077 : Raquel Furtado : Juice Entrepreneur

Raquel Furtado Post

While studying to become a nurse Raquel developed a thyroid disorder and was sentenced to a life of daily medication.

Switching to a whole foods diet Raquel fully recovered and in 2012 launched her own juice business called Pitanga Juice.

In the spring of 2014 Raquel raised $50,000 on Kickstarter and is now looking to open her own storefront in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

You’ll hear Raquel discuss how a life-threatening disorder led to a life-changing career path, the encouraging signals of success and that reaching the next level has nothing to do with your comfort zone.

“I just went for it.” – Raquel Furtado

For more on Raquel and Pitanga Juice:
Pitanga Juice on Instagram
Pitanga Juice on Facebook

Mentioned in this episode:
Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Pitanga Juice’s Kickstarter Campaign

The Pitanga Juice Kickstarter Videoย (April ’14):

Pitanga Juice

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