Keto For Normies

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Welcome to Keto For Normies, a podcast hosted by Matt and Megha, the founders of KetoConnect, a ketogenic food blog and YouTube channel. Weekly we will have on guests from all walks of health, nutrition and business to give you insight into their relationship with the diet guidelines they follow and the businesses they run. We will also discuss specific topics surrounding the health and science of a ketogenic diet, give our personal advice and tips for being successful on a keto diet, and answer listener questions! Hosted By: Megha Barot and Matt Gaedke Eamil: Ketoconnect@gmail.com Food Blog: Ketoconnect.net Podcast Review Form: https://www.ketoconnect.net/podcast-review/ -- Intro Music: Music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud Music by @joakimkarudmusic

Episode Date
#48: Setting Goals That Will Change Your Life -- Adam Schaeuble
01:00:51

In our forty eighth episode we talk to good friend, Adam Schaeuble, about his incredible weight loss journey and current venture, Million Pound Mission! Adam is on a mission to help people all over the world loss 1 million pounds and we are over 50k pounds lost. He also shares a ton of great insight and tips into taking control of your eating and life, and how to stay motivated at the same time. 

Download Adam's Battle Plan Workbook

Cookbook: Keto Made Easy

Jun 17, 2018
#47: What A Family "Sugar Budget" Looks Like -- Paddy Spence
45:13

In our forty seventh episode we talk to Paddy Spence, the CEO of Zevia products. He shares great insight into the stevia sweetened drinks, ranging from sodas to their new line of teas coming out this summer! He also shares in his practice of implementing a "sugar budget" with his daughters and how it has allowed them to be more aware of the foods they are putting into their bodies and the impacts they have. 

 

Our cookbook: Keto Made Easy

Jun 10, 2018
#46: 100 Pound Weight Loss With Keto And VSG Surgery -- Chela LeBlanc
58:02

In our forty sixth episode we talk to Chela LeBlanc about her successful weight loss journey through use of the VSG surgery, keto diet and exercise. She also runs a YouTube channel where she shares updates and vlogs throughout her journey, and gives us some incredible tips in this podcast on how to start if you're struggling, how to stay motivated, and most importantly, how to find success for yourself.

 

Keto Made Easy

Jun 03, 2018
#45: Fat Adapted Endurance Sports -- Aaron Day
01:15:05

In our forty fifth episode we talk to a fellow food blogger and friend, Aaron Day, about using the keto diet while training for endurance sports. We talk a lot about mindset as well as some great tips on how to get started with running or fueling for a race with solely fat. We also talk about his food blog, Fat For Weigh Loss, and how he has been able to quit his job and become a full time food blogger!

Check out his most popular recipe - Keto Bread.

May 27, 2018
#44: Simplifying Your Diet For Success -- Steve Pekar
55:30

In our forty fourth episode we talk to good friend and reverse sear steak master, Steve Pekar. He talks about how he lost over 100 pounds using the keto diet and has continuously overcome his life long struggles through changing the way he eats and taking on new challenges, like working out! He gives some great advice for those who are struggling to hit the ground running and even breaks down what he eats in a day - this is a great listen for anyone looking for some motivation.

May 20, 2018
#43: Using A Keto Diet For Type 1 Diabetes -- Dr. Jake Kushner
01:01:07

In our forty third episode we talk to Dr. Jake Kushner about using a keto diet to treat Type 1 Diabetes. There is a lot of fear surrounding the use of a keto diet for T1D due to the possibility of ketoacidosis, but Dr. Kushner walks us through what it can look like if monitored properly as well as how to put it into practice.

Keto Made Easy

May 13, 2018
#42: Protein And Insulin On A Keto Diet -- Dr. Ben Bikman
01:09:48

In our forty second episode we talk to Dr. Ben Bikman on the topic of protein and insulin response. We learn that there is a better indicator we should be factoring into our protein intake, which is the glucagon to insulin ratio. This is great listen for those looking to learn how keto dieters are impacted differently when it comes to protein intake and what makes the keto diet a beneficial state for the body. 

