Amy Berger, MS, CNS, NTP, the outspoken founder of Tuit Nutrition (tuitnutrition.com), discusses nutrition in detail, its power for prevention, weight loss, and so much more. Berger is a certified nutrition specialist as well as nutritional therapy practitioner. Her successful book, The Alzheimer’s Antidote: Using a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease, Memory Loss, and Cognitive Decline, is considered a must-read for anyone who wants to truly understand the secrets of nutrition and its impact on the body.
Berger became interested in the subject when she looked deeply at her family’s disease history. As someone who was an overweight child herself, Berger understands the frustration of struggling to lose weight even though you’re eating low-fat healthy foods and exercising, and her passion and understanding motivated her to dig deeper to find better solutions. As Berger states, reducing sugar and carbohydrate intake can dramatically impact health.
Berger states that you can enjoy your food and live healthy without starving yourself or going without tasty foods. Berger provides much detailed information on health and nutrition-related issues such as metabolism and weight loss, thyroid function, insulin-related information, etc.
Berger talks about her research into nutritional intervention that can improve brain health. She states that a good, nutritious diet can improve cognition, behavior, memory, and other brain and bodily functions. She talks about getting energy from ketones, and the power they hold to improve health. Berger outlines some important information on insulin issues. She discusses how normal blood sugar can still have high levels of insulin that can cause gout, hypertension, or other medical issues.
The nutrition expert talks about hyperthyroidism and how it relates to depression, difficulty losing weight, hair loss, feeling cold, constipation and other issues.
She discusses ketosis further and talks about how it works for the body. Her discussion covers fat consumption, variability, and steps everyone can take to get the maximum benefit from ketosis. Additionally, she delves into the various myths that exist regarding how the body processes food. And she underscores the importance of diet and how it affects the body with regard to so many medical conditions or issues from obesity, to heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and so much more.