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Comfort Foods: Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: We let you in on the secret of how to eat comfort foods, without any guilt.
Air Date: 10/5/12
Duration: 10 Minutes
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Sherry Torkos, Phm
Sherry Torkos is a pharmacist, author, certified fitness instructor and health enthusiast who enjoys sharing her passion with others. Sherry graduated with honors from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1992. Since that time she has been practicing holistic pharmacy in the Niagara region of Ontario. Her philosophy of practice is to integrate conventional and complementary therapies to optimize health and prevent disease.

Sherry has won several national pharmacy awards for providing excellence in patient care. As a leading health expert, she has delivered hundreds of lectures to medical professionals and the public. She is frequently interviewed on radio and TV talk shows throughout North America and abroad on health matters. Sherry has authored 16 books and booklets, including Saving Women's Hearts, The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, and The Glycemic Index Made Simple.
Comfort Foods: Have Your Cake and Eat It Too
When it comes to healthy eating and dieting let's face it, most people don't want to give up their favorite foods. We all know that we should eat more fruits and vegetables. These foods provide us with a plethora of essential vitamins, mineral and fiber.

But where can we turn when we want comfort foods?

Sherry Torkos, pharmacist and author, will share some surprising foods that are good for our health, our hearts and our waistline.