Dr. T. Colin Campbell: Keeping Plant-Based Nutrition Whole for Optimal Health

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #45

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 is the best thing we can do to support optimal health.

In fact, he’s the one who coined the term “whole ...

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Changing the Foodscape: 5 Perspectives from Industry Insiders

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You probably don’t think about the foodscape when you’re grocery shopping, snacking at home, dining out or ordering in.

But, in every place you interact with food, the foodscape is influencing your decisions—and steering you away from healthy options.

These influences are baked into the very environment of society. Restaurant signs, billboards and banners advertising new specials scream from the sides of the road as you drive through your town or city, offering cheap, fast food and drink in sizes ranging from ...

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Sophie’s BioNutrients: Growing Sustainable Microalgae Proteins for a Better Future

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #43

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. Their proteins are sustainable, affordable and can be grown anywhere.

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Citizen Kind: Helping Eco-Conscious Companies Walk Their Talk

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #40

What can today’s eco-conscious companies, including plant-based businesses, do to increase their impact on the world? Emma Osborne of Citizen Kind would suggest hiring a team of people committed to living out a set of shared values.

Whether you’re looking for fulfilling work or building a company dedicated to changing the world for the better, this episode has some fantastic gems. Here’s a peek into what we dig into:

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Plant Power Fast Food: Changing the World, One Burger at a Time

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The Modern Health Nerd Podcast, Episode #38

Can switching fast food to a cruelty-free, plant-based model change the world? Jeffrey Harris believes it can.

As one of the creative minds behind Plant Power Fast Food, Jeffrey believes building a network of “vegan McDonald’s” can open more people’s eyes to the health and environmental benefits of eating plant-based. He sees Plant Power as a bridge between the current state of the food system and—ultimately—a whole food, plant-based, organic future.