A digital health company that delivers nutrition advice at your fingertips called 80/20 Plants, announced a new partnership with International Television host, investor, and activist, Marco Antonio Regil. The partnership augments the brand’s recent launch of their Spanish service, 8020plantas.com, which provides a customer experience infused with the rich Latinx food heritage. Regil and 80/20 Plants will focus on raising awareness and providing diverse communities with the tools they need to make the switch to a more plant-based lifestyle.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has cited that three out of the five leading causes of illness and death among Hispanics are directly attributable to diet and poor nutrition. Positive changes in diet and other lifestyle choices can have a significant impact on the health of the Latinx population, reducing risk factors such as obesity.
“I look forward to seeing my Latino community thrive and succeed. We need to reverse the diabetes and obesity epidemic that is killing our community. Embracing a Whole Foods Plant-Based Diet was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life. I am honored and excited to join Matt and the 80/20 Plants team on this meaningful mission,” said the host of 100 Mejicanos Dijeron aka the Mexican version of The Price is Right.
Regil currently dedicates his time to helping Latinos lead healthier lives through his Marco podcast and online courses. After going plant-based and eating more whole foods, Regil immediately saw his health and energy levels improve – leaving behind digestive problems as well as chronic gastritis and colitis. Now, he’s focused on sharing his experience and bringing those changes to the Latino community.
“We are excited to officially welcome Marco to the 80/20 Plants family,” said Matthew Tullman, CEO and co-founder of 80/20 Plants. “Health conditions related to nutrition disproportionately affect Hispanic communities, and we want to reverse that trend for the current generation and for generations to come. To make lifelong change possible, with Marco, 80/20 Plants engages our members not only in their native language, but also in a way that’s sensitive to their cultural food heritage.”
80/20 Plants provides nutrition services including one-on-one coaching, plant-based recipes, individualized plans, on-call support from a Registered Dietitian, video lessons and an enthusiastic community of support. Comparatively, a fraction of those services from a typical nutritionist may cost as much as $75+ per session. You can currently join the app for just $9 a month.
To find out more about 80/20 Plants, visit the 80/20 Plants website at 8020plants.com or their Spanish-language website at 8020plantas.com, or follow their Instagram page @8020plants or @8020plantas.
About 80/20 Plants
80/20 Plants is a revolutionary nutrition coaching tool powered by machine learning. 80/20 Plants makes the transition to a plant-based diet approachable, simple and fun. Only 80/20 Plants combines practical tools with real-time, personalized support. Our mission is to move people and the planet to a better, healthier future through approachable and fun one-on-one coaching, community and practical education.