Foods high in bad fats sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions whereas whole natural foods rich in nutrients - foods such as fruits vegetables grains and legumes - contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.
On the show we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged.
So when I do Chinese cooking I mix everything together then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won't have the patience to pick them out.
I have a huge breakfast every morning because I never know if I'll have time for lunch especially during Fashion Week. It keeps my mood positive all day. And my parents taught me to have tons of fruit and vegetables which I think helps my skin.
Clearly this is a tough economic time and a lot of families are hurting. So when we talk to parents we talk about small changes for kids and things that don't cost extra money. Like adding water and eliminating sugary drinks and sodas. That's going to save money right there. Or adding a few more vegetables.
My mom cooked pot roast with noodles and frozen vegetables. Or she'd make spaghetti or hot dogs, or heat up TV dinners. Before I started modeling at age 19, I was 5'8" and weighed 165 pounds.
My mother was making $135 a week but she had resilience and imagination. She might take frozen vegetables cook them with garlic onion and Spam and it would taste like a four-star dinner.
I can't grill vegetables shellfish or steaks without tongs. Don't bother with those long-handled grilling tongs normally found in the BBQ section of your home store. Get intimate with your grill and opt for the regular stainless steel tongs.
Using lots of fresh foods fruits and vegetables helps to keep the menu buoyant - I don't know if that's the right word but it keeps a balance of freshness and health.
We know that there are significant health benefits from consuming more fruits and vegetables and that's an opportunity for us to sort of move away from some of the meals that we've been preparing in the past.
We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu. We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity. And we can help create a culture - imagine this - where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.
I love to cook comfort food. I'll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice. The ritual of it is fun for me and the creativity of it.
Everything is just better in California - the wine the food fruits and vegetables the comforts of living. Even the instrumentalists are generous and curious. Everything is wonderful.
There's the issue of hunger and there's an issue of if you're going to cut out food programs. We should be focusing on healthy food. Right now fruits and vegetables are very expensive. So what can we do on the policy side to bring the cost of fruits and vegetables down?
For me food is all about balance. If you eat plenty of fruits vegetables and an appropriate amount of poultry fish and red meat that are sourced from good places you're doing well. It's important to make sure that the meat you're consuming is hormone-free.
My late wife Olympia was Goan and I've been to India many times. I love the food there. We used to do our shopping in Southall where you can find cheap but wonderful fruit like mangoes vegetables and spices. I didn't do much of the cooking as Olympia did a lot - I was the under-chef and did some of the chopping.
I eat a variety of foods like vegetables fruit and beef for protein and iron.
I'm eating a lot of organic proteins and vegetables! Maintaining a healthy balanced diet is my No. 1 priority because I'm nursing my daughter.
I keep my diet simple by sticking to mostly fruits and vegetables all day and then having whatever I want for dinner. I end up making healthy choices like sushi or grilled fish because I feel so good from eating well.
I won't sit here and say I've never had a pimple but I try to have a really great diet you know lots of vegetables and fish. And I think stress plays a huge part too.
My diet is mostly chicken and fish. I make sure I get a lot of vegetables a lot of fruit. I am a big fruit man I am a vegetable man anyway. And I also get a lot of rest. That's the key I may be up early but I'm in bed early too.
All the pre-made sauces in a jar and frozen and canned vegetables processed meats and cheeses which are loaded with artificial ingredients and sodium can get in the way of a healthy diet. My number one advice is to eat fresh and seasonally.
Their diet is basically boiled vegetables fish and rice. No fat no sugar. You notice when you live there that there are no fat people.
Right now I'd love to be sitting on a Greek island somewhere because of being Greek American eating great octopus salad and some fantastic lamb. Or sipping a little ouzo. I think the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest... Lots of nuts vegetables fruits fresh fish lean meats yogurt.