12: Being Critical of Propaganda | Derek Flanzraich, greatist.com and Michael Mantell, PhD | ACE Fit - 15 Minutes to Wellness

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Episode 12: Being Critical of Propaganda

Derek Flanzraich, greatist.com and Michael Mantell, PhD

12/18/2013

Dr. Mantell joins Greatist CEO and founder Derek Flanzraich. The two will discuss how food marketers entice people with claims of “healthy” and “natural,” and how arming yourself with information can help you avoid propaganda on your next trip to the grocery store.


About Derek Flanzraich

Derek Flanzraich is an entrepreneur on a mission to make everyone a “greatist,” someone who simply makes better choices for their fitness, health, and happiness. He is the founder & ceo of Greatist, a social health & fitness startup working to make healthy living cool. Greatist is currently the fastest-growing site in the space, with over 3 million unique visitors per month.

Flanzraich was previously with Clicker.com (acquired by CBS) and NBC Universal's Digital Entertainment Strategy & Operations, graduated from Harvard in 2010, and has been building brands and organizations that last since his dog-walking business at 10 years old. Besides everything health and wellness, he also loves theme parks & theme bars.


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