Woman Says She Lost Over 120 Pounds On The ‘Keto’ Diet | Megyn Kelly TODAY

>>> SO BEFORE THE BREAK, WE >>> SO BEFORE THE BREAK, WE HEARD ABOUT INTERMITTENT HEARD ABOUT INTERMITTENT FASTING. FASTING. WHAT IF YOURE NOT THE FASTING
TYPE?IF YOURE NOT THE FASTING TYPE? ANOTHER HOT TREND IS THE KETO ANOTHER HOT TREND IS THE KETO KETOGENIC DIET, EMPHASIZING FATS
OVER CARBS AND SUGAR.SIZING FATS OVER CARBS AND SUGAR.
OUR NEXT GUEST HAS BEEN TAKING OUR NEXT GUEST HAS BEEN TAKING
HER SUCCESS STORY PUBLIC ONE HER SUCCESS STORY PUBLIC ONE
VIEW AT A TIME.

VIEW AT A TIME.
>> MY NAME IS SUZANNE, AND THIS >> MY NAME IS SUZANNE, AND THIS IS MY FIRST VIDEO ABOUT MY IS MY FIRST VIDEO ABOUT MY WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY. WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY. >> THREE YEARS AGO, SUZANNE
WEIGHED 389 POUNDS AND WEARING WEIGHED 389 POUNDS AND WEARING
SIZE 27 PANTS. SIZE 27 PANTS.
THE SELF-DESCRIBED FOOD LOVER THE SELF-DESCRIBED FOOD LOVER HAD NO PROBLEM EATING BUT WAS
PUT OFF BY COOKING, CITING LONG PUT OFF BY COOKING, CITING LONG
RECIPES AND LACK OF TIME. RECIPES AND LACK OF TIME.
SHE TRIED NUMEROUS DIETS BUT SHE TRIED NUMEROUS DIETS BUT
NOTHING SEEMED TO WORK. NOTHING SEEMED TO WORK. >> THE CRAVINGS WERE SO STRONG, >> THE CRAVINGS WERE SO STRONG, ID END UP IN THIS CYCLE OF
DIETING FOR A COUPLE DAYS AND DIETING FOR A COUPLE DAYS AND
CAVING INTO A CARB FEST.

CAVING INTO A CARB FEST. >> BEGINNING IN 2015, SUZANNE >> BEGINNING IN 2015, SUZANNE DISCOVERED THE KETOGENIC DIET, A
HIGH FAT, LOW CARB DIET, WHICH A HIGH FAT, LOW CARB DIET, WHICH
FORCES THE BODY TO SWITCH ITS FORCES THE BODY TO SWITCH ITS
ENERGY SOURCE FROM SUGAR AND ENERGY SOURCE FROM SUGAR AND CARBS TO FATS. CARBS TO FATS. >> I COULD NOT BELIEVE THE >> I COULD NOT BELIEVE THE RESULTS PEOPLE WERE GETTING ON RESULTS PEOPLE WERE GETTING ON THIS. THIS. I LOOKED UP WHAT THEY WERE I LOOKED UP WHAT THEY WERE DOING, RESEARCHED IT, WENT DOING, RESEARCHED IT, WENT SHOPPING AND I STARTED ON
JANUARY 13th, 2015.TED ON JANUARY 13th, 2015.
>> FROM THAT POINT ON, SUZANNE >> FROM THAT POINT ON, SUZANNE
STARTED TO SEE RESULTS AND STARTED TO SEE RESULTS AND
LOGGED HER ENTIRE JOURNEY.

LOGGED HER ENTIRE JOURNEY.
>> HEY, GUYS. >> HEY, GUYS.
WELCOME TO MY 15-WEEK UPDATE. WELCOME TO MY 15-WEEK UPDATE.
20-WEEK UPDATE. 20-WEEK UPDATE.
25-WEEK UPDATE. 25-WEEK UPDATE.
>> OVER THE COURSE OF TWO YEARS, >> OVER THE COURSE OF TWO YEARS,
SUZANNE RACKED UP MORE THAN 1 SUZANNE RACKED UP MORE THAN 1
MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE, SHED MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE, SHED
120 POUNDS AND IS NOW AN 120 POUNDS AND IS NOW AN
ENTIRELY NEW WOMAN. ENTIRELY NEW WOMAN.
SUZANNE IS HERE TODAY. SUZANNE IS HERE TODAY.
REMINDER, A PICTURE OF SUZANNE REMINDER, A PICTURE OF SUZANNE
BEFORE HER WEIGHT LOSS. BEFORE HER WEIGHT LOSS.
AND NOW PLEASE WELCOME SUZANNE AND NOW PLEASE WELCOME SUZANNE
RYAN. RYAN.
WHOA! WHOA!
AMAZING.

