The Balancing Act® Talks Smart Nutrition Labels, Faith-Based Program for Addiction, Twist on Island Dish
October 7, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Facts Up Front, Transformations Treatment Center and Maruchan will take center stage on October 8th on Lifetime®
(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – October 7, 2015) Award-winning morning show The Balancing Act® will feature an easy-to-read nutrition labeling system through the Facts Up Front initiative and a Faith-based program for those recovering from addiction; plus a delicious dish with a twist using Yakisoba noodles on Thursday, October 8th at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime®. Tune in as The Balancing Act hosts help jump start the day with lively conversations and trusted information to empower a woman’s life.
Don’t miss these featured segments taking center stage on The Balancing Act:
- Easy-to-Read Smart Nutrition Labels – with Facts Up Front
Busy shoppers often don’t have the time to read all the labels on the food they are buying. Registered Dietitian Kimberly Kirchherr joins the Balancing Act to discuss Facts Up Front, a labeling system that provides key nutrition information on food products – right up front where consumers can see it. The easy-to-read labels can help people make better food choices for themselves and their families. The labels show the number of calories and the amount of saturated fat, sodium and sugar, found in each serving; some labels may also highlight information about other good nutrients, such as fiber and calcium. Facts Up Front is a voluntary initiative led by the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents the nation’s leading food and beverage companies and the Food Marketing Institute which represents the nation’s leading retailers. Facts Up Front helps families build healthier diets. For more information and to access the online resources including videos, please visit: www.factsupfront.org
- Christian Faith-Based Programs – with Transformations Treatment Center
The road to recovery takes many routes…physical, mental and spiritual. The 12-part “Reclaim Your Life” journey with Transformations Treatment Center continues with this segment focusing on a unique program at Transformations Treatment Center for battling addiction – The Christian Faith-Based Program. Brett Schrock, Pastor and Director, Christian Faith-Based Program at Transformations Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center joins the show to discuss what sets this program apart from those at other treatment facilities, beginning with bringing people together who share the same faith to providing its own chapel and music minister, Terry Brent. The Christian Faith-Based Program “embraces all people with any hurt, habit or hang-up” and helps put those in the program on a spiritual pathway in addition to providing an upward projectory towards finding personal healing and restoration. Please visit: www.transformationstreatment.com
- Oriental Hawaiian Pork – with Maruchan Yakisoba Noodle Bowls
Chef Chris Paul returns to The Balancing Act kitchen for another episode in the “Everyday Gourmet” series. This morning he’ll show viewers how to cook up a delicious pork dish with the versatile Japanese Stir-Fried inspired Yakisoba Noodles from Maruchan. Tender, hearty, filled with hearty veggies and seasonings, Maruchan Yakisoba-style ramen noodles cook in just 4 minutes. And with just a few fresh ingredients, you can create a delicious island inspired dish. For more information and to get recipe ideas, please go to: www.Maruchan.com
About The Balancing Act®
Entering its 8th season, The Balancing Act continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act is simple – to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them positive solutions to enrich and empower them. Entertaining, educational and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show The Balancing Act on weekday mornings Monday through Friday at 7:30 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime television. For additional information or to view a segment visit: www.thebalancingact.com
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