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Chew On This: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health and Well-Being

Welcome to another episode of Perfectly Pl@nted, where we're shedding light on the transformative power of plant-based eating. Today, we sat down with the remarkable Dr. Brooke Bussard, physician, health coach, fitness specialist, and author of the enlightening book, 'Chew On This: Bite-Sized Stories about Nutrition.' We heard about how Dr. Bussard was enlightened by the work of renowned doctors like Dr. Esselstyn, Dr. Barnard, and Dr. Ornish. Now, she's a vocal advocate for the benefits of optimizing nutrition, empowering clients to prevent and even reverse chronic diseases. We ventured into the world of Dr. Bussard's Quick Cooks app, a convenient resource that's changing the way people approach their meals by making wholesome cooking simpler and more accessible. Finally, we extracted some golden nuggets from Dr. Bussard about forming healthy habits and implementing positive changes to reach optimal health. We rounded off our enlightening conversation with some resources and tips to help you embark on a journey toward better health. So, whether you're exploring the idea of a plant-based lifestyle or are eager to improve your health, this episode is a treasure trove of advice, tips, and inspiring stories. Don't miss our captivating exchange with Dr. Brooke Bussard; it's bound to leave you feeling informed and inspired. Chew On This: Bite-Sized Stories about Nutrition, is available on Amazon: Contact Dr. Bussard at

More about Dr. Brooke Bussard

Swapping her white coat for an apron and her stethoscope for a spatula, Dr. Brooke Bussard now prescribes healthy, appealing recipes in her role as a health coach and fitness specialist. She guides her clients toward their best personal outcomes, focusing on optimizing nutrition.

With the goal of preventing and reversing heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and other chronic conditions, Brooke thrives on watching people progress from confused consumers to empowered eaters.

When she is not gardening with her husband or hiking with their sons, Brooke enjoys speaking to all age groups about the powerful link between food and good health.

A graduate of the University of Virginia's School of Medicine and College

of Arts & Sciences, Brooke blends her medical knowledge with her expertise in nutrition.

Additionally, Dr. Bussard teaches Food for Life Classes for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

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