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At Perfect Keto, we only publish articles, recipes, and resources that will make your ketogenic lifestyle easier, tastier, and more effective.

The team of experts behind these resources only has one focus: helping you reach your health goals.

That’s why our health articles are evidence-based and our recipes are created with the healthiest ingredients and ideal macros.

Writers’ Teams

Dr. Anthony Gustin

Dr. Anthony Gustin DC, MS, CSCS, CCSP, CFL1

Founder and CEO of Perfect Keto & Equip Foods, host of The Keto Answers Podcast, CrossFit coach, strength coach, nutrition planning for hundreds of athletes. Trained in functional medicine and ordered labs and set treatment plans for hundreds of patients.

Chris Irvin, MS

Chris Irvin is a nutrition science researcher and writer with an expertise in ketogenic dieting. Chris holds a Master’s degree in exercise and nutrition science and spent his time in graduate school studying the ketogenic diet for performance and therapeutic applications. Chris is the education manager at Perfect Keto and strives to make the ketogenic diet easy and keto science accessible to everyone. You can reach him at [email protected]

Alex Cunningham

Alex was born and raised in San Francisco and graduated from Villanova University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He’s passionate about nutrition, breaking down health myths, the health food industry, and Bay Area sports. Alex is the Head of Partnerships for Perfect Keto.

Mallory Leone, NC

Mallory is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant, a seasoned nutrition science writer and editor, and Head of Content at Perfect Keto. She has experience as a clinical nutritionist and ran a private practice from 2015-2017. Mallory lives in Las Vegas with her family.

Brian Stanton

Brian Stanton, CHC

Brian Stanton is the author of Keto Intermittent Fasting, a certified health coach, and a health writer with over 150 articles in publications including Observer, Paleo Magazine, and the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Teaching Education. He is the founder of, a website devoted to helping people overcome chronic gut issues. Learn more about Brian at, or email him at [email protected].

Lauren Ciccarelli

Lauren Ciccarelli

Lauren Ciccarelli is a freelance writer and editor with over 450 published articles. After earning her degree in English, she started writing about health and nutrition to help people optimize their mental and physical well-being through an evidence-based approach. Lauren has a particular interest in research about the ketogenic diet and PCOS.

Devan Ciccarelli

Devan Ciccarelli

Devan Ciccarelli has contributed to over 500 published articles throughout her career as a health writer. Some of her most comprehensive guides can be found on Perfect Keto and Thrillist’s Health section. She is also a full-time writer for Perfect Keto and spends her time diving into scientific studies to share the health benefits of a low carb lifestyle.

Emily Ziedman, MS

Emily Ziedman, MS, CN, AWC

Emily Ziedman received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition Research, is a Certified Nutritionist and Ayurvedic Wellness Coach, and has worked in the health and nutrition field for 10 years. Upon receiving her Nutrition Degree, Emily began working in a clinical setting with clients one on one. After several years of clinical practice, she was called to affect change on a larger scale and began her work in the food industry. With her research degree, it’s her passion to bridge the gap between well-informed research and the general public. You can reach Emily at [email protected]om

Corey Nelson

Corey Nelson

Corey Nelson is a freelance writer, quantum health and wellness coach, and certified personal trainer. He has provided guidance to well over 1000 clients in the past 10 years. In his writing and health coaching career Corey initially focused on pharmacology, endocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics, but now focuses primarily on mitochondrial health, quantum biology, and the relationship between human environments, health, and disease. You can reach Corey at [email protected]

Lorenz Mac

Lorenz Mac

Lorenz Mac is a health & wellness writer committed to spreading the knowledge of the ketogenic diet and proper nutrition protocols. For Lorenz, cultivating the awareness of optimal healthy living is a top priority and believes functional medicine and low carb living are at the forefront of health and longevity. He regularly writes articles for beginners who are just getting started with the low carb, high-fat lifestyle.

Sheila Amir

Sheila Amir

Sheila Amir has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and has worked as a health and nutrition writer for over a decade. Sheila’s experience as a nutritionist began with the Wyoming Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program and then as a private practice nutritionist in Wyoming and followed by Arizona. After getting her degree, Sheila practiced nutrition for 8 years before transitioning exclusively to writing. Tired of the mass of misinformation drowning out facts and evidence, she committed herself to creating resources that help readers improve their health.

Isadora Baum, CHC

Isadora Baum is a freelance writer, certified health coach, and author of 5-Minute Energy. She writes for various publications, including Men’s Health, LIVESTRONG, Women’s Health, Well+Good, the Kitchn, All Recipes, Health, POPSUGAR, Eating Well, Spartan Race, Cooking Light, and more. She graduated from Northwestern University and can’t resist a good sample, a margarita, a new HIIT class, or an easy laugh. You can follow her on Instagram or learn more on her website.

Spencer Brooks

Spencer Brooks is a science writer and editor. He holds a degree in neuroscience and also specializes in nutrition, exercise science, and psychology. You can reach Spencer at [email protected]

Rachel Gregory, CN

Rachel Gregory is a Board-Certified Nutritionist specializing in the science/application of the ketogenic diet for weight loss, performance, and overall health.

Recipe Developers Team

Corina Nielsen-Thomas

Corina Nielsen-Thomas, CN, CHC

Corina Nielsen-Thomas is a certified nutritionist, health coach, recipe developer, and food photographer. She specializes in whole food keto and paleo recipes and has worked for a wide array of health food companies. You can find her work at

Steph Lodge

Steph Lodge

Steph Lodge is a writer, recipe developer and content creator as well as a nutritional consultant, fitness model and competitive weightlifter. She is the founder of The Athlete’s Kitchen.

Ayla Sadler

Ayla Sadler

Ayla Sadler has worked with many of the leading companies in the health and wellness industry. She has years of experience as a recipe developer, photographer, food stylist, and writer. 
Sara Nelson

Sara Nelson

Sara Nelson is a proud Milwaukeean, obsessed with her Boston terrier, and a lover of coffee, chocolate, & low-carb baked goods. Sara creates keto, low-carb, nut-free, paleo, and primal recipes on her site:

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