#017: The Ketogenic Diet, Intermittent Fasting & A Healthier Way to Enjoy Wine with Todd White

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Todd White is the founder of Dry Farm Wines, the largest natural wine merchant in the world.  Today, after 15+ years in the wine business his life is dedicated to educating and helping people make better choices about food, nutrition, and how they think about consuming alcohol.  Todd’s passion is unlocking the best way to enjoy alcohol, how to enjoy the benefits of moderate consumption while avoiding the negative outcomes. He is also self described Biohacker who practices daily meditation, Wim Hof breathing, cold thermogenesis, a ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting and he is a fitness enthusiast.

Todd comes on the show to share his top biohacks, including his approach to nutrition, the ketogenic diet, fasting, and the truth about the wine industry! His company, Dry Farm Wines is the only lab tested, all natural health quantified wine merchant in the world that bio-hacks wine; quantifying organic and natural farming practices, as well as low intervention natural winemaking practices. Dry Farm Wines curates all natural pure real wines from all over the world, working with small family farms that are committed to producing pure natural wines. Enjoy the show! And if you feel inspired to try out his healthy and tasty, hangover-free wine, head on over to Dry Farm Wines at this link to enjoy your first bottle for just a penny!

Notes:

2:18- Todd’s journey with biohacking

6:26- what the keto diet is

8:42- different types of fasting and how to transition into fasting

16:01- tapping into autophagy- cells eating themselves

18:03- focus on lowering carb intake/going keto before fasting

20:17 - why willpower is not the way to fasting, weightless or changing diet

27:10 - the three methods to measure the ketones in your body

33:30 - genetic testing for finding how your body metabolizes saturated fat

35:15 - how Todd’s company, Dry Farm Wines, was born and the difference from other wines

35:58- how 52% of all the wines manufactured in the U.S. are made by 3 giant marketing conglomerates

36:22- how 76 additives approved by the FDA for the use of wine making and how they kept it a secret

42:15- how sugar gets into wine and why Dry Farm Wines is sugar free

46:45- why they only sell wine between 6% and 12.5% alcohol by volume

52:05- how you can get your first bottle of Dry Farm Wines for only a penny!

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Quotes:

  • “There’s very few things that you can do that will bring you as instant a change to your neurochemicals and your neurochemical regulation than exercise.”

  • “Once we understand the science of glucose regulation and insulin sensitivity, this is when we can program nutritional changes.”

  • “It’s one thing to tell the story, it’s another thing to experience the magic of the wine.”