The Truth about Superfoods & Fad Diets on Food Exposed with Jackie Keller

It seems like every week there is some new superfood or diet that will change your life, but are they really healthy? This week, Jackie discusses the latest diet trends and gives her guide to superfoods!

Jackie’s recipe this week features one of the most talked about and researched ‘superfood’ – Green Tea!

Jackie’s guest this week is Patricia Greenberg-Grunfeld, owner of the Fitness Gourmet and a certified culinary professional with over 20 years experience in as a nutritionist and chef. Jackie and Patricia discuss which superfoods and diets live up to the hype and which are passing fads.

Jackie Keller is the Founding Director of NutriFit, LLC, Los Angeles’ premiere healthy food company. Since 1987, Jackie has dedicated her life to helping others live longer and healhier lives.

Patricia Greenberg-Grunfeld is a Certified Culinary Professional with the IACP, has 20 years of experience as a nutritionist and chef, who promotes wellness through food and fitness. She has a BS in Nutrition, a degree in Culinary Arts and is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer

She runs the Fitness Gourmet, an education consulting firm that specializes in teaching nutrition and fitness seminars nationwide. She has a special interest in enhancing the education of the gneral public, providing accurate nutrition and health information to today’s consumer.

Patricia is a working wife and mother who follows a rigouros fitness regime. Patricia believes that eating well and regular fitness is the key to longevity. She has completed 16 marathons and 90 half marathons.

www.thefitnessgourmet.com

 

RECIPE: Rockin’ Kale (2 servings)

 

Serving size: 1 cup

 

Ingredients:

1 lb kale, stems removed and chopped

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp NutriFit Rockin’ Moroccan salt and sugar free spice blend

 

Directions:

Note: For each teaspoon of the Rockin’ Moroccan Spice Blend you may substitute: 1/4 tsp. cumin, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. coriander, 1/4 tsp. black pepper
1. Heat a nonstick pan over medium high heat. Add the kale, seasoning blend,. Add a tiny bit of water, if needed, to prevent kale from burning.
2. Cook, stirring, until kale is wiled and at the texture is what you desire. Garnish with cherry tomatoes or chopped red bell peppers.

 

Nutritional Information: 

180 cal                   80 cal from fat

9 g total fat            1 g sat fat              0 g trans fat

0 mg cholesterol                    100 mg sodium

24 g carbohydrates                5 g fiber                    0 g sugar

8 g protein

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