Today on Home & Family Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
A newly trim and fit Rocco DiSpirito shows his team spirit for the "Kitten Bowl." He tells us what it was like to witness the fur flying as the fierce felines took the field. Rocco is also here today to explain the philsophy behind his pound-a-day weight loss plan and ways to improve your metabolism. Maegan Jones and "Home & Family" talent producer Jen Proctor each commited themselves to the program and share their success stories of dropping pounds and shrinking inches off their waistlines.
Facts & Figures:
1. 72% of American men and 64% of American women are overweight or obese.
2. Obesity and overweight substantially increase the risk of hypertension, high blood cholesterol, and Type 2 diabetes. 3. At least ⅓ of Americans are inactive. 4. Metabolic fasting- You eat few calories more often. Rocco DiSpirito's book, "Pound a Day Diet: Lose Up to 5 Pounds in 5 Days by Eating the Foods You Love," is available at www.roccodispirito.com.
Hallmark Channel's First Annual Kitten Bowl, hosted by Beth Stern, premieres Sunday, February 2 at 12/11c on the Hallmark Channel. Learn more about pet adoption at the
North Shore Animal League.
Ken Wingard's DIY Ribbon Throw Pillows
Ribbon accented throw pillows can run you $80-300 in the store, so Ken Wingard shows us how to make this trendy home decor on a dime. Get artsy by hot gluing or ironing on the ribbon to the pillow in abstract patterns. No sewing is required.
Stem Cell Lift Facelift with Dr. Nathan Newman
Considering a little nip and tuck? Before you go under the knife, Beverly Hills Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Nathan Newman, MD gives eye-opening information on the latest innovations in the stem cell lift facelift. He explains how this differs from the traditional facelift and other stem cell procedures. The key difference is that your own stem cells are used to repair, restore, and rejuvenate skin on your face. Patient Allison Dolphin joins us on the couch to share her positive results and feedback.
For more information on Dr. Newman and the stem cell lift, visit stem-cell-lift.com.
Laura Bell Bundy
Grab a partner and do-si-do as we square off in a hoedown with Laura Bell Bundy. The actress and country artist teaches the family how to dance the two-step! She also talks about getting her start as a toddler in a tiara and her friendship with "Anger Management" co-star Charlie Sheen.
"Hart of Dixie" airs Mondays at 8/7c on The CW.
"Two Step" is now available on iTunes.
Cristina Cooks Taleggio Mac 'N' Cheese
From the revered kitchen of the Chateau Marmont, Cristina cooks the glamorous hotspot's recipe for Taleggio mac 'n' cheese. This creamy treat is a favorite of Hollywood royalty who frequent the hallowed hotel.
Swarovski Elements with Jessie Jane
Just back from the Craft & Hobby Association Megashow, Jessie Jane has great new inspiration to bedazzle just about anything! While on location at the convention, Jessie discovered Dreamtime Creations, who have partnered with Swarovski crystals. With their affordable kit and non-toxic epoxy, you can meticulously embellish household items with complete precision.
Find your Ceralun Two Part Epoxy Clay, Crystal Katana by the Crystal Ninja, and other Swarovski Elements at dreamtimecreations.com.
Fresh Breath for 2014 with Sophie Uliano
If you have halitosis, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Sophie Uliano has an assortment of solutions to improve your digestion and remedies for freshening your breath. She also tells us how a wilted lily can help us detect bad breath. Then, Sophie mixes together a homemade mouthwash.
1. Digestive tissues like acid reflux, gas, and constipation can cause bad breath.
2. The digestive enzymes in raw foods like apples and carrots can help improve bad breath. 3. Poor gum health, along with bacteria between teeth, can cause stinky breath. 4. Chewing xylitol gum for 5 minutes after meals can reduce oral bacteria. 5. Alcohol in most mouthwash is proven to worsen breath. For more from natural lifestyle expert Sophie Uliano go to: Website: www.gorgeouslygreen.com
Get more great recipes and crafts by visiting us on Pinterest at pinterest.com/homeandfamilytv and follow "Home & Family" on Twitter @homeandfamilytv and Facebook. Plus, check out our YouTube channel for backstage videos.