Episode 15: Plant Based Eating: Overcoming Challenges to Accessibility with Common and Dr. Andrew Abraham | The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast Sponsored by Orgain

The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast

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Jul 19, 2022

Episode 15: Plant Based Eating: Overcoming Challenges to Accessibility with Common and Dr. Andrew Abraham

A towering body of research suggests that plant-based diets have significant advantages on health and the planet. However, for those that live in food deserts or struggle financially, it can be difficult to adopt and sustain a plant-rich approach to eating. In this special episode, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, is joined by Orgain’s CEO and Founder, Dr. Andrew Abraham, and award-winning artist, actor, and activist, Common. Tune in as they share about their recent collaboration and dive into important topics regarding the challenges of accessibility of healthy foods in underserved communities and learn how you could support positive change.

About The Guest

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Common is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and Grammy-winning artist, actor, and activist, who continues to break down barriers with a multitude of critically acclaimed, diverse roles, and continued success at the box office. While an accomplished musician, actor and producer, Common’s focus on health and lifestyle activism is what brings us together today. He began his wellness journey in the 1990’s, and in 2020 launched a YouTube series, Com+Well, to share the self-care knowledge and tools he’s been made aware of.

About The Host

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Mary Purdy

Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is an integrative eco-dietitian and nutrition educator with a Master's Degree from Bastyr University, where she is currently adjunct faculty. She has been in clinical practice for over 12 years using a personalized medicine and functional nutrition approach. In addition to being the host of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, she had her own podcast, The Nutrition Show, with 100+ episodes, and has authored two books, Serving the Broccoli Gods and The Microbiome Diet Reset. Mary also teaches for other universities and educational platforms, is a nutrition and sustainability adviser for Big Bold Health, and is a sought-after speaker, consultant and community builder working with organizations to create a more sustainable, just and resilient food system. Learn more about Mary at www.marypurdy.co.

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