EatingWell Interviews The Chew’s Daphne Oz

By Michelle Edelbaum, "The Health Foodie," May/June 2012

We talk with The Chew’s Daphne Oz about her philosophy on food, her favorite meals to cook at home and her 7-minute workout routine.

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Every weekday Daphne Oz, author of The Dorm Room Diet (Newmarket, 2006) and daughter of Dr. Mehmet Oz, brings her health-conscious, clean-living perspective to ABC’s food-focused daytime talk show The Chew. We caught up with the busy 26-year-old to talk about how she stays healthy.

How would you describe your food philosophy?
I’m really committed to a plant-based diet from a health standpoint so I don’t cook a lot of meat. But there are food experiences I don’t want to miss out on. So on The Chew I’ll have a couple of delicious bites of everything that my co-hosts Mario [Batali] and Michael [Symon] make. I call my approach “meat for treats.”

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