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031. "Are you keto?" "No, I'm Netta!"

So what's the difference between Life After Sugar and keto? And why does it annoy me when people ask me: "Netta, are you keto?"In this episode I explain what keto is and its history, and how it's become so popular today. Yes,  it's understandable that people confuse how I eat with the keto way of eating, because both approaches cut out sugar. But I also rant a little about why I don't like to be identified with  what I eat. I'm me, I'm not my food! Keto is great, but it doesn't fit my personality. I point out several similarities and differences between Life After Sugar and keto. For example, I don't enjoy tracking my food or counting grams or seeing what I eat in terms of macros. I don't use any type of sweetener. I also include all fruit in my diet (albeit not much of it, as now my tastebuds get overwhelmed with only a little sweetness).But that doesn't make keto "bad". On the contrary, I think it's great because it questions accepted dietary dogma and aims to reduce unnecessary sugars and starches. It's just that my experience of the posts and exchanges in various keto groups was... well, off-putting, and I talk about that in this episode.Basically, in my humble opinion, do whatever is a good fit for you, both for your food and for your personality. That, for me, is part of Life After Sugar, and a big part of feeling free!To know more about Life After Sugar, go here:

Om Podcasten

Welcome to Life After Sugar: Stories to Inspire, with Netta Gorman. The podcast that's not just about sugar, but about your relationship with it, and especially with yourself. This podcast is for you if you know that you need to cut down sugar, but you're not sure where to start, and you're feeling tired, sluggish, and overwhelmed because sugar seems to be everywhere. Get back your energy, lose your extra weight and the stiffness in your joints, get your digestion back on track, without feeling like you're depriving yourself of anything or being on a diet! Here you'll hear inspiring stories of people who cut out sugar in their own way, at their own pace, and for their own reasons. I hope that this podcast will inspire you to discover your life after sugar too! For more details, visit the Life After Sugar website at