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March 31, 2022
172: Lifestyle and Culinary Medicine for a Better Health with Dr. Colin Zhu

Are you ready to take your fitness and health to the next level? Dr. Colin Zhu joins us to discuss the importance of incorporating a plant-based diet and optimizing emotional wellness to maintain your overall health and welln...


Are you ready to take your fitness and health to the next level? Dr. Colin Zhu joins us to discuss the importance of incorporating a plant-based diet and optimizing emotional wellness to maintain your overall health and wellness. 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Osteopathic medicine vs. general medicine
  • Culinary Medicine: Definition and practices
  • 3 things to consider when providing patient nutrition
  • The THR5 pillars to transform our lifestyle
  • The Master Class series: Who is it for and what does it offers
  • Practical strategies to create emotional wellness and thriving mindset

Resources mentioned in this episode

About Dr. Colin Zhu

Physician/Speaker/Author/Podcast Host 

Dr. Colin Zhu is Board-Certified in family practice/OMT and  lifestyle medicine. Passionate about the intersection of medicine,  food, and nutrition, Dr. Zhu trained as a chef and a health  coach at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health & Culinary Arts  and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition following completion of  his medical degree.  

Dr. Zhu launched TheChefDoc in 2017, an online  wellness and lifestyle education platform which has been featured in several publications. Dr. Zhu is an international speaker, the  author of "Thrive Medicine" and is the podcast host of Thrive Bites.  

His latest venture is his signature event for 2021 is a self educational masterclass series experience called The THR5  Formula™ where he combines inspiration, education, and  practical tools on how to THRIVE! Here you will learn the 5 To THR5™ Pillars: Food As Medicine, Functional Fitness,  Relationships, Community, & Emotional Resilience! 

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