AMAZING.
SO GOOD TO SEE YOU. SO GOOD TO SEE YOU.
WELCOME. WELCOME.
YOU LOOK AWESOME. YOU LOOK AWESOME.
>> THANK YOU. >> THANK YOU. >> AWESOME.
>> THANK YOU. >> THANK YOU.
>> ALL RIGHT. >> ALL RIGHT.
SO WHAT THE HECK IS KETOGENIC SO WHAT THE HECK IS KETOGENIC
DIET? DIET? I HAVE NO CLUE. I HAVE NO CLUE. WHAT DO YOU EAT FOR BREAKFAST, WHAT DO YOU EAT FOR BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER. LUNCH AND DINNER. >> ITS LOW CARB, HIGH FAT, >> ITS LOW CARB, HIGH FAT, MODERATE PROTEIN. MODERATE PROTEIN. BREAKFAST, FOR EXAMPLE, IS EGGS,
AVOCADO, SAUSAGE, THINGS LIKEGS, AVOCADO, SAUSAGE, THINGS LIKE
THAT.

THAT. LUNCH, I DO DIFFERENT SALADS
WITH DRESSES AND THINGS LIKE WITH DRESSES AND THINGS LIKE
THAT, OR A BUNLESS BURGER. THAT, OR A BUNLESS BURGER.
DINNER IS USUALLY SOME TYPE OF DINNER IS USUALLY SOME TYPE OF
STEAK OR CHICKEN OR SOMETHING STEAK OR CHICKEN OR SOMETHING
LIKE THAT WITH SOME KIND OF A LIKE THAT WITH SOME KIND OF A
SIDE. SIDE. WE DO A LOT OF WHOLE FOOD BASED WE DO A LOT OF WHOLE FOOD BASED THINGS AND A LOT OF GREEN
VEGETABLES AND THINGS LIKE THAT. VEGETABLES AND THINGS LIKE THAT.
WE JUST ADD IN SOME FAT TO IT, WE JUST ADD IN SOME FAT TO IT,
AS WELL. AS WELL. >> HOW MANY EGGS IN A DAILY >> HOW MANY EGGS IN A DAILY BREAKFAST? BREAKFAST? HOW MUCH SAUSAGE AND BACON? HOW MUCH SAUSAGE AND BACON? >> GENERALLY TWO EGGS. >> GENERALLY TWO EGGS. JUST WHATEVER, YOU KNOW, YOU JUST WHATEVER, YOU KNOW, YOU FEEL LIKE EATING THAT DAY. FEEL LIKE EATING THAT DAY.

>> DOES YOUR CHOLESTEROL GO UP >> DOES YOUR CHOLESTEROL GO UP WITH BACON, EGGS AND STEAK? WITH BACON, EGGS AND STEAK? >> MY CHOLESTEROL HAS GONE DOWN.
MY DOCTOR, AT FIRST, WAS LIKE,N. MY DOCTOR, AT FIRST, WAS LIKE,
IM NOT SURE IF I WANT YOU TO DO IM NOT SURE IF I WANT YOU TO DO
THIS. THIS. THREE YEARS AFTER, SHES BEEN THREE YEARS AFTER, SHES BEEN CHECKING MY CHOLESTEROL AND CHECKING MY CHOLESTEROL AND SHES LIKE, I NOW RECOMMEND THIS SHES LIKE, I NOW RECOMMEND THIS TO MY PATIENTS. TO MY PATIENTS. ITS AMAZING. ITS AMAZING. MY TRIGLISYCERIDES ARE HALF OF MY TRIGLISYCERIDES ARE HALF OF WHAT THEY USED TO BE. WHAT THEY USED TO BE. >> JOY BAUER IS STILL WITH US, >> JOY BAUER IS STILL WITH US, THE "TODAY" NUTRITIONIST. THE "TODAY" NUTRITIONIST. THIS IS A CONTROVERSIAL ONE, THE THIS IS A CONTROVERSIAL ONE, THE KETO DIET, BECAUSE OF THE
SATURATED FAT IN THE DIET. SATURATED FAT IN THE DIET.
>> IM CONCERNED ABOUT THIS >> IM CONCERNED ABOUT THIS
DIET.

