Before and after: New Orleans woman shares success story with keto diet

Before and after: New Orleans woman shares success story with keto diet

July 20, 2019 2 By William Morgan


KELLIE: IT’S THE WEIGHT LOSS
CRAZE CREATING A BUZZ AROUND THE
WORLD. THE LOW CARB, HIGH FAT KETOGENIC
DIET. IT’S WORKED WONDERS FOR LOCAL
TRAINER CANDACE BRISCO.>>WITH THIS DIET, I AM LOOKING
AT PERFECT NUMBERS, PERFECT
CHOLESTEROL NUMBERS. I FEEL AMAZING. KELLIE: AT HER HIGHEST WEIGHT,
BRISCO WEIGHED 315 POUNDS. SHE’S NOW 165 AND HER BEFORE AND
AFTER PHOTOS ARE TAKING SOCIAL
MEDIA BY STORM. SHE SAYS HER WEIGHT GAIN
SPIRALED AFTER LOSING HER MOM TO
CANCER.>>ALL I DID WAS EAT AND WORK. I WAS IN A REALLY DARK PLACE. I WAS SO ASHAMED OF WHERE I WAS
LETTING MYSELF GO. IT SEEMED LIKE I COULDN’T
CONTROL IT. IT WAS THE ONLY COMFORT I HAD. KELLIE: BRISCO, A REGISTERED
NURSE SAYS HER FINAL TURNING
POINT CAME WHILE HAVING HER SIZE
14 DRESS FITTED FOR A FRIEND’S
WEDDING.>>THE SEAMSTRESS LAUGHED AND
TOLD ME I WOULD HAVE TO GET
ANOTHER SIZE 14 DRESS FOR HER TO
SO THE TWO TOGETHER. I WAS REALLY EMBARRASSED AND
ASHAMED. KELLIE: MEDICAL EXPERT DOCTOR
COREY HEBERT SAYS WITHOLDING
CARBS PUTS YOUR BODY INTO WHAT’S
CALLED KETOSIS MODE BY FORCING
IT TO USE STORED FAT. HE SAYS WHEN DONE RIGHT, IT
COULD WORK.>>IT FOOLS YOUR BODY INTO A
STATE OF FEELING LIKE IT’S
STARVING. ONCE IT’S STARVING, YOUR BODY
SAYS I HAVE STORED ALL THIS FACT
AROUND MY BODY, I CAN CHANGE IT
TO SUGAR. KELLIE: HE SAYS IT SHOULD NOT BE
TAKEN LIGHTLY.>>IF YOU DON’T EAT ANY
CARBOHYDRATES, YOU CAN HAVE
HYPOGLYCEMIA AND PASS OUT. JUST DO THINGS SLOWLY. KELLIE: INSTEAD OF FOCUSING ON
THE THINGS YOU CAN’T HAVE, FOCUS
ON THE THINGS YOU CAN INDULGE
IN. EGGS, BACON, STEAKS, BURGERS,
WONDERFUL SALAD, WINGS, RANCH. KELLIE: ALWAYS CONSULT WITH A