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As Chief Nerd at The Modern Health Nerd, Theresa “Sam” Houghton is using smart strategies and great content to help health-focused CPG brands build meaningful relationships with their customers.

Sam is a graduate of both the Bauman College Nutrition Consultant program and the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate program and uses this expertise to bring a unique perspective to content marketing.

She has been a guest on Pandemic Punditry, the Vegan Stories Podcast, and Let’s Eat with Mark Samuel, and her writing has been featured on Green Queen Media.

Is Stevia the Safest Sweetener?
Is Stevia the Safest Sweetener?

Although stevia comes from a plant and is often marketed as healthy and even plant-based, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to this natural sweetener. Make sure you know the pros and cons before you sweeten your next recipe with stevia.


Autoimmunity and Diet: Is There a Connection?
Autoimmunity and Diet: Is There a Connection?

Autoimmune disorders are a fact of life for many, and frustratingly, the causes of autoimmunity are unknown. What research does suggest, though, is that diet can have a negative or a positive effect, and many signs point to the benefits of a whole food diet.


Can Using Regenerative Practices Save Agriculture?
Can Using Regenerative Practices Save Agriculture?

The term “regenerative agriculture” may be new to you, but it has a long history. Here we discuss what regenerative agriculture is, whether it’s a realistic process to adopt, as well as its criticisms and benefits.


How to Start a Sustainable At-Home Garden
How to Start a Sustainable At-Home Garden

Sustainable gardening is great for the planet and for your health, there’s no doubt about that, but the endeavor can feel a little daunting at first. Have no fear, though: these practical tips will help you acquire green thumb status this growing season!


How Is Cell-Cultured Meat Changing the Future of Food?
How Is Cell-Cultured Meat Changing the Future of Food?

Here we take a look at cell-cultured meat and whether it has a place at the table within a healthy diet, including with a whole food, plant-based diet. Although science is getting closer, many consumers and scientists alike remain unconvinced.


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