039 | Making Algae Sexy | with Catharine Arnston

 

I’m just gonna say this: my liver hates me.

I have MTHFR (methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase), which means I don’t detox well, so my liver gets bogged down with supplements, toxins, alcohol, and all the other things.

My brother (hey Steven!) is always on the lookout for new products and people that will help me along my health journey, and last year he found Energy Bits and Recovery Bits. They’re little, green bits of food made of chlorella and spirulina, and they help you detoxify. I take 30 every day, and I have for over a year. My doctor, Dr. Lekkos, also recommends their whole line to his patients as well, because they’re so powerful and clean.

The CEO, Catharine Arnston, has created something so, so beautiful. She’s making algae sexy (her words, not mine) and educating the masses on the benefits of this highly impactful and easy way to heal your body.

We had a chance to talk in Boston a few weeks ago, and I loved this conversation. Her story, from losing everything while trying to create this company to now gaining respect around the world is phenomenal.

 
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Today on The Platform...

  • When Catharine was helping her sister through breast cancer, discovering the incredible value of alkaline foods and algae along the way

  • Catharine’s experience as a competitor on Shark Tank

  • 1974’s United Nations global conference where they identified Spirulina as the “answer to world hunger”

  • The power of Algae - The nutrient profile of spirulina is virtually identical to mother’s breast milk (commonly known as “the perfect food”)

  • How to tune in and listen to your body’s inner voice and pay attention to its needs

  • The difference between spirulina (used in Energy Bits) and chlorella (used in Recovery Bits)

  • The role of K2 supplements in helping to prevent heart disease, Alzheimers, and even wrinkles

  • How Catharine persevered through her company’s (and her body’s) darkest moments

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