The Modern Health Nerd Podcast

The modern food system is broken and our health is terrible. What can we do to fix it?

The Modern Health Nerd Podcast brings together the movers, shakers and innovators from food, health, agriculture and everywhere in between for fascinating conversations that examine what individuals and companies are doing to transform what we eat and how we live.

From innovative plant-based products and indoor vertical farming to fitness and foodtech, every episode features some of the most thoughtful and innovative minds making an impact across industries.

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  • Dr. T. Colin Campbell: Keeping Plant-Based Nutrition Whole for Optimal Health 09/22/2021
    What if we could break the cycle of disease and premature death just by changing what we eat? Dr. T. Colin Campbell believes it really is that simple. After decades of studying nutrition's effects on health and disease, Dr. Campbell is convinced that eating plants in as close to their whole, unrefined forms as possible […]
  • Michael Moss: Uncovering the Secrets of the Trillion-Dollar Food "Cartel" 09/08/2021
    How much control do we actually have over our food choices? According to Michael Moss, it's not nearly as much as we think. Decades of research and reformulation have given the ultra-processed food industry ("Big Food") the upper hand, but we don't have to be victims of manipulation. We can regain control—and Michael Moss provides […]
  • Sophie's BioNutrients: Growing Sustainable Microalgae Proteins for a Better Future 08/11/2021
    Can some of the smallest living things on the planet change the future of the food system—and create a better world? According to Eugene Wang, microalgae has that power. Through his company, Sophie's BioNutrients, Eugene and his team are fermenting and extracting unique microalgae proteins suitable for a creating a variety of plant-based food products. […]
  • Green Queen Media: Going Beyond Alt Protein to Solve the World's Biggest Problems 08/04/2021
    What's needed to take the current movement toward more sustainable, ethical food and products to the next level? Sonalie Figuerias believes it’s a combination of consumers asking for more transparency and traceability and brands taking a 360-degree approach to solving the world’s biggest problems. Being at the head of "the world’s leading source for APAC […]
  • Mike Fata: Creating Big Impact with Small Changes 07/28/2021
    Can simple changes make a big difference in diet and health—not just on an individual level, but across the food industry? Mike Fata is living proof that it's possible. Mike has dedicated over 25 years studying and practicing natural health, starting in 1995 when he made the life changing decision to lose over 100lbs. In […]