EP4: Plant-Based Fact or Fiction with Anna Gustafson


28-08-2023 • 55分

In this informational episode, I sat down with Anna Gustafson, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, to bust some plant-based myths. Anna shared her abundant knowledge of the plant-based world, ranging from various diets to environmental impacts and how it all connects to our vision here at PURIS. Her passion for nutrition is captivating, so tune in for an engaging conversation "debunking" myths about plant-based eating!

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