my friend Felicia, who handles his PR, offered me the opportunity to chat with him at his book signing at LYFE Kitchen in
Culver City, I was astounded! I have been a big fan of his work
for years. He has single-handedly improved the quality of life
for millions of people around the world. It was so much fun
talking to him and if given the time, I would have asked him a
Here is what I learned about his personal healthy lifestyle and
practices: He walks a minimum of 10 miles a day (up to 20
miles), gets plenty of sleep, meditates twice a day and eats
healthy, organic food. His other advice was to stay away from
anything toxic: no toxic relationships, food, or environments.
Avoid them all!
We also discussed a few other interesting lifestyle-related facts,
like how food manufacturers hire scientists to make processed
food more addictive with just the right combinations of sugar,
fat, salt, and preservatives. We can avoid this by eating organic
and non-processed foods. Also, when we are present in the moment while eating (and not multi-tasking), we metabolize food
differently. We digest the food much more efficiently and significantly increase what we absorb so we are better nourished.
Lori Rischer is a music business executive, the KIIS-FM health and fitness
spokesperson, and a yoga instructor. Rockstar Health & Fitness shares the healthy
secrets of celebrities. Check out her weekly blog at: KIISFM.com, keyword
“Rockstar” or LoriRischer.com
Here is a great vegan recipe from Deepak's bestsell-
ing book, What Are You Hungry For?
Sauteed Greens and Cabbage
SERVES 4-6 PEOPLE
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
½ teaspoon turmeric
2 bunches Swiss chard or kale
1 small head cabbage
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 ½ teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
Heat the olive oil in a wok and saute the ginger and turmeric for about 40 seconds.
Add the Swiss chard or kale and cabbage and toss over high
heat for about four minutes.
Sprinkle with coriander, salt, and pepper and stir to coat
Add cup water, cover with a tight fitting lid and simmer
for 5 to 7 minutes or until done to taste.