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Meet our Nutrition Experts

By February 28, 2020 April 15th, 2020 No Comments

We want you to get the most from your vitamins, which is why hundred offers free guidance from Nutrition Experts to help you stay on track. We call this supported self-care.

We sat down with Valentina Gallani and Paulina Santoyo from our Nutrition Team to explain how we’ve designed our vitamin service to be 100% personalized.

From curating the holistic quiz that creates your vitamin pack, to answering your health questions via live chat, our Nutrition Experts are with you every step of the way.

Valentina Gallani and Paulina Santoyo are part of the Nutrition Team at hundred vitamins

Who is behind hundred?

Valentina

Nutrition Scientist and Product Developer, Valentina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology, and a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Milan.

Valentina has worked at the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam on the influence of a bad diet on the microbiome — focusing on liver health and diseases.

Valentina has also served as a Food Technologist in the Department of Quality and Security in Italy.

Paulina

Nutrition Scientist and Operations Manager, Paulina holds a Master of Science from the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health of Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

Paulina holds additional degrees from the Autonomous University of Mexico, La Salle University, The University of Vermont, and the University College London.

Paulina has served as a Future Entrepreneur in Digital Health with Hasso Plattner Stiftung, and was formerly a Health & Nutrition Advisor at Sodexo.

Why did you become a Nutrition Scientist?

Valentina: The human body has always fascinated me — especially how food is transformed into energy in our bodies. I immediately became passionate about anatomy and food biochemistry, so I started off as a Food Technologist, and then became a Nutritionist. I also spend lots of my free time exercising outdoors, and I’m currently studying to become a specialist in Sports Nutrition.

Paulina: I always knew that I wanted a career focused on helping others. Nutrition Science is perfect because every person has to eat — so you get the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives multiple times a day! Having proper nutrition is powerful because it can prevent disease, and dramatically improve overall quality of life.

What do you enjoy most about working at hundred?

Valentina: Being part of a dynamic team that improves people’s health through a winning combination of guided nutritional advice and high-quality ingredients.

Paulina: Watching people achieve their goals and integrating healthy habits into their lives. I also love being part of a team that harnesses cutting-edge technology to make health more accessible for all.

hundred makes 100% personalized vitamin packs according to your needs, lifestyle, diet and health goals

Do you have any unique approaches you take as a Nutrition Scientist?

Paulina: Instead of following strict diets, I like to educate my clients on how to eat healthy for their individual needs. Nutrition is not a one-size-fits-all science, and demands a tailored approach. It’s so incredible to see my clients learn a habit that is going to stick with them for the rest of their lives, instead of feeling food deprived and yo-yo dieting.

How do you help guide hundred subscribers?

Valentina: At hundred, we alway apply scientific expertise and ongoing support to get long-lasting results. The holistic quiz we’ve created helps us to determine needs based on nutrition, sleep, stress balance, and movement. This tells us everything we need to know about our client’s lifestyles, diets, medical histories, and enables us to give a 100% personalized recommendation for each client — avoiding possible medical interactions.

Paulina: What makes our service unique is the ongoing support we provide. We are available to all our clients 24/7 via live chat support. This means clients can contact us at any time with questions, or to refine their vitamin plan. We also check in on a quarterly basis to monitor progress.

100% personalized high-quality vitamins

Which vitamins do you take daily?

Valentina: I take Vitamin D every day since the production of Vitamin D is triggered by a reaction of our skin to sun exposure, and during the winter my body is not getting sufficient sun exposure! I also take: Vegan Omega 3, Pre/Probiotics, and Turmeric.

Paulina: Pre/Pro is one of my favorite supplements, as Probiotics have many “all around” benefits for our body. Not only do they help with better digestion, but also provide stress and immune support, are mood boosting and promote detoxification. I also take: Ashwagandha and Vitamin D.

The bottom line

Curious to meet Paulina and Valentina? You’ll receive free chat access to our team of Nutrition Experts when you sign up with hundred. Take the 5-minute holistic quiz to get started!

Try hundred today and get 25% off your first 2 months by entering HUNDRED25 at checkout.

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