 

Dr. Bikmans's Blog

Keto Made Easy Cookbook

May 06, 2018
#41: Overcoming A Brain Tumor Using The Keto Diet -- Matt Tifft
54:11

In our forty first episode we talked to xfinity NASCAR driver, Matt Tifft. Matt has been on the keto diet for over 6 months and originally used it to help him overcome his brain tumor. Now, the diet fuels him all year round on and off the track, and we talk to him about some of his best tips for staying on a keto diet while traveling!

Check out our behind the scenes vlog with Matt! 

National Brain Tumor Society

Apr 29, 2018
#40: Efficient Fat Loss On Keto -- KetoSavage
53:25

In our fortieth episode we talked to our good friend, Robert Sikes, about his coaching methods, and the most efficient and sustainable way to lose body fat. We used his teachings to transform our bodies in a 90 day period and also walked away learning more about our food intolerances and what fat to protein ratio we feel optimal at. You too can make a big change through the course we all put together for you - Deeper State Keto!

 

Deeper State Keto Course

Keto Made Easy Cookbook

Apr 22, 2018
#39: A Nutritionally Complete Meal Replacement Shake - Chris Bair
01:08:03

In our thirty ninth episode we talk to the founders of Keto Chow, Chris and Miriam Bair. We talk about what makes their shakes nutritionally complete and good ingredients to look for and be cautious of when trying to find a keto shake that fit's into your lifestyle. We also talk a little shop and what running a business out of their house looks like with six kids in the mix.

 

Pre-Order Keto Made Easy Today! 

Apr 15, 2018
#38: Keto and Cholesterol -- Dave Feldman
01:12:10

In our thirty eighth episode we talk to our good friend and engineer, Dave Feldman. He has devoted his time and days to researching cholesterol and what the numbers reveal about our bodies.  We also discuss his ground breaking research with remnant cholesterol and how it's a better indicator for all cause mortality than your LDL levels. This podcast is the perfect episode for anyone looking to learn more about cholesterol and what to do if your doctor is telling you to get off the keto diet. 

 

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Apr 08, 2018
#37: Adrenal Fatigue -- Emily Schromm
46:44

In our thirty seventh episode we talk to entrepreneur and MTV challenge contender, Emily Schromm. She shares her insights into working with men and women who experience symptoms from adrenal fatigue and ways to work through it! And, we also talk about her line of products, randing from backpacks to teas, and how's she went from working at Starbucks, to MTV, and now to a highly successful and driven entrepreneur. 

 

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Apr 01, 2018
#36: What Does A Gut Healthy Keto Diet Look Like? -- Mike Mutzel
01:09:21

In our thirty sixth episode we talk to our good friend, Mike Mutzel from High Intensity Health. He shares a great deal of knowledge regarding a microbiome friendly ketogenic diet and what that looks like. We also talk about the current day approach to a carnivorous diet and something we all like to do to help improve our sleep, mouth taping.

 

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Mar 25, 2018
#35: Keto Prescribed By A Doctor -- Dr. Ken Berry
58:34

In our thirty fifth episode we talk to Dr. Ken Berry. He practices medicine in Tennessee and prescribes the keto diet to his patients. He also runs a popular YouTube channel with lots of great free information and wrote a book on all the lies our doctors tell us. This is a great episode for someone looking to start the keto diet and expand their knowledge base!

 

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Mar 18, 2018
#34: Our Top 10 Takeaways from Low Carb Breckenridge 2018
46:19

In our thirty fourth episode we discuss our top 10 takeaways from Low Carb Breckenridge 2018. Some of our favorites discuss the impact protein has on someone on a low carb diet and how remnant cholesterol seems to be the true indicator of all cause mortality. We highly encourage everyone, given the opportunity, to attend any of the low carb conferences. We left feeling highly motivated and encouraged by all the incredible research that was shared by the speakers!

