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One of the trickiest things I do as a health blogger is decide which companies and products to use for my family and to recommend to others. I take this responsibility seriously, so I know I’m in good company when I spend time with my friend John Durant, aka Paleo Jesus, one of the 100 Most Influential People in the health world. Now as a venture capitalist, John Durant makes it his primary mission to find and fund the best health-focused companies through his company, Wild Ventures. He’s the best person I know to give insight into the future of health—and how we can vote with our dollars to support companies willing to shape and change it for the better. John Durant, Modern Caveman First, a little about John Durant, because he’s a fascinating person. His New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Manifesto rocketed the Paleo diet into popularity, and he continues to pursue health with a passion. On any given day you might find John Durant running barefoot through Central Park, experimenting with intermittent fasting, or doing a polar bear swim in the Atlantic. Now a sought-after health expert, he’s been featured by The New York Times, The Atlantic and appeared on The Colbert Report and NPR. John’s portfolio includes some of my favorite companies, where he works behind the scenes to make them successful: Thrive Market, Exo, AO Biome, and Kettle and Fire just to name a few. Let’s find out the inside scoop on how companies, big and small, play a part in our health future. The Mighty Dollar … in Your Pocket I’ve been criticized before for sometimes supporting large companies that offer some—but not all—health-conscious products. And there is of course good reason…

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