Ep. 7 Keto, Fasting, Paleo, Raw: Trendy Diets In 2019

In This Episode

Good nutrition has flummoxed the best of us and new fad diets seem to be nonstop.

Most of us grew up learning that fat and calories were what made you fat, now carbs are the enemy. Sugar has always been the devil, but sugars occur naturally in fruit, so which is it?

Neal is joined by his in-house Registered Dietitian Julie Morgan to address all the heavy-hitters in the diet world today.

Julie applies common sense and offers the science behind these diets, or lack thereof.

Topics Discussed

  • Keto
  • MCT oil
  • Intermittent fasting
  • Paleo
  • Raw food
  • Effects of cutting macronutrients

All About Julie Morgan

Julie is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist. She holds certificates of training in Chronic Kidney Disease Management and Adult Weight Management through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition to her work with our Woodstock Vitamins customers, Julie also works as a clinical dietitian with dialysis patients as well as maintaining a private counseling practice.

She received her BA in psychology from Binghamton University, then graduated from Hunter College’s Food & Nutrition Program and went on to complete her Dietetic Internship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Julie’s nutrition philosophy involves a holistic approach, weaving evidence-based theories with client values to develop individualized nutrition plans to achieve one’s health goals.

She lives with her husband, their two-year-old son, and a French Bulldog in the capital district area. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, being outdoors, trying new recipes, and spending time with friends and family.

Dr. Neal Smoller, Holistic Pharmacist

About Neal Smoller

Dr. Neal Smoller, PharmD, is a licensed pharmacist: and owner of Village Apothecary, an independent pharmacy in the most famous small town in America—Woodstock, NY. He’s also the host of the popular wellness podcast, The Big Mouth Pharmacist.”


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