 

Check out our Meal Prep Course if you are struggling to hit your macros and stay accountable! 

Mar 15, 2018
#33: Keto And Crossfit -- Rachel Gregory
57:17

In our thirty third episode we talked to Rachel Gregory who conducted the first keto and crossfit study. The study looked at the correlation between doing a keto diet, maintaining performance and loss of body fat. We also talked about her current role in San Diego as she pushes to transform the medical scene into adopting a keto diet and the start of her business and the 21-day challenge.

 

SPONSORS: Ketogenic Baking Co.

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Mar 11, 2018
#32: Personal and Business Growth with KetoConnect
50:20

In our thirty second episode we go into some important personal and business growth concepts. We break down the ideas that have helped us grow as individuals and as a business over the past couple of years, and some examples of how we've executed on them! 

Meal Prep Course

Sponsor: Ketogenic Baking Co.

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Mar 04, 2018
#31: Achieving Autoimmune Wellness Through Diet -- The Castaway Kitchen
53:02

In our thirty first episode, we talk to Cristina Curp, the founder of The Castaway Kitchen. Her food blog is tailored to her eating style so you'll find all kinds of recipes from low carb to keto to paleo and AIP! We talk about what it looks like to start a food blog, sharing personal experiences through social media, and her new cookbook that is now on pre-order, Made Whole.

 

Sponsor: Ketogenic Baking Co.

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Feb 25, 2018
#30: Starting An Online Health Business -- Neha Charnalia
01:08:39

In our thirtieth episode we talk to our good friend and the founder of Switch Grocery, Neha Charnalia. Switch Grocery is an online, Canadian retailer for ketogenic, paleo and diabetic friendly products. She shares some incredible insights into what it took to build her, now very successful company, and how she did it! This is also our first in person interview so it gets a little personal!  

 

SPONSOR: Ketogenic Baking Co.

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Feb 18, 2018
#29: Treating Medical Conditions with Keto -- Stella and Oscar
01:02:50

In our twenty ninth episode we talk to two individuals, Stella and Oscar, about how they have both used the keto diet to treat their medical conditions. Stella has recovered from her brain condition and is successfully keeping her PCOS symptoms at bay, while Oscar has been able to reverse his type 2 diabetes. Take a listen to hear how they've overcome and the tips they have to offer!

 

Thanks to our sponsor Butcher Box!

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Feb 11, 2018
#28: Lessons Learned From Running A Keto Podcast -- Ketogeek
47:43

In our twenty eight episode we talk to Fahad, the founder of Ketogeek. Ketogeek provides value in several ways through their energy pods, as well as their podcast where they interview keto experts. We take a look into Fahads life as a seriel entrepreneur, aggressive bio-hacker and as someone who prescribes to the "nutty carnivore" diet!

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SPONSORS:

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Feb 04, 2018
#27: Tips From A Serial Entrepeneur -- Mike Salguero
50:33

In our twenty seventh episode we talk to Mike Salguero, the founder and CEO of Butcher Box. We talk about common traits he finds among successful entrepreneurs, what keeps him motivated to stay dedicated to his work and family a 100% of the time, and how he got Butcher Box off the ground!

 

SPONSORS:

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Jan 28, 2018
#26: Reversing Type 2 Diabetes -- Dr. Sarah Hallberg
51:37

In our twenty sixth episode we talk to the medical director of Virta Health, Dr. Sarah Hallberg. She specializes in obesity and the reversal of type 2 diabetes and shares a lot of insight on what goes on in our bodies while in a state of ketosis. We talk about the importance of endogenous ketones, cholesterol and her prescriptions to her diabetic patients!

 

Sponsors:

BUTCHERBOX: www.butcherbox.com/ketofornormies

 

Jan 21, 2018
#25: Breaking Conventional Thinking -- Maura Vega
01:05:04

In our twenty fifth episode we talk to Maura Vega, aka @fatfueledmom, and get a lot of great insight into her body fat cut, workout style, and nontraditional parenting styles. Her and her husband, Danny Vega, "unschool" their two sons, treating them as equals in the home, and having introduced them to the keto lifestyle early on!

