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Better Than Before: Jane Michael Wilkens Show: Top Top Chef: A talk with Todd English

Jane speaks with Todd English, one of the most decorated, respected, and charismatic chefs in the world. A media favorite for all the right reasons, Todd has enjoyed a staggering amount of accolades during his remarkable career. His accomplishments include recognition by several of the food industry’s most prestigious publications, establishing one of the best-known restaurant brands in the nation – including the Todd English Food Hall in NYC’s legendary Plaza Hotel – as well as his eponymous line of cookware. He writes critically acclaimed cookbooks, and was even named one of People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People. Todd and Jane talk about his cooking philosophy and fascinating personal history, as well as his lifestyle advice and easy ideas for delicious, healthful eating.

Better than Before: Jane Wilkens Michael Show: Food for Thought

In tribute to Alzheimer’s & Brain and Awareness Month, Jane speaks with celebrated four-star chef, producer, and motivational speaker Madison Cowan. In his role as chef, he has catered to actors Halle Berry, Scarlett Johansson and Anthony Anderson, rapper and poet Mos Def, fashion icon Donna Karan, and former President Bill Clinton, to name a few. Among his many other accomplishments, Chef Cowan won three consecutive episodes on the Food Network’s hit show, Chopped, to become the first ever Grand Champion. He was also victorious on Iron Chef America’s epic Battle Kale and currently is featured on multiple series on the network, such as Beat Bobby Flay, Guilty Pleasures and Iron Chef Eats. Chef Cowan has now teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association to create special recipes to help everyone achieve better brain health. Jane will also be joined by Monica Moreno, Senior Director of Care and Support at the Alzheimer’s Association, who is responsible for the oversight and administration of all national programs and strategies serving early-stage constituents and their families. She and Jane will discuss a study the Association recently conducted on the important role of caregivers. She also shares lifestyle tip and tools to minimize cognitive impairment. For more info on the recipes and study click onto Alz.org.

BTB: Jane Wilkens Michael Show: More from Dr Phil

Jane’s special guest, who is making an encore appearance on the show, is TV icon Dr. Phil McGraw, known to millions of viewers simply as “Dr. Phil.” He shares with Jane the successful secrets he has gleaned from having lived with Type 2 diabetes for the past 25 years, and how it has helped him stay motivated, accountable, and better able to maximize his own health and well being. To that end, he has joined forces with the pharmaceutical giant AstraZenca on their ON IT Movement, that features his 6 Rules to Control Diabetes, that will encourage adults with Type 2 diabetes to start to live a healthier lifestyle. ONITMovement.com. This world-renowned expert in dealing with other people’s problems will also turn the tables and talk about his own personal lifestyle strategies, including the best ways to deal with everyday stress and how to encourage others to take better care of their health.

Better than Before: Jane Wilkens Michael Show: A Beauty Talk with Dr. Norman Rowe

Podcast: Play in new window | Download DownloadShow URLHear about the latest innovations in both surgical and minimally and non invasive techniques from celebrated New York City plastic surgeon Dr. Norman M. Rowe. Dr. Rowe, the go-to surgeon of the world’s most savvy beauty seekers, discusses the wide array of rejuvenative options available today—from fillers,

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