DIET. ON THE POSITIVE SIDE, WE DO KNOW
THAT IT CAN HELP TO SUPPRESSKNOW THAT IT CAN HELP TO SUPPRESS
YOUR APPETITE AND UPTICK YOUR YOUR APPETITE AND UPTICK YOUR
METABOLISM. METABOLISM. ITS GREAT. ITS GREAT. ITS WORKED FOR YOU AND YOU LOOK
AMAZING.ED FOR YOU AND YOU LOOK AMAZING. WHEN YOU LOSE A LOT OF WEIGHT
WHEN YOURE OVERWEIGHT, YOURHT WHEN YOURE OVERWEIGHT, YOUR
CARDIAC HEALTH MARKERS WILL COME CARDIAC HEALTH MARKERS WILL COME
DOWN, NO MATTER HOW YOU LOSE THE DOWN, NO MATTER HOW YOU LOSE THE
WEIGHT. WEIGHT. HERES WHAT CONCERNS ME. HERES WHAT CONCERNS ME. WE REALLY DONT HAVE LARGE SCALE
STUDIES FOR THE LONG-TERM ONALE STUDIES FOR THE LONG-TERM ON
HEALTHY PEOPLE. HEALTHY PEOPLE.
SO I DONT KNOW WHAT HAPPENS SO I DONT KNOW WHAT HAPPENS
WHEN YOU TAX YOUR ORGANS AND WHEN YOU TAX YOUR ORGANS AND
REALLY RESTRICT CARBOHYDRATES REALLY RESTRICT CARBOHYDRATES
FOR MANY, MANY YEARS. FOR MANY, MANY YEARS.
>> TRY TO PUT YOURSELF IN >> TRY TO PUT YOURSELF IN
SOMETHING CALLED KETOSIS, WHICH SOMETHING CALLED KETOSIS, WHICH
IS WHAT? IS WHAT? >> IT IS TAXING ON YOUR RID KNEE >> IT IS TAXING ON YOUR RID KNEE AND LIVER.

AND LIVER. IF ANYBODY HAS UNDERLYING HEALTH
ISSUES, YOU WANT TO SPEAK WITHTH ISSUES, YOU WANT TO SPEAK WITH
YOUR FIPHYSICIAN FIRST. YOUR FIPHYSICIAN FIRST.
DO THIS UNDER A PHYSICIANS DO THIS UNDER A PHYSICIANS
SUPERVISION. SUPERVISION. THE OTHER THING IS WE HAVE SO THE OTHER THING IS WE HAVE SO MANY STUDIES THAT EMBRACE THE
GOOD STUFF IN WHOLE GRAINS AND GOOD STUFF IN WHOLE GRAINS AND
VEGETABLES AND FRUITS. VEGETABLES AND FRUITS.
LENTILS AND BEANS. LENTILS AND BEANS.
ON THIS PLAN, BECAUSE IT IS SO ON THIS PLAN, BECAUSE IT IS SO
SEVERELY RESTRICTIVE IN CARBS, SEVERELY RESTRICTIVE IN CARBS,
YOU CANT REALLY EAT THAT STUFF. YOU CANT REALLY EAT THAT STUFF.
>> WHAT IS BANNED? >> WHAT IS BANNED?
>> WELL, BASICALLY, THE WHOLE >> WELL, BASICALLY, THE WHOLE
CONCEPT OF WHY IT REALLY WORKS CONCEPT OF WHY IT REALLY WORKS
FOR ME IS I DEFINITELY HAD A FOR ME IS I DEFINITELY HAD A
FOOD ADDICTION.

FOOD ADDICTION.
I WAS JUST — I HAD AN APPETITE I WAS JUST — I HAD AN APPETITE
THAT I JUST COULD NOT CONTROL. THAT I JUST COULD NOT CONTROL.
I WAS HUNGRY ALL THE TIME. I WAS HUNGRY ALL THE TIME.
SO FOR ME, STAYING AWAY FROM SO FOR ME, STAYING AWAY FROM
FOODS THAT HAVE SUGAR IN THEM, FOODS THAT HAVE SUGAR IN THEM,
THINGS WITH A HIGH GLYCEMIC THINGS WITH A HIGH GLYCEMIC
INDEX THAT WOULD SPIKE MY BLOOD INDEX THAT WOULD SPIKE MY BLOOD
SUGAR, ITD KEEP ME CRAVING SUGAR, ITD KEEP ME CRAVING
CARBS ALL THE TIME. CARBS ALL THE TIME.
I WAS HUNGRY ALL THE TIME. I WAS HUNGRY ALL THE TIME.
I FELT AWFUL. I FELT AWFUL.
WHEN I CUT IT OUT, AT FIRST IT WHEN I CUT IT OUT, AT FIRST IT
WAS HARD BECAUSE IT IS AN WAS HARD BECAUSE IT IS AN
ADJUSTMENT.

