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Episode 62: Fat Loss Plateaus, How To Know When To Stop Dieting, High Carbs Causing Sickness, and More!

podcast Oct 16, 2020

In this episode, Rachel breaks down metabolic adaptation, the importance of nutritional periodization, how to bust through fat loss plateaus and more!

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Todays Questions:

  • How long can someone be in a calorie deficit for weight loss before it's no longer effective?
  • I’m 65 pounds down with keto but can't get below 200 ever. I’m doing CrossFit and watching calories? What do I do?
  • I feel sick when I try to eat higher carbs to get metflex. Do I gradually increase carbs?
  • Have you researched eating based on your menstrual cycle?

Top Takeaways:

  • A common misconception about metabolism
  • Six reasons why metabolic adaptation occurs
  • Telltale signs it might be time for a diet break
  • How to strategically increase carb intake after long term keto/low carb

Show Notes:



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Rachel Gregory (@rachelgregory.cns) is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Author of the best-selling book, 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami.

Rachel helps her clients transform their lives by starting with the physical (body), realizing the power of the mental (mindset), and ultimately gaining massive confidence that bleeds into every aspect of their lives (family, relationships, work, etc.).


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