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Jan 14, 2018
#24: The Importance Of Micro Nutrients On A Keto Diet -- Amber O'Hearn
48:24

In our twenty fourth episode we talk to the incredibly knowledgeable, Amber O'Hearn. She has been on a carnivorous diet for the past 8 years and fills her days with research on how to optimize the way we eat. We talk about the RDA guidelines, the role micro nutrients play in our diets and how she has stabilized her mood disorder using a carnivore based diet.

Check out her blog: http://www.ketotic.org/

KetoFest 2017 speech

Jan 07, 2018
#23: Everything We Learned In 2017
43:17

In our twenty third episode we break down the year of 2017 and go into all the things we practiced over the year that helped us the most. We talk, specifically about lifestyle, diet, business/productivity and personal practices that contributed the biggest impact to our growth. We hope these can help you in the year to come!

Lifestyle: 1:30

Diet: 14:30

Business/Productivity: 21:45

Personal: 28:40

Dec 31, 2017
#22: Superfoods On A Keto Diet -- Sage Dammers of Addictive Wellness
49:42

In our twenty second episode we talk Sage Dammers, the co-founder of Addictive Wellness. Addictive Wellness makes one of our favorite low carb products - chocolates with superfoods and mushrooms in them! We dig deep in the realm of mushrooms, sleep and practices to improves your internal and external health. 

Dec 24, 2017
#21: Danny Vega -- A Guide To Fat Fueled Performance
01:13:57

In our twenty-first episode we talk to personal coach and family man, Danny Vega, also known as ketocounterculture on Instagram. In this podcast Danny shares his views on practicing stoicism, cutting out vegetables from his keto diet and how he interacts with his kids in a different way than most! 


Check out his families YouTube Channel for some family fun, keto related videos!

Dec 17, 2017
#20: 185 lbs Weight Loss Success Story on a Keto Diet -- Keto Fit With Tiff
45:38

In our twentieth episode we talk to a long time follower and Instagramer, Tiffany, also know as KetoFitWithTiff on IG! She uses her platform to show case her incredible weight loss transformation of 185 lbs and motivate others to stay positive on this journey. In our podcast we dig deep into some of her daily practices, her new found love for running and how she uses an intuitive eating approach to maintain her weight loss.

Dec 10, 2017
#19: Finding Your Circadian Rhythm -- Stephanie 'Keto' Person
01:16:02

In our nineteenth episode we talk to YouTuber and personal coach, Stephanie Person. She is well versed in the keto way of life, having been on the diet for almost 10 years now. She provides us with some great insights into improving sleep, how males and females differ on a keto diet and how she implements her approach with eating times, macro ratios and eating in sync with her circadian rhythm.

Dec 03, 2017
#18: Keto In Context -- Tristan from Primal Edge Health
01:24:39

In our eighteenth episode we talk to Tristan Haggard, aka Primal Edge Health, about his keto approach and journey! He breaks down the ins and outs of sufficient protein on a keto diet, how stress and sleep play a vital role on your gut health, and his family's new book "The Ultimate Guide To Low Carb Baking". He is a wealth of knowledge and a truly down to earth guy, so give this episode a hard listen! 

Nov 26, 2017
#17: Breaking Records On An All Meat Diet -- Dr. Shawn Baker
01:23:43

In our seventeenth episode we talk to world record holder and carnivore dieter, Dr. Shawn Baker. Dr. Baker has eaten nothing but meat for the past 11 month and sees no foreseeable end to this lifestyle. He sheds some great insight on the common myths of poor nutrient absorption and needing fiber while on a carnivore diet. You may just change that way you see food after this interview!

Check out nequalsmany.com!

