Half the Sugar, All the Love- Jennifer Tyler Lee, Anisha Patel, MD, MSPH
Updated: Mar 26
Jennifer Tyler Lee is an award-winning author, game creator, self-trained home cook, and healthy eating advocate who earned her certificate in Nutrition and Healthy Living from Cornell University. Her innovative and delicious low-sugar recipes show that quitting sugar doesn’t mean giving up the foods you love—the trick is to sweeten them naturally with fruits and vegetables instead of added sugar. Jennifer’s first book, The 52 New Foods Challenge, was nominated for an IACP Cookbook Award. Her nutrition game, Crunch a Color®: The Healthy Eating Game, was named one of Dr. Toy’s “10 Best” Children’s Products and received the Parent-Tested Parent-Approved seal of approval. Jennifer’s easy, healthy recipes have been spotlighted by Alice Waters, Mark Bittman, Jessica Alba, Jamie Oliver, Michael Pollan, Oprah, Williams-Sonoma, The Washington Post, Parents magazine, Real Simple magazine, Hallmark's Home and Family, NBC News BETTER and US Weekly, among many others. She’s a featured contributor at ABC7 News in the Bay Area. She shares her recipes each week at www.52newfoods.com. Dr. Anisha I. Patel is an associate professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at Stanford University and an affiliate faculty member at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Patel practices general pediatrics at the Gardner Packard Children’s Health Center and cares for newborns at Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Dr. Patel's research focuses on child health promotion, including helping children grow up at a healthy weight. She has conducted numerous studies to evaluate interventions and policies that help children and their families reduce daily sugar intake, particularly from sugary drinks. She has published extensively in this area and has maintained a steady track record of funding from foundations and federal agencies. Dr. Patel has presented her research to local, national and international audiences and she has been recognized for her work to inform policies with awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Public Health.
At our first ever virtual Salon:
Half the Sugar, All the Love debuted at #25 in new cookbook releases this year and was the #1 best seller in its category in both the US and Canada! Jennifer and Anisha will share the latest evidence-based science about added sugar, debunk common sugar myths, and discuss how to use fiber-rich fruits and vegetables instead of added sugar to sweeten our favorite foods. A cooking demonstration will be included.
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