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.
Soy Vey (#117) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Is soy good for us? Bad? Will soy make you healthy or is it bad for our health? How much should we eat? Will I get enough protein from soy? What about GMO's (genetically modified organisms)? These and other burning questions will be answered for you when we place the focus on that wonder food...soy.
- KQED Life: Wed, Jul 30, 2014 -- 10:30am
Tofu, with Love (#118) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
Could Your Heart Attack You? (#119) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Aug 13, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
The Sweetness of Life (#120) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
The Beat Goes On.... (#121) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
...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.
- KQED Life: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 -- 10:30am email reminder
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