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Podcast / Food Futures
Podcast / Food Futures

Can apps improve your gut health?

In this day and age we’ve got apps for everything – travel, making new connections, and of course to help us improve our mental and physical health and well-being. With research showing how important gut health is to mental and physical health, will digital apps to improve your gut health be the next in your download queue?

Our guest on this podcast, our second in a series focused on mHealth, certainly thinks so. We’re joined by André Sommer, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Cara Care. Andre will explain why personalised gut health insight is so important, how it can help improve our health, and what the future could look like in the mHealth space. Join the conversation on Table Talk.

About our guest

André Sommer, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Cara Care

Cara Care is a Berlin-based HealthTech startup, founded in 2016 by Andre Sommer, Dankrad Feist, Jesaja Brinkmann and Orest Tarasiuk. The business is run by a team of nutritionists, psychologists and other medical experts helping to create a truly holistic, specialist approach to gut health.

Individuals are assessed thoroughly for their condition, their symptoms and their goals, all of which helps Cara Care to tailor a personalised plan that works for the user.

Cara Care also provide a holistic approach to gut health, not only focusing on nutrition but also offering audio-guided hypnosis, elimination and reintroduction diet plans, food lists and recipes, emotional and behavioural exercises and more.

So far, Cara Care have raised a total funding amount of $9 million over the course of 5 funding rounds. Their latest round, a Series A, was announced in June 2019, and raised $7 million.

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