This new DVD from The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) busts the myths associated with healthful foods. The Healthy Palate explores key strategies for preparing nutritious meals while retaining great taste. It offers a comprehensive program designed for chefs, cooks, and foodservice professionals and is an excellent resource for any operation interested in preparing delicious and healthful items.
Specific topics include: The Engine (find out how the body uses food as fuel); Phytonutrients and You (discover the sources, uses, and substitutions of phytonutrients); Good Fat, Bad Fat (explore monosaturated, polysaturated, and trans saturated fats); Carbohydrates & Grains (study carbohydrates sources and grain substitutions); Where's Protein (uncover the various sources of protein); Successful Solutions (view "healthy" menu options right off the menus of successful restaurants).
The Healthy Palate also includes several 50 minute cooking demonstrations on a variety of topics such as Healthy Beginnings, Beyond Brown Rice, Beyond Saut?, and Fruit and Beyond.
The educational DVD costs $99.95. For more information or to order call The Culinary Institute of America's Continuing Education Department at 800-888-7850 or visit www.ciaprochef.com .