dr. sarah rahal & armra

dr. sarah rahal & armra

From Pediatric Neurology to Foundational Health

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In this episode of Read Receipt, we have the privilege of hosting Dr. Sara Rahal, the visionary founder of Armra. Dr. Rahal's transition from pediatric neurology to creating a groundbreaking bovine colostrum supplement brand is an inspiring tale of innovation and passion. After recognizing the gaps in western medicine regarding foundational health, Dr. Rahal dedicated herself to developing a supplement that supports our immune system with over 200 bioactives. Join us as we delve into her journey, from bootstrapping a science-backed business to navigating the challenges of launching a new product. Learn about the transformative benefits of colostrum and how Armra is revolutionizing foundational wellness for modern living.

Tune in to discover Dr. Rahal's entrepreneurial journey, the science behind Armra, and the future of this pioneering brand.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the conversation!

the Show Notes


Dr. Sara Rahal, founder of Armra, shares her remarkable journey from pediatric neurology to developing a groundbreaking bovine colostrum supplement brand. After recognizing the limitations of western medicine in addressing foundational health, Dr. Rahal was inspired to create Armra, which supports the immune system with over 200 bioactives. She discusses the challenges of bootstrapping a science-backed business, the importance of foundational health, and the unique benefits of colostrum. The conversation delves into her entrepreneurial experiences, the science behind Armra, and the future vision for the brand.


bovine colostrum, foundational health, pediatric neurology, entrepreneurship, immune system, bioactives, wellness, science-backed business, colostrum benefits, health innovation


  1. Dr. Sara Rahal's journey from pediatric neurology to founding Armra is marked by passion and innovation.
  2. Armra focuses on supporting foundational health with over 200 bioactives found in bovine colostrum.
  3. The entrepreneurial journey involves significant challenges, including bootstrapping and navigating new markets.
  4. Foundational health is critical for overall wellness, and colostrum plays a unique role in supporting the immune system.
  5. Building a brand involves creating a strong connection with consumers and staying true to scientific integrity.
  6. Armra's commitment to health and wellness drives its mission and product development.
  7. Patience and persistence are essential for long-term success in the competitive wellness market.

Sound Bites:

  • "I started Armra out of a need to address the foundational health gaps I saw in my medical practice."
  • "Colostrum is a powerful superfood with over 200 bioactives that support our immune barriers."
  • "Building a science-backed business from scratch has been challenging, but the impact on health is worth it."
  • "Our modern environment poses unique health challenges that colostrum can help address."
  • "Patience and persistence are key to achieving long-term success in the wellness industry."


00:00 - Dr. Rahal's Background and Journey-
Dr. Rahal introduces herself and shares her journey from pediatric neurology to founding Armra.

08:01 - The Inspiration Behind Armra-
Dr. Rahal discusses the personal and professional experiences that inspired her to create Armra.

12:30 - Transitioning from Medicine to Entrepreneurship-
Dr. Rahal explains her decision to leave clinical practice and focus on developing a health supplement.

23:17 - The Science Behind Colostrum-
The conversation delves into the unique benefits of bovine colostrum and its impact on foundational health.

25:30 - Challenges and Opportunities in the Wellness Industry-
Dr. Rahal talks about the challenges of bootstrapping her business and the opportunities in the wellness market.

27:26 - Commitment to Health and Wellness-
Dr. Rahal highlights Armra's dedication to creating scientifically-backed products that support overall wellness.

31:23 - Building a Strong Brand Identity-
The discussion explores the importance of staying true to scientific integrity and connecting with consumers.

36:02 - The Vision for Armra-
Dr. Rahal shares her vision for the future of Armra and her goals for the brand.

47:37 - Patience and Persistence in Entrepreneurship-
Dr. Rahal emphasizes the need for patience and persistence in achieving long-term success.

51:43 - Final Thoughts and Insights-
Dr. Rahal wraps up the conversation with final thoughts and valuable insights for aspiring entrepreneurs.

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