Julia Olayanju is an entrepreneur, scientist, and the Founder of Food Niche Inc., a company that facilitates collaboration between scientists, innovators, investors, and executive decision-makers through nationally recognized conferences. She is a thought leader that advocates for nutritional education and a healthy food supply. Julia is also the Founder and Executive Director at the Global Food and Health Institute, leading a team that leverages technology and scientific expertise to promote healthy food systems. Her work has appeared on Forbes, Thrive Global, Business Insider, and USA Today. She has a Doctorate degree from Rutgers University and lives in New Jersey with her husband and two boys.
Julia joins me today to discuss the key ingredients of good health through nourishing meals. She shares her journey from lab researcher to female entrepreneurs bringing food innovations and education to the younger generation. We discuss the eating patterns of adults and children in America and share how food compounds can affect our long-term health as well as help prevent chronic illnesses. Julia shares how the Global Food and Health Institute and YScooks inspire children to learn about nutrition through technology. We also discuss why we need to make nourishing meals available to all, regardless of where they live and their financial constraints.
“What we hope to do is create a generation of ambassadors - not only to take care of themselves by eating and nourishing their bodies, but also to help others see this is really important.” - Julia Olayanju
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