Episode 12: Nutrition Crossroads: Food, Health and Sustainability with Kate Geagan, MS, RD | The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast Sponsored by Orgain

The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast

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Apr 12, 2022

Episode 12: Nutrition Crossroads: Food, Health and Sustainability with Kate Geagan, MS, RD

Human health is dependent upon the health of the planet, so protecting the planet is of utmost importance. In this episode of The Good Clean Nutrition Podcast, host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN is joined by sustainable food and nutrition expert and co-founder of Food and Planet, Kate Geagan, MS, RD, to discuss the intersection between food, health, and sustainability. Tune in to learn how the climate crisis has impacted the nutritional quality of food, the importance of biodiversity, and the state of today's food and agricultural system. Plus, learn planet-friendly strategies from Kate to help create a better food future.

About The Guest

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Kate Geagan, MS, RD


Kate Geagan, MS, RD is an award-winning registered dietitian and sustainable food expert working at the intersection of food, health, and sustainability. She earned a BA from Middlebury College and went on to earn a MS from Simmons University. She is the co-founder of Food + Planet, an organization dedicated to reaching healthcare professionals to drive the adoption of sustainable diet patterns, and is also the author of Go Green, Get Lean: Trim Your Waistline with the Ultimate Low-Carbon Footprint Diet.

About The Host

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Mary Purdy, MS, RDN


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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