Keto Diet: Everything You Need To Know – with Ulrike Gonder

The ketogenic diet promises rapid fat loss without starvation, it should improve endurance, health and thinking skills. But is that really true?

“Being in ketosis at times is a normal condition.”
Ulrike Gonder

The ketogenic diet is experiencing a real hype in the health and fitness scene. It should make you slim quickly without hunger, improve stamina and intellectual performance and also be extremely healthy.

Ulrike Gonder is a nutritionist, science journalist and author of the standard work “Der Keto-Kompass”. She is one of the German experts on the topic of ketogenic nutrition, practices this form of nutrition regularly and knows the answers to the topics of this episode:

  • What is a keto diet?
  • How does it work?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of the keto diet?
  • For whom is the form of nutrition well suited (and for whom rather not)?
  • and much more …

Shownotes: Ketogenic diet with Ulrike Gonder

Keto-Ernährung: Alles, was Du wissen musst – mit Ulrike Gonder (#286)

Books by Ulrike Gonder

  • “The Keto Compass: Current knowledge about the ketogenic diet, ketones and ketosis – modes of action, applications and opportunities”


  • Beginning of the interview [00:04:05]
  • What did you have for breakfast today? [04:13]
  • Do you also eat ketogenic? [04:25]
  • What do you do for a living? [04:55]
  • How did you come to be a nutritionist? [05:35]
  • Which types of nutrition have you already tried? [07:20]
  • How long has the keto diet been around? [09:45]
  • Why should someone follow a ketogenic diet? [11:51]
  • Is the keto diet the easiest and most effective way to lose weight? [14:42]
  • What exactly is a ketogenic diet? [16:30]
  • Which foods should you avoid if you want to eat ketogenic? [22:55]
  • The top foods for a keto diet (it’s easier than you think). [25:12]
  • Are ketone bodies equivalent to glucose? [28:10]
  • This is the right way to start a keto diet. [32:17]
  • How do you know that you are in ketosis? [36:42]
  • Does it make sense to supplement ketone bodies? [43:12]
  • As a vegan ketogenic – is that possible? [47:15]
  • Is the Atkins Diet ketogenic? [49:06]
  • What does intermittent fasting have to do with the ketogenic diet? [52:02]
  • How long does fasting take to get into deep ketosis? [55:35]
  • How does a ketogenic diet affect endurance and weight training? [56:32]
  • This is how you get back into a DGE diet properly after ketosis. [01:00:36]
  • You get into ketosis faster the second time if your body already knows this state? [01:04:12]
  • Do you have a favorite keto meal? [01:05:00]
  • These factors play a crucial role in successful weight loss. [01:08:25]
  • What role do micronutrients play in a ketogenic diet? [01:13:20]
  • These are the downsides of a keto diet. Is it suitable for everyone? [01:16:00]
  • The typical mistakes that prevent your keto success. [01:17:40]
  • How do you feel about coconut oil? Is It Really That Healthy? ? [01:21:10]
  • Is there any bad keto advice? [01:23:10]
  • This is how you can carry out keto for everyday use. [01:25:35]
  • Which trends have you noticed in your years in nutritional science and which have established themselves? [01:26:55]
  • Do you have any role models? [01:28:45]
  • Do you have new projects in the pipeline? [01:31:55]
  • What message do you have for our listeners? [01:34:00]

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