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Mitzi R. Champion MPH, MPA, FNTP
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Chris and Miriam’s first introduction to the ketogenic diet was when their oldest son started having seizures. As they followed the medical advice that was given to them, they were introduced to keto as a potential last-ditch effort to treat these seizures if medication was not successful.
They finally found a medication that helped their son and all but forgot about the ketogenic diet until years later when Chris decided to lose weight.
As they started keto (Chris first and then later Miriam), they quickly realized how effective it was (it was the only thing we tried that had any lasting effect on our health), but it was daunting and time consuming.
Even though they researched as much as possible, they still made mistakes like not getting enough electrolytes, and using a meal replacement shake that was loaded with coconut flour, chia seeds, and other gritty stuff. (0/10 would not recommend.) They wanted to make it easier.
That’s when Keto Chow was born.
I am a Fellow in The American Academy of Family Physicians. I have been practicing Family Medicine in rural Tennessee for over a decade, and have seen over 20,000 patients in my career so far.
I’ve seen so much suffering and heartache, all because of the unnecessary complications of diseases caused by our modern diet. Well, I’ve had enough! It’s time to do something to stop this slow suffering from these preventable epidemics. No big medical words here, just plain talk you can use to stay healthy and happy. If you like it limp-wristed and sugar-coated then you should probably look somewhere else.
Neisha is a Registered Nurse turned stay at home mom Lifestyle Blogger Vlogger. A hobby that soon turned into a passion and a business. Since 2017 she has been sharing her love for fashion, home decor, and wellness. Over the past 4 years Neisha put her autoimmune disease in remission by simply changing her diet and lifestyle habits. She found this experience to be so profoundly important she decided to also become a Certified Health Coach.
She also has a Podcast Neisha Loves It UNCENSORED where she discusses hot topics and personal experiences in a fun and unfiltered way. You can find her on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.
Mitzi R. Champion MPH, MPA, FNTP
Mitzi has been following the low carb/keto/PHD (Proper Human Diet) lifestyle more than seven years. She recently finished her master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in nutrition. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Sciences and her current area of research expertise is “The effective use of social media in the delivery of a health intervention.” She is a moderator and PHD Mentor in Dr. Berry’s Mighty Network and YouTube Channel. She is also a certified Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (FNTP), an experienced health coach, and a yoga teacher.
Eleven years ago, she was obese with a long list of medical conditions including: depression, ADD, fatty liver, pre-diabetic, insulin resistant, sleep apnea, acid reflux, joint pain, planter’s fasciitis, brain fog, gas and bloating, acne, and dry eye syndrome. In 2020 she was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and decided it was time to have her breast implants removed. After implant removal and breast re-construction surgery in 2021, she has seen a marked improvement in her thyroid blood markers. She is currently on no medications.
Mitzi found her way to low carb in 2015 and in May of 2016, attended her first Low Carb Cruise, was inspired to try Keto. She’s lost at least 50+ pounds, but she’s not totally sure of her heaviest weight, because she refused to ever get on the scale again when she hit 200 pounds.
In her civilian job she works in Defense Acquisition and is a senior logistician for the US.
Dave Feldman is a senior software engineer who became obsessed with understanding Lipidology after seeing his cholesterol climb substantially on a low carb diet. He has since performed a series of experiments around this phenomenon, published several papers on its mechanisms and phenotype, and is currently conducting a clinical study out of UCLA through his newly formed public charity, the Citizen Science Foundation.
Citizen Science Foundation – Unlimited Ideas Bring Unlimited Possibilities
Amber has been studying (and eating!) low carb diets of some form or other for the last 25 years, the last half of which has been specifically the Carnivore Diet, which she helped bring into modern awareness by giving the first conference talks on the diet in 2017, organizing the first Carnivore conference in 2019, and writing the first scientific paper with "Carnivore Diet" in the title in 2020. As such, she has unique insight into the history of this trend and the common pitfalls of new adopters and influencers. Amber is a free speech maximalist and advocate of privacy-enhancing and censorship-resistant technologies.
