Episode 10: Fact vs Fiction: Unraveling the Keto Diet with Jacob Mey, PhD, RD

The idea of burning fat by eating more is enticing for many, which can be why keto diets have continued to rise in popularity over the last few years. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN speaks with Dr. Jacob Mey, a registered dietitian with a PhD in Kinesiology, Nutrition and Rehabilitation Sciences, to discuss the many myths surrounding the ketogenic diet. Tune in as they clarify the origins of the keto diet, debunk common misconceptions, and dive into the potential risks and benefits of attempting this trending diet. Plus, learn sustainable tips from Dr. Mey toward successfully adopting (or continuing to follow) the ketogenic diet.

Jacob Mey, PhD, RD is a Registered Dietitian who earned his PhD in Kinesiology, Nutrition and Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Illinois, at Chicago. He is currently an Associate Professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, where his clinical research interests include skeletal muscle metabolism, ketogenesis and clinical malnutrition. In addition to his full-time commitment to research, Dr. Mey actively volunteers for Academy dietetic practice groups and is passionate about elevating the dietetic profession.

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