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Miriam commented on Guide for healthy eating plan

Hi Joanna,

I think getting the videos from nutritionists wouldn't be difficult at all. It's free exposure for them and the industry is tough, especially because a lot of people claim to be nutritionists, but do not have the proper education for it. That being said, there would have to be some kind of a screening, such as a proof of degree from a credible university and not from questionable courses that are flooding the Internet. We are talking about people's health here.

I'm very confident we wouldn't have any trouble finding nutritionists. As I said, free exposure and we might offer something like link to their websites or contact details. A database of approved nutritionists would also be a good idea.

Me as a nutritionist, I'd be thrilled to do the videos :)

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Miriam commented on Guide for healthy eating plan

Hi Andre,

I'm excited to be on the team! Any questions you have regarding nutrition, hit me up.

From my experience, it is important that the clients (in this case the audience) understands that obesity is not the only issue and it definitelly does not come around alone. Once they get the grasp of how adressing one specific issue affects the other, they become more keen on learning and changing their lifestyle as a whole, not just that one part.

Excited to see how this rolls out!

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Miriam commented on MomĀ“s Cooking [Update 15/08/15]

Hi Edgar,

this is a great idea, but as Chris said, the food safety might really become an issue. I am speaking from my own experience. I had a little start-up catering company in San Francisco that provided healthy home cooked meals. The problem I encountered was that the food cannot really be "home-cooked". You are not allowed to cook at home and distribute it to other homes even with paperwork in place. It needs to be a professional kitchen.

That being said however, I have a suggestion to twist your idea a little. People could actually hire mothers or women with no work to come to their homes and cook for their family while they are busy at work. It could be a platform or an app that would allow you to book your own personal chef in a way. Mothers would be able to create their own profiles and showcase their cooking skills, cuisine, etc. They could communicate with the client and send them shopping list, or even offer to go shopping for them?

Good luck with your project!

Miriam