093: Dr. David Jockers on The Most Powerful Healing Diet on the Planet

Jan 13

Dr. David Jockers is a doctor of natural medicine, a functional nutritionist and corrective care chiropractor. He currently owns and operates Exodus Health Center in Kennesaw, Georgia and runs one of the hottest natural health websites in, which has gotten over 1 million monthly visitors. His work has been seen on popular media such as the Dr. Oz show and Hallmark Home and Family.

Dr. Jockers is a world-renowned expert in the area of ketosis, fasting and the ketogenic diet. He is the developer of the bestselling “Navigating the Ketogenic Diet” E-course and the host of the popular “Keto Edge Summit” and the “Fasting Transformation Summit.”

His book “The Keto Metabolic Breakthrough” by Victory Belt publishing is set to hit bookstores everywhere in January of 2020. Dr. Jockers lives in Canton, Georgia with his wife Angel and his twin boys David & Joshua and his daughter Joyful.

In this episode, Dr. David Jockers talks about:

  • Keto-friendly recipes
  • Difference in flours
  • Transitioning from the Standard American Diet
  • Having 10-12 go-to recipes
  • Importance of taking good images of recipes
  • Palmini Noodles
  • Hearts of Palm
  • Troubleshooting keto
  • Importance of food quality
  • Minimizing toxins
  • Keto as anti-inflammatory diet
  • High-quality diet choices
  • Drivers of inflammation
  • Avoiding refined vegetable oils
  • 3 big changes to make immediately
  • Where to find the best meats
  • Making keto work for your family
  • Why butter is so healthy
  • Fasting benefits with keto
  • Keto for women
  • Feast/famine cycles
  • Controlling insulin
  • Using carbs strategically
  • Nutrient-dense carb sources
  • Mastering our own physiology
  • Carbing up or carb-cutting to break a plateau
  • Are you really in ketosis?
  • How to test your thyroid at home
  • Carb cycling for thyroid
  • Adding stress to break a plateau
  • Hormetic stressors
  • Being intentional about adding stress to the body
  • Being intentional about calming the body
  • “Cold and flu season”
  • Training the body for resilience
  • The maintenance phase of keto
  • Mind Body Spirit
  • Tracking what you need with wearable devices
  • Tracking carbs – net vs. total
  • Tracking macros
  • Gentle approach to transitioning into keto
  • Worse thing you can do for fat-burning
  • Carbs in the evening

Featured Guest

Dr. David Jockers


US Wellness Meats
Slanker Grass Fed Meat
How to Test Your Thyroid Function at Home
Dr. Jockers’ Website
Keto Metabolic Breakthrough

About the Author

Kate Jaramillo: Creator of Ketogenic Living 101, 102, Straight-Up Wellness & Keto Living Coach Certification. Wellness Advocate & Badass.