Ara Katz on Why Our Microbiomes Matter

12.07.2020 The Fullest Podcasts

Ara Katz is the Cofounder and Co-CEO of Seed Health — a microbial sciences company pioneering applications of bacteria to impact human and environmental health. In addition to Seed Health, Ara co-leads Seed Labs, developing novel applications of bacteria to solve some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our planet.

On today’s episode of the podcast, we met with Ara to discuss the origin of Seed Health and learn more about their decentralized approach to developing category-defining probiotics.

Before discovering the world of microbial science, Ara worked at “an intersection of storytelling, design, and technology.” However, after witnessing several health incidents and experiencing her own health tragedy, Ara began to question her understanding of market wellness. “Why is it,” she wondered, “that we so easily defer the agency of decision making for our bodies?” Why is it that the wellness industry profits while our health as a society is failing?

Seed Health is a human-designed ecosystem of thinkers, scientists, innovators, and storytellers looking to change the lens of how we see our bodies and get curious about our environment. Listen in to today’s episode to learn more about our microbiome in the face of a pandemic, the true definition of a probiotic, and what the future holds for Seed. Tune in below.

Use code THEFULLEST for 15% off your first month of a Seed Daily Synbiotic subscription.

This week’s episode is sponsored by Otamot. Add a nutritious and delicious boost to your family’s go-to meals (and sneak in some fiber-rich veggies while you’re at it!) For 10% off your Otamot order, use code THEFULLEST at checkout.

This week’s episode is sponsored by Onda, the regenerative hemp company that goes way beyond organic. For 15% off your Onda order, use code THEFULLEST at checkout.

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