Meet Our Health Writers & Medical Team
At Kiss My Keto, we are dedicated to helping you get the best possible information on the ketogenic diet. We understand how challenging it can be to navigate keto especially for those who are just starting out and trying to improve their health and fitness.
With that, we assure you that our guides and articles are easy-to-understand, research-based, unbiased, and expert-reviewed. This way, you can make educated choices for yourself.
Kiss My Keto’s writers have an outstanding background in health, nutrition, food prep, and exercise.
Passionate about making the world a healthier place, they spend their time and energy creating content that inspires and empowers readers who are eager to learn more about the low-carb lifestyle.
Sofia Norton, RD
A registered dietician with over 8 years of experience, Sofia Norton believes that nutrition can be an excellent tool in helping people achieve their goals. She earned her Master of Science in Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition in Brazil.
Isadora Baum, CHC
Isadora Baum is a certified health coach and the author of 5-Minute Energy. She grew up in New York City and currently lives in Chicago. Her hobbies include exercising and sampling food products.
Hana Hamzic is one of Kiss My Keto’s pioneering writers. She loves researching and writing about health, especially when it comes to the impact of food on our bodies. She graduated from the University of Tuzla.
Anela Tripkovic, MSc
Anela’s delicious, well-crafted recipes and diet-focused articles make our readers’ lives fun and easy. She likes keeping things simple. She earned her master’s degree in nutrition at the University of Sarajevo.
Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN
Tiffany is a registered nurse since 2012 and is passionate about low-carb research, especially when those that are related to diabetes and PCOS. She follows the ketogenic diet herself and loves sharing her insights.
Our Medical Team
Kiss My Keto’s medical professionals may vary in their specialty areas, but one thing is for sure: They’re committed to taking your health to the next level by ensuring that every piece of content we publish is research-backed and puts our readers’ safety and welfare first.
Ari Magill, MD
Dr. Ari Magill is a consulting neurologist for SMART Brain Aging. He has a keen interest in cognitive, behavioral, and memory disorders, and is also passionate about advancing dementia treatment. In his free time, Dr. Ari plays basketball and rides a bike.
Colleen Magnani, RDN, CDE
A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator, Colleen Magnani has over a decade of experience working in health settings and Fortune 500 companies. She specializes in blood sugar management, weight management, digestive disorders, and food sensitivities.
Diana Gariglio-Clelland, RD, CDE
Diana Gariglio-Clelland is a registered dietician who has helped patients from all walks of life make positive changes in their health. She is also a Certified Diabetes Educator. Outside of work, she enjoys outdoor activities such as running and training for half marathons.
Eric Wood ND, MA, LaCH
Dr. Eric Wood is a leading US licensed naturopathic doctor. He is also the current author/co-author of four books, including The Adrenal Fatigue Solution, The Ultimate Candida Diet, Scientific Fat Loss, and Longevity Secrets. He is publishing two more this year on the keto diet and alternative cancer care.
Joshua Yerkes, PT
Having worked as a physical therapist for 6 years, Joshua Yerkes believes in evidence-based and widely distributed information for combating the modern diseases we experience worldwide. He earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the Widener University in 2013.
Kathryn Bubeck, RD, LDN
Kathryn Bubeck is a registered dietician based in Hickory, North Carolina. She is also a freelance nutrition consultant and copywriter with a focus on integrative and functional nutrition, oncology dietetics, gastrointestinal disorders, and nutritional neuroscience.
Kenneth Howayeck, DPM
Dr. Kenneth Howayeck has 22 years of experience in podiatry and podiatric surgery. He is also an anti-aging and medical consultant and has published three books. In his private practice, he was able to diagnose and treat osteoporosis-related fragility stress fractures.
Lauren Gustafson, MS, RD, LDN, CPT
Lauren Gustafson is a registered dietitian nutritionist. She is an expert on bariatrics and weight management. Lauren doesn’t just focus on nutrition, but she also has a passion for fitness and a low-carbohydrate lifestyle. Many of her patients were able to follow a low-carb/keto diet plan with success.
Obianuju Helen Okoye, MD, MBA, MS-Epi
Dr. Obianuju Helen Okoye is an American Public Health Physician/Health Care Executive/Researcher. She has been featured on NBC News, Yahoo News, The Huffington Post, Tonic by VICE, She Knows, and more. She is passionate about disease prevention and empowering under-served communities.
Shane Jackson, MD, NHS
Dr. Shane Jackson carries more than 8 years of experience in hospital medicine and surgery. A UK-based NHS clinician, he offers consultancy to healthcare startups and trains foreign doctors who want to practice medicine in the UK.
Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD
Staci Gulbin is a registered dietician and founder of Lighttrack Nutrition. With more than a decade of experience in nutrition and dietetics, Staci has helped thousands of patients in weight management, fitness, long-term care, rehab, and bariatric nutrition.
How We Create Our Content
Kiss My Keto promises to bring only unbiased, trustworthy, and quality information. While we source our information from scientific journals and publications, we deliver it in a clear and concise manner. Furthermore, we follow specific steps to ensure that our content is never compromised. These steps include researching, writing, editing, and handing over our work to the medical team for review and fact-checking. Our team of writers also check the latest available research to keep our published pieces up-to-date.
Learn more about our editorial process.