When Food Is Your Frenemy

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About the author:
Jacob Bustos is a chef, cooking coach, and food enthusiast who has been in the food business for twenty-four years. Jacob, who has always been passionate about hospitality, beat his battle with morbid obesity and has set out to make a positive impact on people. He will tell you that as long as you know him, he will never let you go hungry. This is true to his mission that food is love, family, and fellowship. He will also be the first to tell you how important healthy food choices are.

Jacob began his career in the fast food business and earned various awards for great customer service. He left the fast food business in 2002 and currently works in upper management for a number of fast-causal Panera Bread restaurants in the Southern California area.

Jacob underwent a life-saving bariatric procedure in 2012 that began his 160-pound weight loss journey. He also underwent a traumatic skin removal surgery in 2015 that nearly ended his life. During this traumatic event, he had a very private and personal experience with his Maker that affirmed his mission on earth to feed people with much healthier options.

Jacob has been in demand for speaking engagements and has produced videos to teach and coach better eating habits. His ability to take a regular food dish and create a healthier version have been in high demand. For more information on Jacob and his company, Portion Your Plate LLC, please visit www.JacobBustos.com or www.PortionYourPlate.com.

Jacob resides in Valencia, California, just north of Los Angeles.

When Food Is Your Frenemy

From Obesity To Restored Health: How Bariatric Surgery and Portion Control Changed My Life

Authored by Jacob F Bustos
Edition: 1

Considering a Weight-Loss Life Change?

Are you struggling with low self-image and lack of self-confidence stemming from excess weight? Are you disappointed with your body image and what you've allowed yourself to become? If you're ready to commit and dedicate yourself to making a change for the better, then you're ready to set your life change in motion.

This is exactly where Jacob Bustos found himself several years ago, and his excess weight was a harsh reality to accept. "I was grieving for myself," he says, but in hindsight, he was grieving a loss of life . . . his own.

Morbidly obese, Jacob's excess weight portended a short life expectancy, and his soul was emotionally crushed from the burden. After much deliberation, he embarked on a health odyssey by submitting to gastric bypass surgery that saw him lose half his weight, going from 320 pounds to a svelte 160 pounds.

In When Food Is Your Frenemy, Jacob shares his bariatric weight-loss journey and how his "Portion Your Plate" program can help you make your life change with weight-loss a successful one. Jacob also includes 35 of his gourmet healthy portioned recipes.

If you're looking to make a major change in your health today, then let Jacob Bustos show you the way.

Publication Date:
154893285X / 9781548932855
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Cooking / Health & Healing / Weight Control

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