Episode 68: The Impossible Burger, and Other Alternatives to Meat

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In this episode, Cynthia Thurlow and Kelly Donahue, PhD talk about one of the most controversial, trending food substances that has been circulating in the nutrition space. They dove into what makes a food healthy or unhealthy, better and worse alternatives to meat and the general role and impact of food and nutrition to our overall health. 

 Cynthia Thurlow and Kelly Donahue, PhD explain the essence of wellness: ”We need to be aware and recognize that we still have a choice with our food. Just because it’s in our environment, it doesn’t mean we have to consume it.”


  • The key difference between unhealthy and healthy food
  • More about the Impossible Burger
  • The true impact of food in our overall health
  • Great whole plant-based alternatives to meat protein
  • The role of our environment in our food choices

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About Everyday Wellness Podcast

Everyday Wellness is not just another health podcast. Your co-hosts, Cynthia Thurlow (nurse practitioner and functional nutritionist) and Kelly Donahue, PhD (clinical health psychologist and nutritional therapy consultant) have over 25 years of combined experience in medicine, psychology, and wellness. Our mission is to bring you the best, science-backed yet practical information to improve your physical and mental wellness every day. We are busy mom-preneurs and know how important your time is. We have designed this podcast to be short in time and big on impact. We interview a variety of guests in the field of health and wellness, and we discuss important issues and provide practical strategies that you can use in your real life.