072: Justin Mares - The History of Perfect Keto, Problems with Food Manufacturing, Lab-Grown Meat, Sleep Issues, and Why the Blue Zones May Not Be Accurate
In this week’s episode, Dr. Anthony Gustin sits down with Perfect Keto’s other co-founder, Justin Mares, who’s also the co-founder of Kettle & Fire, to chat about a number of different topics. So you’ll discover how Perfect Keto started and how it has evolved, the story behind Kettle & Fire, and why both founders turned to health and wellness products. You’ll also hear how they both struggled with food manufacturers when developing their products and what they did to overcome this. Justin and Dr. Gustin also get into their thoughts on lab grown meat, regenerative farming, Blue Zones, and insomnia. If you don’t know Justin, he’s a best-selling co-author of the book, Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth , among everything else mentioned. He’s also had his hand in a number of different successful side hustles, including small SaaS businesses, Udemy courses, email courses, investing in cryptocurrency, and so much more. Join us as we take a break from only talking about nutrition to giving you a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of what it takes to create high-quality health products. Tune in now!
071: Tim Noakes - CrossFit and Half Marathons on Keto, Carbs and Insulin Resistance, Getting Enough Protein, and the Problem With High-Carb Vegan Diets
Professor Tim Noakes challenged the current dietary guidelines in South Africa and faced heavy opposition -- both persecution and prosecution -- as a result. In this episode, you’ll learn why he did this, what really happened when he did, and why it was worth it for him to keep powering through despite everything he faced. Professor Noakes also shares how he used his research to treat his own insulin resistance which he developed despite being active and running half-marathons and several miles each week. You’ll also hear more about why he loves CrossFit at the age of 69 and why he recommends it. If you didn’t know, Professor Noakes has been published in 750+ scientific articles and books and cited over 19,000 times in literature. He’s also authored and co-authored several books and currently teaches medical professionals how to prescribe a low-carb diet to their patients. By tuning in, you’ll hear all about Professor Noakes’ recommendations for combating insulin resistance and improving your overall health. Check out the episode now to learn more!
070: Mike Mutzel - The Five Pillars of Health, Tips for Better Sleep, Meal Timing on Circadian Rhythm, Backyard Farming, and How to Stay Healthy While Traveling
Did you know that your tongue position can significantly impact your quality of sleep? Or that how much light you’re exposed to -- both natural and the glowing blue light emitted from your devices -- can also contribute to better or worse health? With exercise and nutrition at the forefront of health, Mike Mutzel is here to share other areas you should be paying attention to -- like those two just mentioned. That’s why, in this episode, he dives into his five pillars of health and how to optimize each one. Dr. Anthony Gustin and Mike also chat about how to stay healthy while traveling, getting started with backyard farming, and how to avoid environmental chemicals, especially those in your couch. If you don’t know, Mike holds a master’s degree in nutrition, he graduated as a functional medicine practitioner, and he wrote the book Belly Fat Effect . By tuning into this episode, you’ll hear his best tips and you’ll have a sneak peek into the exact steps he takes, both personally and with his family, to achieve an optimal level of health. Hit the play button to learn more now.
069: Dr. Anthony Gustin - (Q&A #6) - Keto Rash, Common Fasting Mistakes, CrossFit and Keto, and What to Do if You Have Trouble Digesting Fats
What’s the best way to suppress your hunger on keto without breaking your fast? My doctor said my cholesterol is too high and wants me on a statin. Should I consider keto or avoid it? What is keto rash and is it possible to prevent it? Should beginners track their macros and calories when first starting out on keto? If questions like these have come up on your keto journey, you’re not alone. That’s why Dr. Anthony Gustin sits down with Perfect Keto’s Head of Education, Chris Irvin, The Ketologist, to help answer the most common questions they see, including those just mentioned. Chris and Dr. Gustin also chat about CrossFitting on keto, their personal workout routines, and so much more. If this is your first time checking out The Keto Answers Podcast and you’re not familiar, Dr. Anthony Gustin, the host of the episode, is a board-certified chiropractor and functional medicine practitioner as well as the founder of Perfect Keto. Since he transitioned out of his clinical practice, he’s made it my mission to help as many people as possible achieve optimal health and well-being. He does this by creating educational pieces -- such as this podcast episode -- and by developing high-quality, clean, keto-friendly products that make living low-carb easier. When you tune into the episode, you’ll hear more about Dr. Anthony Gustin’s and Chris’ keto journey and what they would do differently after being several years in. Check out the episode now and you may finally have the answers you’ve been looking for.
068: Dave Feldman - High Cholesterol on Keto, Triglyceride Levels, The Best Way to Gauge Cholesterol, and When to Be Alarmed
Has your doctor recently told you that your cholesterol levels were too high and that your keto diet could be to blame? Wondering if they’re right and if you have anything to worry about? While we can’t give you medical advice over the podcast, the guest speaker of this episode, Dave Feldman, provides some helpful insight on this topic. Dave studies lipidology, which you’ll learn about, to help people prevent cholesterol problems that can lead to serious conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and strokes. When you tune in, you’ll discover that high levels of cholesterol may not be a bad thing if these other blood markers are low. On the flipside, high results in those key markers of inflammation could be a huge sign that your doctor is right. By tuning into the episode, you’ll find out what it means to have high cholesterol on keto, when to be concerned, and what you can do about it. Dave Feldman -- who has over 50k social followers -- also shares everything he’s discovered through his research and his own personal journey from lowering his A1c down from 7.1. So if cholesterol is one of those topics you’re unsure of on a keto diet, this is the episode you don’t want to miss.