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Unleashed - How to Thrive as an Independent Professional

Feb 26, 2021

In this week’s episode, I talk to Tekla Back, McKinsey alum, former senior vice president of strategy at PepsiCo., and founder of the snack, Keho. Tekla reveals how she got into nutrition, the truth behind the nutritional labels, and how she developed the Keho snack bar. You can learn more about Tekla’s campaign on nutrition by emailing her at or visit her company website at

Key points include:

  • 03:51: The problem with nutritional labels
  • 05:34: The math behind recommended daily amounts
  • 09:47: What you should know about cholesterol
  • 12:53: The missing information on sugar
  • 19:03: The factors influencing the FDA
  • 22:37: The process of certifying a nutritional label
  • 23:44: The impact the FDA has on changing what we eat