(Ep. 89) The Magic of Algae with Catharine Arnston

On this weeks episode of The Beats with Kelly Kennedy we invited the amazing Catharine Arnston on The Beats to share vast knowledge and wisdom about the amazing life form that is algae. Although Catharine never expected to go down the rabbit hole, in this episode it is apparent that this is the message that Catharine is here to share. The amount of information Catharine conveys in this episode is astonishing, make sure you have a pen and paper near, this is information you are going to want to remember!

Catharine Arnston is the Founder/CEO/Chief Scientific Officer of ENERGYbits® and an expert in algae for wellness, nutrition, beauty, biohacking and longevity. She is a nationally recognized thought-leader, seasoned corporate executive, experienced entrepreneur, and sought-after speaker. Catharine has an MBA, BA Hons and Certificate in Health Coaching, Catharine’s journey into the fascinating world of algae began in 2008 when her younger sister was diagnosed with breast cancer and advised by her oncologist that an alkaline diet would improve her healing. Catharine left her 25-year corporate career to help her sister identify which foods were alkaline which led her to discovering algae – the most alkaline, chlorophyll-rich, high-protein, nutrient-dense food in the world. When Catharine learned that algae’s vast healing properties were documented in tens of thousands of scientific studies but that none of these studies or algae’s benefits were known outside of Asia, she knew she needed to do something. And so ENERGYbits® was born, Catharine has spent the last twelve years researching algae, writing papers, giving presentations, lecturing at conferences, and speaking on 200+ podcasts to explain the benefits of algae. To do this, she has read thousands of scientific papers that detailed, validated, and confirmed algae’s extensive nutritional, health, beauty, longevity, and sustainability benefits. Remarkably none of this science is known by consumers. It is Catharine’s vision and passion to change this and while she is not a Ph.D., her scientific fluency allows her to explain algae with such simplicity and clarity, it quickly becomes obvious why algae is something we all urgently need. Catharine’s passion for algae is contagious, inspiring and thought-provoking. Her efforts have led to algae being better understood by consumers, retailers, educators, doctors, and wellness practitioners. Even the United Nations and NASA endorse algae as the most nutrient- dense food in the world and the answer to world hunger. Catharine’s extensive knowledge and playful personality is both entertaining and educating and her speaking style leaves audiences informed, uplifted, and hopeful. She looks forward to doing the same for you.

Show Notes||

0:00 | Introduction

1:50 | Why did Catharine start Energy Bits?

5:20 | Why is algae so beneficial?

15:50 | What is algae? The entire breakdown of algae.

16:22 | The difference between micro & macro algae

20:21 | What is spirulina?

22:15 | How does algae help to detoxify the body?

23:45 | Why is spirulina a nourishing and energizing algae?

25:30 | Why Spirulina is a better form of protein than animal products

28:00| The ultimate benefits of spirulina

29:20 | Spirulina provides subtle stable energy

32:40 | The similarities between breast milk and spirulina profiles

35:20 | Catharine grows her algae in a very specific way, here’s how.

39:50 | What does it mean to be alkaline?

44:44 | What is chlorella?

46:20| The similarity between our blood & chlorophyl

47:50 | chlorella heals cells walls & builds blood

51:00 | Chloreallas role in cellular detoxification

59:47 | The best time of day to take chlorella

1:00:40 | You can eat Chlorella with other food

1:10:50 | What is Catharines secret for the world?

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Learn more about Catharines Work||


Introduction to Energybits

Why algae is not a food supplement

Algae comparison chart

Why algae outperforms collagen

Immune Health with Algae

Resources Mentioned||

Alkaline diet

Barton Scott on The Beats

Upgraded Formulas Magnesium

Otto Warburg Nobel Prize Winner

Seaspiracy Documentary