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Christine Avanti

Author, nutritionist, chef

Christine Avanti is a published author, classically trained French chef, Certified Nutritionist, Media Spokes Person, TV Persona and Co-Host on Food Network’s show Fat Chef. She has been Hollywood’s go-to nutrition/culinary expert for celebrities such as Jeremy Piven, Audrina Patridge, Giuliana Rancic, Johnny Galecki, Paula Abdul, Rich Sommer, Jason Statham, Samantha Harris, Chelsea Handler, Henry Winkler, Kym Johnson, Steven Segal and Marcus Allen. Most recently she is the acclaimed and outspoken advocate of the transformative power of REAL FOOD.

Christine published her first best-selling book, Skinny Chicks Don’t Eat Salads with Rodale Publishing in 2009. Her second book Skinny Chicks Eat Real Food (Rodale 2012) premiered in December 2011. Christine has counseled more than a thousand clients one-on-one in her private nutrition and fitness coaching practice located in New York City and Los Angeles, who have collectively lost more than 10,000 pounds.

Christine has shared her nutrition and culinary advice on the Today Show, Dancing with the Stars, Rachael Ray, The Doctors, Good Morning America, Oprah’s All Stars and dozens of others. Her insights can be found in magazines such as Vogue, W, New Beauty, Women’s Health, US Weekly, Health, Fitness, InStyle and many others.

Avanti has worked in the food, health and fitness industries for 22 years. Christine is a graduate of the Westlake Culinary Institute professional chef program, a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and has taught culinary classes at the Academy of Culinary Education. She is also a member of National Association of Nutrition Professionals. She holds an AS Degree in Applied Nutrition and a Nutrition Certification from Huntington College of Health Sciences. She is certified in Fitness, Strength, and Cardio Conditioning. In 2011, Christine worked as the Nutrition Director and the Executive Chef of Spa Cuisine at Passages Rehab Center in Malibu.

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