1503: Dr. Chris Palmer Underscores The Value Of Ketogenic Nutrition In Mental Health


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Ketogenic Psychiatrist Dr. Chris Palmer is our special interview guest on Episode 1503 of The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show. Dr. Palmer is a Harvard psychiatrist working at the interface of metabolic and mental disorders in order to better understand the overlap between disorders like diabetes, obesity, and heart disease with mental illness. He is also pioneering the use of the ketogenic diet in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. For over 20 years, he has been the director of the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education at McLean Hospital and he is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Listen in today as Jimmy and Dr. Palmer talk about: – How he uses the ketogenic diet in treating patients with serious, treatment-resistant, psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and chronic depression. – How he has used low carb/keto himself for over 20 years – How he started it to stave off blood pressure and cholesterol medications – How he used a keto approach to turn around his own fahter's out-of-control diabetes – and much more

"I don't vilify regular doctors, but I do want to change their minds."

– Dr. Chris Palmer

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