The University of California, Alt: Meat Lab was recently featured in the Netflix documentary series You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment. The show follows a scientific experiment where twins adopt are randomly assigned vegan or omnivore lifestyles for 8 weeks. Before and after their body composition and health are analyzed to see which diet results in healthier outcomes.
In Episode 4, members from the UC Berkeley Alt: Meat Lab are featured to talk about the cultural significance of foods and why it’s difficult to change diets. The episode features UC Berkeley and Alt; Meat Lab alum, Kimberlie Le, Co-Founder of Prime Roots; Former Alt: Meat Lab Co-Director, Celia Homyak; and Mario Ubiali, Alt: Meat Lab Partner and CEO of Thimus.