# Episode 135
In Episode #135 Ari shares the LessDoing Podcast with Ryan Rouse of Factor 75, a new and innovative provider of quality pre-packaged meals. During the interview, Ari talks to Ryan about his background, the science of [Factor 75](https://www.factor75.com/) and the daunting logistics behind large-scale food production and delivery.
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**Time Stamped Show Notes:**
– 25:50 – Introduction of Ryan Rouse and [Factor 75](https://www.factor75.com/), the only Ari-Approved source of pre-packaged meals
– 26:15 – The idea for Factor 75
– 28:40 – Ryan’s background in financial services and sales
– 30:20 – Talking about the food behind Factor 75
– 30:35 – The first think you notice about the food?—it’s heavy
– 31:20 – Diet is not synonymous with healthy
– 32:40 – There is a Paleo tilt to Factor 75
– 33:28 – Ryan’s Top 3 Factor 75 recipes
– 34:11 – Butternut Squash Lasagna
– 35:45 – Bison Burger
– 36:38 – Pot Roast
– 37:20 – Factor 75 uses FedEx for deliveries outside of Chicago and delivers to most of the Midwest and East Coast
– 38:15 – Make no bones about it: Food delivery is a huge logistical undertaking
– 38:55 – To get the business started, Factor 75 had to fully commit to scalability
– 41:08 – Factor 75 is _chef crafted_
– 41:44 – People start out with good intentions but then life gets in the way
– 42:00 – In today’s world, it is not easy to make good nutritional choices
– 43:35 – Factor 75 operates with a clean price-point: $13.95 per meal with a $4.95 delivery fee
– 46:10 – In the evolution of food, convenience is paramount
– 46:40 – Most people who use Factor 75 aren’t doing 3-meals per day
– 48:27 – Ryan’s _Top 3 Tips to be More Effective:_
– 48:36 – Get real about what you want in life; understand what success means to you
– 49:08 – Take care of yourself
– 49:53 – Do not underestimate the power of deliberate thought
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