. Thanks.

  • Reply Valeria Tonato August 26, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    Dr. Good afternoon, I would like you to help me with something. I have more than a month on Keto diet, but sometimes, I will not lie, I have "falls" with bread or candy, it is not always, of course, but I have noticed that I have a deep pain in the stomach. Is this dangerous for the diet?

    I appreciate your response, since here in my country, there is no doctor to tell me something, since if I mention the keto diet they tell me to stop it right away and that it is bad. and the truth is that I think it's because they don't know her or have researched her well, they just think that because she is fat she is already bad. Thank you so much.

  • Reply Fuze Graphics August 27, 2019 at 8:14 am

    If you fed people fat and protein forever they would get sick too as you need vegetables for many nutrients found in the above.

  • Reply Steve Kunder August 28, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    Just found you, starting to research, looks like what I need!

  • Reply Patra K August 29, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    Is the keto diet good for someone with high cholesterol?

  • Reply Black Panther August 30, 2019 at 12:55 am

    there is someone suggesting to her "customers" to eat raw animal protein. What do you think about this?

  • Reply chris essary August 30, 2019 at 6:43 pm

    Ok! I have been trying keto now for about 4 months. In order to tolerate this way of eating, I had to add berries and some watermelon. If I don't, I feel too weak and cannot function at work. I haven't had any flour, grains of any kind, starches or sugar but I am eating too many vegie/fruit carbs and calories from meat, cheese, peanut butter, avocado, almonds, cream, etc. (I don't like bacon so I don't eat it). My cholesterol spiked a bit too which is sort of scary. I have AC vinegar every morning. My clothes do fit a little more loosely, however my weight has not changed. Unfortunately I haven't found any diet alternatives. Other diets I have tried lead to this same weakness and I end up not sticking to them. So far I am trying to stick to this one as much as I can.

  • Reply Ken Katz August 31, 2019 at 7:01 pm

    Hello Dr. Berry: Will the keto way of life reverse the effects on neuropathy? Have not started yet, but I am anxiously looking forward to getting off all these stinking meds!

  • Reply TMB247 September 2, 2019 at 1:51 am

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  • Reply Mason G September 4, 2019 at 4:58 am

    Why is he wearing a stethoscope? 🤣🤣

  • Reply Elizabeth Compton September 4, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    Dr. Berry – can you make a video about Keto and breastfeeding? What woman need to know if they are breastfeeding and they want to start Keto? Do I need to have a little more carbs, can I do strict keto? Do I need more supplements (other than prenatal)

  • Reply Monique Seargeant September 7, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    How can I CUT down on Ranitadine antacid twice a day for 25 years I try to CUT down but it turn into a nightmare can you HELP please

  • Reply anna bagheri tabrizi September 11, 2019 at 11:28 am

    What about chronic diseases ,like ceborrheic dermatitis,without cure despite 40 yrs oftreatment

  • Reply Maria Redekop September 12, 2019 at 2:07 am

    I was so unhealthy feeling weight creeping higher and higher foggy mind at best and headache at worst bloated all the time Joints constantly swollen and inflamed constipated all the time I just felt so awful the worse I felt the more I did keto the more keto I got the sicker I became and then I made a complete change I became VEGAN and now finally after a couple of days or weeks I’m feeling a lot better. I eat beans rice corn and other grains for protein and believe it or not but I feel a lot better now. I don’t think you wanted to hear that though

  • Reply Maria Redekop September 12, 2019 at 2:11 am

    I just couldn’t eat the flesh of animals anymore. I tried for all of my life finally when I prepared the meat I felt like throwing up when I saw and smelled the blood so my mind drew me more towards vegetables and grains and fruits No blood and flesh their

  • Reply Diego Donati September 13, 2019 at 9:24 am

    You are the best. Thanks for speaking the truth. Finally !

  • Reply Donna Mason September 13, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    What foods can we eat

  • Reply lisarnful September 16, 2019 at 11:41 am

    I wonder why I am so inflammatory on keto. I started May 12. Have not cheated. My arthritis is flared up like never before. I also just had labs and blood sugar and cholesterol are bad. Why??? My doctor wanes me to go on a low fat diet. I don’t know what to do.

  • Reply A Q September 18, 2019 at 5:24 am

    What’s with the stethoscope

  • Reply Top Secret Bear September 20, 2019 at 3:33 am

    Dr. Berry, sea salt over pink himalayan salt?

  • Reply Sherrie Lynn September 21, 2019 at 2:17 pm

    Can someone explain to me what is a basic breakfast, lunch and dinner ketogenic diet I'm so lost and confused is coffee ok also?

  • Reply Jason Steele September 21, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    Can you eat yogurt on keto?

  • Reply Mary Jacob September 22, 2019 at 1:23 am


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