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Ever Forward Radio with Chase Chewning

Welcome to EVER FORWARD RADIO! The podcast that brings you empowering messages and interviews from industry leaders of fitness, nutrition, mindset, entrepreneurship and personal development to help you life a life ever forward.

Oct 17, 2022

Chase welcomes Stephanie Moyal and Jake Mellman to break down the preventative, medicinal, and environmental benefits of functional mushrooms. They share the science behind lion’s mane, cordyceps, and reishi, why mushrooms are the most sustainable crop in the world, and how to make sure you’re buying high-quality, potent mushroom products. 

Are you skeptical of functional mushrooms? If you’re looking to improve your performance, cognition, sleep quality, or just try something new to boost your health and vitality, this episode is for you.

Stephanie Moyal and Jake Mellman are the Co-Founders of Troop, a wellness company creating daily mushroom gummies sourced and made right here in the USA. They’re on a mission to demystify mushrooms, make them more approachable, and make them super tasty, too! 


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Key Highlights

  • Stephanie and Jake share the story behind Troop, from growing mushrooms in their closets to hiring a gummy scientist to turn their vision into a product. 
  • They share the scientific research behind functional mushrooms along with the proven health benefits and uses of lion’s mane, cordyceps, and reishi.
  • Stephanie and Jake break down their highly effective mushroom extraction process, where they source their mushrooms, and the specific characteristics you should look for when buying mushroom products (especially online).
  • Why are mushrooms the most sustainable crop in the world? How can mushrooms move humankind ever forward? One powerful way is climate protection. Listen in to learn how mushrooms are being used to clean up oil spills and turn the toxic oil into new life. 

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