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On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Maria Edwards to talk about helping bipolar disorder and other issues with Keto.
“Many people in the system look for help and they just finally give up.”
- Maria Edwards
In this episode, Jimmy is pleased to have a ketogenic researcher and clinical nutritionist named Maria Edwards (@millaedwards). After beating back the major ramifications of her bipolar disease through the use of the keto diet, she’s now examining traumatic brain injury (TBI) at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark (even working with Dr. Dominic D’Agostino on her PhD project on this very topic). Check out this interview to hear Maria share why she is so passionate about mental illness, survival, and how to thrive with nutrition and lifestyle therapies.
Maria’s research area is in Clinical Nutrition is Ketogenic Therapies. Her Master’s Thesis was a Feasibility Study with the Ketogenic Diet in Severe Brain Injury at the Department of Brain Injuries, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark. Maria’s BSc project in Food Science, Health and Nutrition deals with the Ketogenic Diet as a treatment for Epilepsy.