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NBC Health Week

NBC Universal kicks off its “Healthy Week” initiative, promoting a healthy diet and offering nutritious recipes.

This week, NBC Universal launches its first annual “Healthy Week,” featuring celebrities and network personalities such as vegan trainer Bob Harper and fitness guru Jillian Michaels of The Biggest Loser, TV host Al Roker, and actress Gabrielle Anwar. Harper admits that although his plant-based diet leaves him fulfilled and fueled, he doesn’t always get enough sleep—a seriously important part of living well. In addition to celebrity testimonials, a special episode of the popular cooking competition Top Chef will feature tips on how to feed children on a strict budget with White House Chef Sam Kass.

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