Oct. 27, 2021

#61 Rootine: Building the Future of Vitamins, Micronutrients, and Data-Driven Health | Rachel Sanders, Co-Founder & CEO

#61 Rootine: Building the Future of Vitamins, Micronutrients, and Data-Driven Health | Rachel Sanders, Co-Founder & CEO

In Episode #61, we explore building the future of vitamins, micronutrients, and data-driven health. We’re joined by Rachel Sanders, Co-Founder & CEO of Rootine. We cover why the vitamin and supplement industry is broken, the ups and downs of being a founder, and advice for women founders.


In Episode #61, we explore building the future of vitamins, micronutrients, and data-driven health. We’re joined by Rachel Sanders, Co-Founder & CEO of Rootine. We cover why the vitamin and supplement industry is broken, the ups and downs of being a founder, and advice for women founders.

“Feedback's a gift. The worst thing that you can have as a founder is someone ghosting you or not telling you what's wrong or what's right. If you know what's wrong, you know where to focus and know where to fix.” – Rachel Sanders

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CHAPTERS

This episode is our definitive guide to data-driven changes to the future of vitamins and micronutrients. In it we cover:

  • (00:00:00) – Introduction
  • (00:01:28) – Rachel's background and path to Rootine
  • (00:05:08) – The data-driven health space
  • (00:11:16) – How Rootine works
  • (00:14:01) – Important health data points
  • (00:17:52) – Why general multivitamins aren't a great choice
  • (00:19:25) – Why the vitamin and supplement industry is broken
  • (00:23:32) – On starting Rootine and receiving feedback
  • (00:28:10) – The ups and downs of being a founder
  • (00:32:12) – Advice for female founders

ABOUT ROOTINE

Rachel Sanders is Co-founder and CEO of next gen vitamin company Rootine. We talk about how they're rethinking the daily multivitamin and shaking up a $150 billion market. In this episode, we cover why the current one size fits all multivitamin is broken, how Rootine invented an entirely new approach that starts with understanding your genetics and current and blood levels, how they blend the perfect multivitamin for every customer, and how their approach to data-driven health and customized nutrition fits into the broader picture of the quantified health movement.

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