The Entrepology Podcast
About This Show
As a Naturopathic Doctor and Entrepologist, Dr. Meghan Walker supports the health and optimization of entrepreneurs, innovators and go-getters. The demands of an entrepreneurial life can take a toll on one’s health. From relationships to neurotransmitters, Dr. Meghan goes deep with world renowned experts to help you optimize your brain, body and purpose. Your health is your unfair advantage. Have a question or topic you would like to see covered, go to www.entrepologypodcast.com.
Most Recent Episode
018: Beekeeping, Business and Health with Carly Stein
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Today I had the chance to speak with Carly Stein. Carly is an awesome woman who gave up her career at Goldman Sachs to follow her passion — beekeeping. Carly is an expert in this tiny little niche of producing high-quality, totally natural bee products. We’re not just talking about honey, but so many other products as well. We talked about the medicinal advantages of bee products, how to start a business related to food, what it’s like to be an entrepreneur as a woman, and how to offer a product that is totally authentic. If you have a mission and a vision of the life and business you want to grow, or just a passion for your health, this is absolutely the interview for you. Key Takeaways: [:30] Please join our Facebook community, Legacy, a group of bad-ass women collectively committed to leaving the world better than we found it. [2:22] Carly’s allergic reactions to antibiotics led her to bee products. [5:48] How did people react when Carly left her job at Goldman Sachs to start beekeeping? [7:34] There are many bee products with long histories of medicinal use. [10:48] If you are allergic to bee stings, you can probably still use honey and propolis. [11:43] How can you find high-quality, raw honey? [13:58] You must consider pesticide exposure when purchasing bee products. [15:23] How are Beekeeper’s Naturals’ products produced? [17:40] Carly uses her products daily. [19:07] Does Carly use other supplements besides bee products? [19:55] Not all bee products are high in sugar, and a study has shown that bee propolis can improve blood sugar levels. [22:09] Honey can help you sleep. [23:23] Carly does not recommend that children under the age of one use any bee products. [25:01] How do you take honey for medicinal purposes? [25:34] Since 2006, we have seen a steady decline in bee populations, and that is largely due to pesticide use. [28:28] How much is organic certification worth? How can we support organic and biodynamic farmers? [31:31] Make sure that your business idea can be grown in a sustainable way. [36:04] Health is knowing how to take control of your well-being. [36:53] Take this month’s quiz about sleep at