Nov 19, 2017
#16: Getting Jacked on Keto without Cooking -- Logan Delgado
46:27

In our sixteenth episode we talk to Logan Delgado, aka Goodybeats! He has made an incredible keto transformation over the past several years and pretty much has the keto game figured out. He shares insights into eating on a keto diet when you can't cook, finding your motivation for success in and out of the gym, and how to get started in the gym if you're a beginner! Check out his YouTube channel and his website if you're looking for a keto program!  

Nov 12, 2017
#15: What Dr. Berg Eats In A Day -- Dr. Eric Berg
45:51

In our fifteenth episode we talk to Dr. Eric Berg, most famously known for his YouTube channel and being everyones favorite keto guru! In this episode we talk about the incredible benefits of fasting, what it looks and feels like to be fat adapted and his new ice, Kebby's, that has zero sugars and is lactose-free!

Nov 05, 2017
#14: Protein on a Keto Diet from a Professional Bodybuilder - Robert Sikes
54:48

In our fourteenth episode, we talk to professional bodybuilder, Robert Sikes, also known to many as KetoSavage. He earned his pro body building card using the keto diet and provides some great insight into transforming your body and how to successfully make it happen. He is also a personal coach and has a great YouTube channel showing his day to day eats and workouts!

Oct 29, 2017
#13: Habits Behind A 100lb Weight Loss -- Kellie Foster
53:07

In our thirteenth episode we talk to Kellie Foster about her 100 pound weight loss on the keto diet, and the habits behind how she maintains the weight loss! She shares some great tips on how to be successful in maintenance mode, how to use positivity to help you achieve success and how to change your attitude in little ways that make a big impact! 

Oct 22, 2017
#12: Keto Snacks and Building A Brand -- AJ with Real Good Pizza
01:08:05

In our twelvth episode we break down snacking on a keto diet and the kinds of snacks we like to consume day to day. In the second half of the episode we talk to AJ, the chief marketing officer of Real Good Pizzas and get some great tips on building a brand! 

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RGP Interview Start: 29 minutes

Oct 15, 2017
#11: A Personal Trainers Approach to 'If It Fits Your Macros' -- Mike Vacanti
51:05

In our eleventh episode we talk to personal coach and YouTuber, Mike Vacanti! After breaking away from training CEO entrepreneur, Gary Vaynerchuk, Mike began vlogging daily, sharing tons of motivational and body transformation tips on his channel. In this episode he sheds light on what it looks like to eat on a IIFYM regimen off of a keto diet as well as how to stay motivated day to day.   

Oct 08, 2017
#10: Baking On Keto -- Deana Karim of Good Dees Baking Mixes
58:34

In our tenth episode we talk to founder of Good Dees low carb baking mixes, and we're not surprised to find out that she has the baked goods game figured out! We dive deep into what it takes to run a business while staying active as a mother of two and living in New York, what ingredients she thinks are the best to use when baking and tips on how to stay on track when surrounded by delicious goodies all day long!

Oct 01, 2017
#09: Keto Macros
41:47

In our ninth episode we talk keto macros! We break down the reasons why tracking might be needed and times when it's not. Your goals, mindset and approach to this way of life are all taken into consideration when figuring of what macros work best for you and if you should track! 

If you think meal prepping is for you, give our Keto Meal Prep For Weight Loss Course a try! We also have a couple free meal preps on our food blog at Ketoconnect.net

Sep 24, 2017
#08: Changing Your Physique -- Jerry Ward
47:32

In our eight episode we talk to professional bodybuilder, and training coach, Jerry Ward! We talk about what it takes to transform your body, his long history with the keto diet and the discipline it takes to successfully reach your body goals! Check out BioS3Training and his YouTube Channel for some great tips and advice on your current lifestyle or diet.

Sep 17, 2017
#07: Supplements on a Keto Diet -- Mike Roberto from Price Plow
01:30:37

In our seventh episode we talk to Mike Roberto from PricePlow.com! Check out their YouTube Channel for some more supplement testing.

