Celebrity Chefs Cook Up Healthy Eating Video Series With George Washington Medical Faculty Associates

Feb 06, 2013, 06:00 ET from GW Medical Faculty Associates

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington, DC's most famous chefs and restaurateurs are joining The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates in the kitchen to offer a fresh, delicious new video series and accompanying cookbook to support healthier eating habits and healthier lifestyles. The series is hosted by former Food Network host Marc Silverstein.

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The EpiCUREians videos feature teams of famous local chefs and medical experts who will offer simple-to-follow, healthy recipes for everything from snacks to multi-course meals. An accompanying cookbook, available for free for download at www.EpiCUREians.com, will offer even more tips and recipes for healthy, sensible cooking. Best of all, with these expert chefs holding the spatulas and secret ingredients, there'll be no complaints from the taste buds about eating better.

The EpiCUREians, an original, informative - and unscripted - series visits with both a celebrity chef and a healthcare professional each week to collect and prepare fresh ingredients aimed at helping viewers live healthier lives simply by improving their diets - tastefully. From a Super Food Smoothie to Seared Scallops and Spinach, the recipes are easy to follow and even easier to enjoy.

In the first episodes of The EpiCUREians, we'll visit with DC's most esteemed chefs Chefs Robert Wiedmaier, Bob Kinkead, Patrick O'Connell, Francois Dionot, Jeff Tunks, Geoff Tracy, Salvatore Ferro, and Samantha Withall. They've teamed GWMFA's Senior Nutritionist as well as a member of the GWMFA medical staff to offer viewers a unique cooking show that fuses nutrition and more than a little culinary magic.

The recipes featured are aimed to support diabetics, heart patients, pregnant women, cancer patients, and people with food allergies or sensitivities including a gluten allergies or lactose intolerance. Regardless of the health condition, The EpiCUREians will be serving up great tastes, a dash of humor, and healthy serving of fresh ingredients, recipes for meals and snacks to support wellness for every viewer.

The EpiCUREians is the perfect complement to GWMFA's mission of providing innovative, comprehensive and accessible patient care. Mouth-watering recipes that also help people live healthier, longer lives is just one of the ways we're exceeding what's possible and what's expected in healthcare today.

SOURCE GW Medical Faculty Associates