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Here’s How These Overweight Chefs Found The Right Recipe For Weight Loss

Tue, Jun 27th 2017

Z Living Staff

Chefs are professional eaters. They know how to make great food, and demand perfection. They taste every dish. They love food. And sometimes it shows — to the point that there's even a dangerous stereotype that chefs should be overweight. And this is exactly what host JD Roth looks at when working with four overweight, unhealthy chefs on Z Living's newest unscripted show The Big Fat Truth. "What happens when catering to others takes a toll on your health?" Roth asks. "I look at you guys — you know what to make! You know how to make food that would be good for you. But you don't do it. Why is that?" The Big Fat Truth delves into the real reasons people gain weight—so these four chefs ​are facing the tough consequences of years of tasting, and eating all the time. Luckily, Roth has the recipe for ...

Can These 5 Nurses Learn To Treat Their Own Bad Health Habits?

Tue, Jun 27th 2017

Z Living Staff

Night nurses are dedicated to caring for others and saving lives — but what happens when the life that's at risk is their own? "To me, [nurses] are the unsung heroes of America," says show host JD Roth of Z Living's new unscripted show The Big Fat Truth. "You're taking care of everyone — but who's taking care of you?" he wonders when meeting five full-time caregivers whose weight and unhealthy eating habits have put them well on their way to some serious health problems. They're about to enter Roth's 90 day healthy living training course — with their very lives at stake. It's time to teach these nurses to start nursing ...

A Plant-Based Diet Saved This Man From A Possible Heart Attack—In Just 10 Days!

Tue, Jun 27th 2017

Z Living Staff

Initially, it wasn't looking good for executive chef Wes Lieberher, a nationally-recognized chef best known for his work with Beer Belly in Los Angeles. His food might be delicious, but his health was in shambles. Lieberher clocked in at a whopping 4x the normal amount of triglycerides (a type of fat found in your blood) when tested by JD Roth, host of Z Living's new unscripted series The Big Fat Truth. As high levels of triglycerides can raise your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and even stroke, Roth was shocked—and concerned. "It's the highest number I've ever seen of anyone I've ever worked with. You're a ticking time bomb," Roth ...

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