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Today, our guest is Dr. Colin Zhu; he is a double board-certified family and lifestyle medicine physician and one of the cutting-edge doctors in the PlantBased Telehealth family.
In addition, he is a public speaker, podcast host of Thrive Bites, creator of the THR5 Formula and its coinciding masterclass, culinary chef, and author of Thrive Medicine: How to Cultivate Your Desires and Elevate Your Life.
His purpose has manifested into the Chef Doc website, an informational portal of resources born in 2017 out of a realization that he needed to assist others in combating chronic lifestyle-related disease and fill the deficit he recognized in medical school and medical training across the nation.
Dr. Zhu, an Osteopathic doctor, heavily influenced by his mother, a traditional Chinese medical doctor, is combining the qualities of compassion and holism with the healing benefits of a whole foods plant-based diet to assist people in reaching higher states of health.
Dr. Zhu lives the demonstration of health and well-being for others to follow and dares us all to choose a life that allows us to thrive. We hope you enjoy the show!
In this episode, we discuss:
- The Chef Doc
- the interconnectedness of our physical, mental, and emotional health
- patient goals
- lifestyle medicine
- the web of connection
- speaking on behalf of the self vs the collective
- benefits of a plant-based diet for endurance athletes
- top benefits of fiber intake
- importance of knowing how you are feeding your microbiome
- Plantbased TeleHealth, a sigh of relief
Podcast Production: Bares Records
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