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Sprouts Announces Livestream Event on Natural Remedies Featuring Expert Health Panelists and Host Maria Menounos

Interactive discussion to cover Anxiety, Inflammation and Immune Support, with special giveaways including Instacart Express memberships and a $2,500 grocery gift card

PHOENIX, Ariz. ­ October 12, 2021 Sprouts Farmers Market today announced an exclusive wellness livestream event with selected panelists addressing how food and nutrients can ease anxiety and inflammation while supporting a healthy immune system. The event will take place on October 20 at 5 p.m. PDT and will help viewers renew their physical and emotional balance before the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Attendees can participate in live polling and those who submit questions to the panelists will be eligible to win special giveaways. Registration for the free event is now open at

“There are many factors contributing to increased anxiety, a lot of which can take a toll on our immune systems that eventually impact our physical health,” said Sprouts VP of Vitamins Diana Lucas. “Through this event, we will share practical tips on how to improve your overall health through the exploration of food and the discovery of vital nutrients.”

Maria Menounos, Emmy Award-winning journalist and host of the daily YouTube and podcast series “Better Together,” will lead the specially curated panel discussion. Her passion for helping others heal and improve their lives stems from both her and her mother’s brain tumor diagnoses. Through her podcast and daily work, she hopes to help other women take control of their lives and their own health journeys.

World-class health experts joining the conversation to offer insight on how to naturally address anxiety, inflammation and immune support include:

  • Candice Kumai – Named “The Golden Girl of Wellness” by bothELLE and Forbes, Candice was recently chosen as one of Arianna Huffington’s “Top 20 New Role Models.” She is a classically trained chef, former food Editor-at-Large at Shape and Men’s Journal, regular culture contributor on the Today Show, and a six-time, best-selling author. Her latest book Kintsugi Wellness was published in 10 different languages and her seventh book will be an Audible Original focused on spiritual wellness.
  • Jordan RubinJordan Rubin is the co-founder and CEO of Ancient Nutrition, a supplement company with a mission to restore our health, strength and vitality by providing history’s healthiest whole food nutrients to the modern world. One of America’s most recognized and respected natural health experts, Jordan emphasizes the power of superfoods and supplements and is the New York Times bestselling author of The Maker’s Diet, and 26 additional titles, including his latest work Essential Fasting.
  • Josh Axe – Dr. Josh Axe, D.N.M., C.N.S, D.C., is the co-founder of Ancient Nutrition, and author of the best-selling books Ancient Remedies, Keto Diet, Eat Dirt, and Collagen Diet. He has a passion to help people get healthy by empowering them to use nutrition to fuel their gut health and immune system recovery.
  • Naomi Whittel – Naomi Whittel was named by Prevention as the leading female innovator in the natural products industry and is a fierce advocate for empowering people to take control of their health. She is the founder of The ONE Nutrition and author of Glow15, the New York Times best-selling book on diet and healthy lifestyles, as well as High Fiber Keto.

Panelist headshots are available for download here.

The event will occur during Sprouts’ vitamin sale, which runs October 20–26, where all vitamins, supplements and body care items are 20% off with a Sprouts account. The first 5,000 registered attendees to join the livestream will win a 3-month Instacart Express membership. Other live giveaways include a $2,500 Instacart gift card, and five prize bundles of products from Ancient Nutrition and The ONE Nutrition. Attendees must have a Sprouts account to be eligible for prizes.

About Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
Sprouts is the place where goodness grows. True to its farm-stand heritage, Sprouts offers a unique grocery experience featuring an open layout with fresh produce at the heart of the store. Sprouts inspires wellness naturally with a carefully curated assortment of better-for-you products paired with purpose-driven people. The healthy grocer continues to bring the latest in wholesome, innovative products made with lifestyle-friendly ingredients such as organic, plant-based and gluten-free. Headquartered in Phoenix, and one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, Sprouts employs approximately 35,000 team members and operates more than 360 stores in 23 states nationwide. To learn more about Sprouts, and the good it brings communities, visit