The Next Brand

The Next Brand Substack explores the intersection of health, direct-to-consumer (DTC) trends, and the dynamics of creating impactful brands. It discusses aspects such as the implications of medical solutions like Ozempic, the importance of nutrient-dense foods, the influence of technology in business, and strategies for personal and professional growth.

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609 implied HN points 02 Feb 24
  1. Ozempic, a GLP-1 agonist, is being hyped as a solution to obesity, but it may not address the real issues of metabolic health in America.
  2. Ozempic, despite its weight loss claims, may result in serious side effects, including muscle and bone loss, gastrointestinal events, and more.
  3. The push to fund drugs like Ozempic with taxpayer money raises concerns about cost, corruption, and missed opportunities to address root causes of health issues.
432 implied HN points 05 Sep 23
  1. Long-term time horizons in business strategy can provide a competitive edge.
  2. Nutrient density in food has decreased, impacting health and leading to overeating.
  3. Improving technology for harvesting diverse crops can enhance agricultural diversity and improve food systems.
255 implied HN points 08 Oct 23
  1. Blue Zones may not hold all the secrets to longevity, but they highlight the importance of organic food, community, and lifestyle factors in promoting health.
  2. Be cautious of weight loss drugs like Ozempic due to potential serious side effects, and consider the broader impact of medicating issues caused by environment and food.
  3. Support initiatives like the PRIME Act to promote local food systems by enabling farmers to access more affordable butchering options.
432 implied HN points 03 Jul 23
  1. Living on the 'Edge City' can be beneficial for entrepreneurs by being ahead of trends and building the future with like-minded individuals.
  2. Many traditional sunscreens contain harmful ingredients like oxybenzone, which can have negative effects on hormones and health.
  3. There is a potential business opportunity in providing lifestyle and environmental toxin interventions for fertility improvement, addressing a growing need in the market.
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393 implied HN points 01 May 23
  1. Working on things you're interested in can boost your creativity and charisma.
  2. Instead of finding your passion, find a problem to focus on for long-term impact.
  3. Being aware of and taking steps to reduce exposure to environmental toxins can improve your health.
314 implied HN points 06 Feb 23
  1. Set fewer, more impactful goals to prioritize what truly matters in your life.
  2. Focus on freedom from negative aspects in your life, rather than just freedom to do things.
  3. Balance personal and professional goals to lead a fulfilling life.
255 implied HN points 09 Mar 23
  1. The obesity rates have been increasing, and Ozempic is a popular weight-loss medication.
  2. Ozempic may help with weight loss but doesn't address the root causes of obesity and chronic illness.
  3. There's an idea for a competitive cooking experience called Hunger Games to make dining out more entertaining.
235 implied HN points 07 Jun 23
  1. Unlock the ability to work consistently on something for a long time by aiming to make your first pile of cash to cover expenses for 2+ years.
  2. Consider and evaluate out-there ideas like the terrain theory of disease using a framework of high burden of proof, falsifiability, predictiveness, and prohibitiveness.
  3. The future of education could be revolutionized by implementing Mastery Learning combined with 1-on-1 tutoring and leveraging AI tools to provide personalized learning experiences.