19:50 - Beta Alanine (Mike does live glucose and ketone blood tests)

24:30  -BCAAs (leucine, iso-leucine, valine)

29:25 - Maltodextrin and Supplement Labeling

36:25 - Citrulline Malate (found in pre-workouts)

37:42 - Selenium

44:40 - Electrolyes

50:15 - Fat Burners

53:30 - L-Carnitine (enhances focus)

55:35 - Exogenous Ketones

1:04 - Creatine

1:13 - MCT Oil

1:17 - Nootropics 

Sep 10, 2017
#06: Carb Ups -- Leanne Vogel
01:03:07

In our sixth epidsode we talk to best selling author and nutritionist, Leanne Vogel. We dig deep into carbs ups, trouble shooting your personal keto diet and Leanne's fascinating approach to a keto lifestyle. 

Check out her podcast, The Keto Diet Podcast, and her book, The Keto Diet, now available online and in stores!

 

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Music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud
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Sep 03, 2017
#05: Q&A and Keto Mindset
43:40

In our fifth episode we answer five listener questions about keto kitchen essentials, breaking a weight loss stall, exogenous ketones and getting adequate protein and fiber on a keto diet. We also delve deep into what the "right" mindset looks like when transitioning into a keto lifestyle.

Check out our food blog at Ketoconnect.net and our YouTube channel for some tips and tricks to making the keto diet a lifestyle change.

 

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Music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud

Music by @joakimkarudmusic

Aug 26, 2017
#04: Running a Keto Food Blog -- Tasteaholics
55:29

In our fourth episode we talk to Vicky and Rami, the creators of Tasteaholics.com. Their food blog showcases their popular "in five" e-book series, their app The Total Keto Diet and several keto based recipes and informational articles. In the interview they share some great tips on cooking on a keto diet and running a food blog.

You can check out their Total Keto Diet App now available on Google Play and check out the newest addition to their "in five" series - Dessert in Five!

We'll be back next week to answer some viewer questions! If you want your question answer DM us on Instagram!

 

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Music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud

Music by @joakimkarudmusic

Aug 25, 2017
#03: Fasted Workouts -- Dave Basile
51:49

In our third episode we interview a long time friend and supporter, Dave Basile, also known as Anti Gravity Gains. We dig deep into fasting and some tips to implement it into your daily life. We also talk about fasted workouts and the fasting mimicking diet.

Dave also runs a YouTube channel where you can learn more about fasting, and see what the life of a long distance trail runner on a keto diet looks like! If you are interested in fasting be sure to check out his Facebook group, Life In The Fasted Lane.

 

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Music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud

Music by @joakimkarudmusic

Aug 25, 2017
#02: Building Muscle on Keto -- Jason Wittrock
01:19:28

In our second episode we talk to well known keto YouTuber and fitness model, Jason Wittrock. He shares some insight into what it was like to take on the 4k calorie 21 day challenge as well as gives us some great tips on building muscle on keto and what an intuitive approach to the keto diet looks like. Jason's refreshing approach allows you to make the keto diet feel less restrictive and be open to carb cycling as seen in his program, Keto Cycyle

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Music by @joakimkarudmusic

Aug 25, 2017
#01: Keto For Normies
41:15

This is the first Keto For Normies podcast hosted by Matt and Megha, the co-founders of Ketoconnect.net. We talk about our backgrounds and how we got started on the keto diet, some tips for starting the keto diet, and we share you insight into what this podcast will be about.

Check out our food blog at Ketoconnect.net and our YouTube channel for some great keto tips and recipe videos!

Thanks for listening and be sure to tune in next week to hear our interview with Jason Wittrock!

 

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Music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud

Music by @joakimkarudmusic

Aug 24, 2017
Keto For Normies
This is the first Keto For Normies podacast hosted by Matt and Megha, the co-founders of Ketoconnect.net. We talk about our backgrounds and how we got started on a keto diet, some tips for starting the keto diet and share some insight into what this podcast will be all about!
 
You check out our food blog at KetoConnect.net and check out our YouTube channel for some great tips and recipes on the ketogenic diet!
 
 
Aug 24, 2017