Amber O'Hearn - Eat Meat. Not too Little. Mostly Fat. (mostly-fat.com)
Mary has 9 years of food sobriety and recovery from bulimia, binge eating disorder, and compulsive eating. Prior to pursuing a ketogenic lifestyle she battled her eating disorders, and suffered from type two diabetes, hypertension, psoriasis, asthma, allergies, sleep apnea, and snoring. All of which were resolved with a real food Ketogenic way of eating. Mary lost over 100 pounds and is medication free, while maintaining a non-diabetic A1c and overall good health.
Mary’s passion is helping others break free from food obsession and emotional eating, which is a result of eating disorders/disordered behavior with food. She also has a heart for working with type two diabetics with food addiction. She helps them reverse their diabetes through a real food way of eating and by overcoming their disordered relationship with food so they can maintain a non diabetic status.
Food Freedom Podcast https://open.spotify.com/show/3oCtg6CaB8JzYHWEzuThRt?si=4G9bfGUQS8ucl92mKuR2Uw
Robert Orion Sikes is a lifetime natural, competitive bodybuilder. He started training as a junior in high school weighing a whopping 115 pounds. In the beginning, he followed traditional, “bro-dieting” wisdom which consisted of eating 6 or 7 meals a day filled with carbohydrates and very high protein. This nutritional protocol led to a downward spiral of health issues and disordered eating.
After his third bodybuilding competition, Robert decided to try something new and began experimenting with a high fat, strict ketogenic approach to bodybuilding. He formulated his own approach to contest prep nutrition leveraging keto and earned his pro-status with bodybuilding in 2017.
He has since dedicated his life to learning and teaching others the benefits of following a well formulated, ketogenic lifestyle. The lessons learned led to his creation of the Keto Brick, a 1,000 calorie, ketogenic performance meal. The Brick was never meant to be a product sold to the public. Robert just created it for his own personal use during his competition prep. However, after featuring it on a YouTube video, he received a ton of interest around the Brick and decided to jump in with both feet to make it into a viable business. After countless late nights and a never ending grind, the business took off and has since become a wild success!
Robert now works alongside his wife Crystal and their amazing team to continually create content and Bricks and add a ton of value within this community. His mission is, and will continue to be, empowering others to believe in themselves and truly tap into their full potential by optimizing their body and mind.
Dr. Donald Vega is a 48 year old husband and father. He is a registered dietitian, strength and conditioning specialist and life-style mentor, based in Costa Rica with more than 25 years of experience in metabolic health promotion.
He is the founder of Kilosophy which was established with one purpose: “To reverse metabolic disease through a free, fit, happy and healthy society”. He is also the Author of “The Science of Losing Weight”.
Leads a team of 8 registered dietitians in 4 different locations in Costa Rica where they provide education and follow up for their patients so they can achieve mastery on the 10K Methodology (10 Biological Keys of Health Methodology: sun light, sleep, electromagnetism, thoughts, hydration, breathing, nutrition, exercise, thermotherapy and stress management).
Specializes in low carb, carnivore and keto life-style. Has been in nutritional ketosis since 2011 and has helped over 18000 in person patients to improve their lives and lose over 400000 pounds of extra fat through their interventions in his clinics.
Has been a speaker in TEDx and health conferences in Malaysia, México, Panamá, Argentina, Perú and USA.
Is also passionate about public speaking, coffee, wine, reading, stand up paddle surfing, cycling and resistance training.
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The Low Carb Cruise's mission is to bring people together from all around the world who are either currently living the keto lifestyle or wish to learn more about it in an enjoyable, social, informational and educational setting. Our speakers are some of the most successful and knowledgeable within the keto community who want to share their success and knowledge with others. Our hope is that everyone will leave motivated, inspired, and equipped with the tools they need towards a healthier, more vibrant lifestyle.