Real Food Keto with Christine and Jimmy Moore

Boomer Anderson
November 28, 2018
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Fresh off the release of their recent book, Real Food Keto, bestselling author Jimmy Moore and wife Christine Moore talk about the little talked about elements of the ketogenic diet: micronutrients, minerals, and water consumption.

About Christine and Jimmy Moore

Jimmy Moore catapulted onto the health scene in 2004 after a phenomenal 180-pound weight loss enabled him to come off prescription drugs for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and respiratory problems. He is the energetic personality behind the uber-popular blog Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb and the host of the longest-running and top-ranked iTunes health podcast, The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show, as well as Low-Carb Conversations and Keto Talk. He has interviewed well over 1,000 of the world’s top health experts and has dedicated his life to helping people get the best information possible about nutrition so they can make the right decisions for their health. He’s the international bestselling author of The Ketogenic Cookbook, Keto Clarity, and Cholesterol Clarity. Learn more about Jimmy and his work at

Christine Moore is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who specializes in real food–based low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic nutrition. She helps clients around the globe via Skype through her Rebooting Your Nutrition business ( and is passionate about customizing the diet to the individual. Christine and her husband, international bestselling keto author, podcaster, and speaker Jimmy Moore, are the cohosts of The Nutritional Pearls Podcast ( She works diligently to get to the underlying issues in digestion, gut health, and blood sugar and insulin levels to optimize health nutritionally in the most natural way possible. Christine and Jimmy reside in Spartanburg, South Carolina, with their four cats and fifteen backyard chickens.

Key Highlights of the Podcast

  • [5:26] The Moore Family's first date
  • [8:18] Definitions of health, nutrition, and nourishment
  • [13:57] The impact of environmental stressors on your health
  • [16:43] Why water is a key component of your nutrition
  • [19:35] Grant Hill, Sprite, and the great dehydration
  • [21:54] Why fortified cereals are a poor source of nutrition
  • [23:01] The importance of minerals
  • [30:51] Why Teflon may not be the best idea for cooking material
  • [32:29] What is Carbage?
  • [34:10] The role of fermented foods in a healthy diet
  • [37:39] Can you overdo the fat in a ketogenic diet?
  • [41:33] Is canola oil the devil?
  • [44:50] The future of MTHFR snacks (genetics and the food industry)
  • [47:02] Christine answers the final five questions

Resources Mentioned

Final Questions

What is health?

  • [Christine] Working as God intended for you

How Do You Enhance Your Focus?

  • [Christine] B-Vitamins

Favorite Book on High Performance

Episode Transcript

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