ADJUSTMENT. >> CUT OUT SUGARS. >> CUT OUT SUGARS. >> BREAD, PASTA, SUGAR.
BUT THERES DIFFERENTAR. BUT THERES DIFFERENT
REPLACEMENTS. REPLACEMENTS. THERE ARE LITERALLY RECIPES FOR
ANYTHING YOU COULD IMAGINE. FOR ANYTHING YOU COULD IMAGINE.
>> CAN YOU HAVE APPLES? >> CAN YOU HAVE APPLES?
>> NO. >> NO.
MOSTLY WE DO BERRIES, LOW MOSTLY WE DO BERRIES, LOW
GLYCEMIC INDEX FRUITS AND STUFF GLYCEMIC INDEX FRUITS AND STUFF
LIKE THAT. LIKE THAT.
>> CAN YOU HAVE BROCCOLI AND >> CAN YOU HAVE BROCCOLI AND
CARROTS? CARROTS?
>> WE DONT DO CARROTS BUT GREEN >> WE DONT DO CARROTS BUT GREEN
VEGETABLES. VEGETABLES. LOW STARCH.
>> HMM.RCH. >> HMM.
>> YEAH. >> YEAH.
>> ARE YOU MAINTAINING NOW BY >> ARE YOU MAINTAINING NOW BY
DOING THIS? DOING THIS? YOU DONT HAVE TO CHANGE
ANYTHING NOW THAT YOURE ANYTHING NOW THAT YOURE
MAINTAINING? MAINTAINING? >> YEAH. >> YEAH. I PLAN TO BE KETO FOREVER.
I JUST FEEL BETTER WHEN IM IN I JUST FEEL BETTER WHEN IM IN
KETOSIS. KETOSIS. AT FIRST, I STARTED IT TO LOSE
WEIGHT.T, I STARTED IT TO LOSE WEIGHT.

NOW ITS HEALTH BENEFITS.
>> BOTH GUESTS ARE TALKING ABOUT >> BOTH GUESTS ARE TALKING ABOUT
INCREASED MENTAL CLARITY. INCREASED MENTAL CLARITY.
DO WE NEED TO STOP EATING WHAT DO WE NEED TO STOP EATING WHAT
WE WANT TO HAVE INCREASED MENTAL WE WANT TO HAVE INCREASED MENTAL
CLARITY? CLARITY? WELL SEE. WELL SEE. >> BEFORE FOOD,, FOOD WOULD RUN
LIFE.FORE FOOD,, FOOD WOULD RUN LIFE.

AT BREAKFAST, I THINK ABOUT
LUNCH.AKFAST, I THINK ABOUT LUNCH. LUNCH, I THINK ABOUT DINNER.
>> SAME. THINK ABOUT DINNER. >> SAME. >> NOW IM LIKE, IM COMFORTABLE
WITH WHAT IM EATING.OMFORTABLE WITH WHAT IM EATING.
THE FOOD IS DELICIOUS. THE FOOD IS DELICIOUS.
TO ME, IT IS A LIFESTYLE CHANGE TO ME, IT IS A LIFESTYLE CHANGE
THAT IS VERY REALISTIC TO STICK THAT IS VERY REALISTIC TO STICK
TO. TO. ITS CHANGED MY LIFE.
>> I AM GLAD.Y LIFE. >> I AM GLAD.
YOU LOOK AND APPEAR HEALTHIER. YOU LOOK AND APPEAR HEALTHIER.
>> THANK YOU. >> THANK YOU. >> AND HAPPIER, TOO. >> AND HAPPIER, TOO. ALL THE BEST TO YOU. ALL THE BEST TO YOU. THANK YOU FOR TELLING YOUR THANK YOU FOR TELLING YOUR STORY. STORY. SUZANNES NEW BOOK IS CALLED SUZANNES NEW BOOK IS CALLED "SIMPLY KETO.".

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