Tim Samuels, Karmacist: Harnessing Nutrigenomics

Tim Samuels, Karmacist: Harnessing Nutrigenomics

By Vevolution

Tim Samuels has spent most of his career producing documentaries for the BBC and National Geographic, including a podcast critiquing the wellness industry. He is now founder and CEO of Karmacist where, working alongside Harvard and Stanford scientists, he combines the power of nature with cutting edge science to produce botanical supplements. In today's episode, we hear Tim speak with candour about the challenges of founding a start up after years as a journalist, his cynicism about the mainstream supplement industry, and how he harnessed his skills as a story-teller to secure investment. We also delve into the scientific basis of Karmacist: nutrigenomics, which is how certain nutrients can impact particular genes that are involved in regulating certain bodily functions. If you ever wondered how saffron could help fight depression, then this is the episode for you!

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