This father of 3 lost 45 pounds through keto during quarantine

Joe Mull shares how better eating habits have helped change his life and how others can start their health journeys.
3:49 | 08/05/20

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We turn now to our "Quaran-lean" series. We are about to see the results of all of his work and healthier lifestyle, but first, let's take a journey. I started to believe that I didn't have a lot more next times left. I was absolutely on track for a heart attack by 50. This 43-year-old father of three transforming his toxic relationship with food. I was miserable. I spent a lot of time feeling awful about how I looked. I had no energy. Joe Moll making the ultimate weight loss transformation, how did he do it? Keto and staying active. The thing about quarantine is the distractions and temptations were no longer there for me and the weight just started falling off. And you'll never guess what he looks like now. Well, you don't have to guess for much longer. Now that you've heard Joe's journey, let's see the dramatic change he's made in a if you months. That's Joe, 236 pounds, the big reveal now after keto and more exercise -- Wow! Joe dropped 45 pounds! Joe! My goodness, my man, you look good! He's joining us live now. Congratulations. You look great. You're transformed, Joe. This is incredible, and I love how you did it because it's how I live my life, too, props to you for that. For people at home who want to be inspired and want to do what you did, what do you tell them? Well, thank you so much. You know, I have to focus on making a small daily commitment which is ironic because I make a living speaking about commitment in the workplace and so I had to apply the same lessons to myself that I teach managers across the country which was to focus on making small changes to your routines and your habits that will produce the results that you want. So I started on March 9th with a commitment to keto and just took it one day at a time and I said I'm going to show up today and eat this way. I'm going to be active and at the end of every day I got to experience that feeling of accomplishment and then when you start stacking days together like that you get momentum. Joe, you talk about some of the challenges there. It's a daily commitment, but what would you say the hardest part of this whole process was for you? It's resisting and recognizing the urges to snack or to eat the things that I've committed to not eat. I've got three kids at home under the age of 10, and so we have snacks and treats in the house, and so I've had to learn how to recognize those urges, pause, walk away and choose something else and that will always be something that will be a struggle, but I have to take one day at a time. I just took all of that out of my house and now my kids hate me. How have your eating habits changed since keto? So prior to going on a keto plan I would eat a big heavy lunch. A cheeseburger, a double cheeseburger sometimes, fries and a coke or hogie and fries and now I reach for something that looks more like this. Today's lunch is a side salad and a low carb high-fiber wrap with Turkey and Swiss and some avocado and some lettuce. So choosing real foods, whole foods that are low in carbs and low in sugar. Did you nap after lunch after a double cheeseburger? How did you get work done? That's a heavy lunch, my man? I travel a lot for work and unfortunately I would always reach for something fast which isn't always the smartest thing to do. Congratulations. You look amazing and thank you so much for sharing your journey with us.

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