Have anyone’s words ever crushed your dream? Shawn Wells is a registered dietitian, certified sports nutritionist, biohacktivist, and known in the health world as the “Ingredientologist.” After having worked with celebrity clients, professional athletes, and people trying to optimize their health, his presence and expertise in the fields of supplementation, longevity, and performance nutrition is highly sought after.
Over the course of his career, he has been acclaimed as “The World’s Greatest Formulator,” after having formulated over 500 nutritional supplement products available around the world. Shawn has several patents of novel ingredients including TeaCrine and Dynamine.
In this episode, we uncover Shawn’s battles with significant health issues- weight issues, depression, autoimmune conditions (Epstein-Barr, Fibromyalgia, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), and even a type of brain tumor. Through bringing his body back to thriving health, he picked up a range of wisdom and created practical solutions for others to try. He now dedicates his energy into being a true educator for the masses, as he’s been called to speak on stages all over the world, appeared on documentaries, and openly shares his passion and health optimization knowledge on social media.
Further, this episode reveals gems ranging from incorporating a balance of hard work and passion to be the best in our craft, dealing with naysayers, how to widen our “stress bucket,” and how to find a mentor that is right for us.