Gunnar Lovelace is a serial entrepreneur with a serious interest in health and wellness. After several successful ventures in fashion, real estate, and technology, he co-founded Thrive Market, an online wholesale buying club on a mission to make healthy living easy and affordable for every American family. He is passionate about the environment and a supporter of philanthropy, and he calls his mother his greatest inspiration. Be Well talks to the incredibly accomplished (and truly admirable) entrepreneur about healthy living and, of course, his pantry staples.
Wellness Inspiration: My mom, for her prioritization of healthy living throughout my entire childhood, and Dr. Mark Hyman, for his intelligence and generosity.
Wellness Is ______: At the most basic level, it’s feeling good in your skin, energetic in your body, and happy overall.
Guilty Pleasure: Dark chocolate!
Relax & Chill Out: While it’s a constant challenge, making sure to get good and adequate rest along with full-body exercise.
Travel Carry-ons: Temperature-stable probiotics, various green powders, and Host Defense mushrooms.
Current Reading List: Biography of Howard Hughes and the sci-fi novel Altered Carbon, by Richard Morgan.
Ingredient I Always Avoid: Never say never, but I diligently avoid wheat and complex carbs.