In 2016, our founders experienced the challenges of a mental health crisis firsthand when the eldest of their four children, their son, Matt, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 19. After battling bipolar illness for five years, Matt achieved a full recovery from his condition using a metabolic ketogenic therapy with 100 years of evidence in epilepsy. The Baszuckis speak openly about their experience to offer hope to other families. They believe fighting stigma requires not only ground-breaking science, but open conversations and life stories.
Jan 16, 2023 – Metabolic Mind director Dr. Bret Scher explores the important connection between metabolic and mental health as well as emerging evidence that metabolic therapies, like ketogenic diets, may help reduce or even eliminate symptoms of psychiatric illness.
Bipolarcast Episode 10: Jan and Matt Baszucki Live from Keto-Live
August 8, 2022 — An interview with Jan Ellison Baszucki, author and president of Baszucki Group, and Matt Baszucki, music producer at Roblox, on their family’s journey with bipolar and discovering a ketogenic metabolic therapy.
Brain Energy, Mitochondria, and Mental Health with Harvard’s Dr. Chris Palmer
Oct 3, 2023 – An interview with Dr. Chris Palmer, founder and director of the Metabolic and Mental Health Program at McLean Hospital and assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.