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.
Fat and You (#122) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
It ain't fat that's making you fat...it's the kind of fat you're eating. But before you go on an onion ring binge, hang on. How you use fat in your diet can either land on your hips or support your body in all the hard work it does each and every day. Join me to get the skinny on fat.
- KQED Life: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
How Sweet It Is (#123) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Ah, sugar. How do we love thee? Let me count the ways. And how do you love us back? With obesity, lack of focus, Type 2 diabetes, elevated triglycerides and more. Are we to live a bitter life with no sweet seductions? Of course not. We'll discuss sweet alternatives to sugar, balancing our bodies so sweets are lovely treats, but not craved addictions and how to cook to satisfy our needy sweet tooth.
- KQED Life: Wed, Sep 10, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
Sweet Seductions (#124) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
We all love dessert, but we all hate the toll it can take on our heath and waistlines. What if I told you that you could have your cake (or cookies, pie, cupcakes, cheesecake) and eat it, too? You can with just a little tweaking of ingredients. Join me as we surrender to sweets...in a healthy and delicious way.
- KQED Life: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
Ramp Up (#125) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Tired of being tired? Are you just 'over' dragging your sorry self around all day complaining about how beat you are? Then start eating well and giving your body the fuel it needs to get pumped and keep on going. It's easy and delicious. You'll have so much energy, you won't recognize yourself.
- KQED Life: Wed, Sep 24, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
Calling All Chocoholics (#126) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
They call it the food of the gods. It's silky, sensual and inspires passion. Women will run you over for it. People moan with delight as its creamy smoothness slides over their tongues. It's chocolate, of course. But is it healthy? There's a lot of evidence that says it is.. .so let's see how we can make this sexiest of foods a part of a healthy diet.
- KQED Life: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder