Christina Pirello brings a fresh series to public television about eating right and feeling great. It captures the experience of attending a live cooking event with the internationally acclaimed authority on natural and whole foods. Each episode begins at one of Christina's cooking classes, where the vivacious chef delivers powerful messages about the impact of food choices on overall health and well-being. This season's topics focus on choosing the right foods to help fight and prevent heart disease, age gracefully, manage stress and improve body functions. Then, she prepares a delicious vegan meal while interacting with the studio audience.
Christina Previous Broadcasts
The Beat Goes On.... (Episode #121)
KQED Life: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
...if you make food choices that result in a healthy heart. Almost completely preventable and reversible, heart disease is one illness we need to put on ice. And it's so easy. You can cook your way to a healthy heart...with whole grains, beans and veggies...deliciously.
The Sweetness of Life (Episode #120)
KQED Life: Mon, May 20, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
With the average American eating 49 pounds of sugar a year and 63 pounds of high fructose corn syrup, I'd say we're losing the battle with our sweet tooth...and the incidence of diabetes is the evidence, along with our rapidly expanding waistlines. In this show, I'll satisfy your desire for sweet without risking your health.
Could Your Heart Attack You? (Episode #119)
KQED Life: Mon, May 13, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
The number one killer of men and women, heart disease is no laughing matter. And most of is completely preventable. What you choose to eat, day to day, determines the health of your precious heart. Keep it ticking by making healthier choices and I'll show you how.
Tofu, with Love (Episode #118)
KQED Life: Mon, May 6, 2013 -- 3:30 PM
One of the most disliked foods; humble tofu is pretty much the Clark Kent of food. But seasoned and cooked properly, this powerhouse of nutrition turns into Superman and rescues you from poor health, lethargy and boring food.