This week’s episode continues to educate the masses on the ketogenic phenomenon. Jim Abrahams is not only a notorious filmmaker but a vocal proponent for the diet that is changing lives. Jim’s son Charlie suffered from up to 100 seizures a day at age one. After extensive research, dedicated father Jim decided on a diet rich in fats and low in carbohydrates. With this ketosis approach, he was able to reverse the seizure patterns and watch notable improvement unfold before his very eyes.
Jim’s passion didn’t stop there. He developed The Charlie Foundation in honor of his son’s struggles and eventual triumph. His goal is to make more and more people aware of the benefits of a ketone rich diet as a means to not only improve brain function but a way in which to tackle some of the medical maladies that seem beyond our control.
Jim Abrahams reminds us that our medical destiny cannot be deferred. It is something we and we alone must face, be it with the assistance of western medicine, the personal responsibility of eating our way to health, or a combination of both. One thing is certain though, Jim’s choice to move through these challenges with purpose and ownership saved the life of his son, Charlie.
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Get to know The Charlie Foundation by visiting www.thecharliefoundation.org. Here you can find out about the research that is confirming what we already know about ketones and neurological function. Also, if you haven’t seen Naked Gun or Airplane, open hand slap yourself in the face then immediately find it on Netflix.
A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.
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