Revo Foods: Saving the Oceans with Foodtech

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #20

Overfishing, fish farming and aquatic pollution are ravaging the world’s oceans. Robin Simsa and the team at Revo Foods (formerly Legendary Vish) believe the right combination of plant-based ingredients and foodtech can spark change.

How? By making the world’s first 3D printed plant-based salmon that looks and tastes just like the real thing — minus the heavy metals, microplastics and negative environmental impact — and scaling up the process to make it available to the ...

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Can Flexitarians Save the World?

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Good Monday, fellow nerds! Call me crazy but I’ve recently joined the weird and wonderful world of Clubhouse. 🏚 Worth it? I haven’t quite figured that out yet. But I have been listening in on some interesting conversations.

One thing that continues to come up over and over is messaging. How are we to talk about plant-based food? 🌿 How can brands best position their companies to reach the widest market? Where do we have to focus most right now to ...

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Patrick Suarez: Moving Better to Prevent Injury

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #19

What’s the missing piece in a healthy lifestyle where diet, exercise and sleep are on point? Patrick Suarez would say it’s knowledge of and commitment to better mobility.

Patrick is changing the way people view and approach physical therapy. By building relationships through one-on-one sessions and teaching people not only how to recover but also how to move better in everything they do, he’s enabling athletes of all disciplines and fitness levels to keep doing ...

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Geoff Palmer: Doing Something Radically Different with Sports Nutrition

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #18

What do plant-based diets and the gut microbiome have to do with exercise performance? Geoff Palmer has the answer.

As a vegan for 35 years, a bodybuilding champion and sports nutrition enthusiast, Geoff digs into the science of nutrition to uncover the best the plant kingdom has to offer. Through his company, Clean Machine, he’s bringing the nutrients back into sports nutrition to fundamentally change the way people think about supplementation, protein and the sport ...

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Let's Talk About Alt Protein and Appetites 🍴

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Good Monday, fellow nerds! It’s been quite the week in the plant-based news space, with one of the major highlights being the amount of money investors continue to pour into alt protein. 🤑🤑

Part of me is excited to see the movement growing, but another part is feeling increasing concern over what seems to be a single-minded fixation on one perceived solution to the complex problems within our food system.

So today, we are taking a look at the financial side of ...

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Robert Cheeke: We Need a Better Understanding of Where Our Nutrition Comes From

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #17

Can you go from skinny to strong, buff and healthy JUST eating plant-based foods? Robert Cheeke has proven you can.

From an 89-pound kid to a 220-pound natural bodybuilding champion, Robert Cheeke underwent an incredible transformation on a plant-based diet. And he’s still going strong, showing the world through his books and talks that anyone can build muscle eating plant-based — while reducing disease risk and helping the planet in the process.

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Plant-Based vs. Whole-Food Plant-Based: It's a Plant Protein Smackdown 🥊

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Good Monday, fellow nerds! ❄ It’s a typical February day here in the Northeast as we welcome another round of snow (and sleet, and freezing rain). But while it’s cold outside, the discussion around plant-based eating remains hot! 🔥

…Yes, that was the best I could come up with. 🤣

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