Podcast Episode 032: Peruvian Superfoods Reboot – Manuel Villacorta

Mar 22, 2016

Today’s episode is about boosting your health with your food choices and lifestyle, not dieting. Find out what superfoods, reboot and detox really mean.


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Manuel_V_106Manuel Villacorta MS, RD, is a registered dietitian and author of three books: Whole Body Reboot: The Peruvian Superfoods Diet, Peruvian Power Foods, and Eating Free: The Carb-Friendly Way to Lose Inches, Embrace Your Hunger and Keep the Weight Off for Good. Born and raised in Peru, Manuel is the owner of a San Francisco-based private practice, MV Nutrition. He’s a former media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and regularly appears on TV and radio, blogs for The Huffington Post and is quoted in articles published in print and online.

Here are the resources we mentioned on the show.

Be sure to scroll down to see some pics from my recent trip to Peru!

  1. Manuel’s website Whole Body Reboot
  2. Manuel’s books whole body reboot book coverperuvian power foods book covereating free book cover
  3. Sound Bites blog interview with Manuel about his first book Eating Free
  4. Find Manuel on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  5. Peru Superfoods Journey with Manuel

This podcast was not sponsored, however I did receive a complimentary book to review, and Manuel and I recently attended a sponsored nutrition conference in Lima, Peru where Manuel was the keynote speaker.

 

Superchupe - potatoes, quinoa, corn, chilies, cheese and peruvian grains

Superchupe – potatoes, quinoa, corn, chilies, cheese and peruvian grains

 

 

Food market in Lima

Food market in Lima

Cheesecake topped with a pichuberry

Cheesecake topped with a pichuberry

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A very popular peruvian fruit: Granadilla

Purple corn is not only delicious, it's used to dye wool for weaving

Purple corn is not only delicious, it’s used to dye wool for weaving

Woman from Chinchero spinning wool

Woman from Chinchero spinning wool

Looking out over the Sacred Valley

Looking out over the Sacred Valley

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

At the top of Machu Picchu

At the top of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Melissa and Manuel in Lima, Peru

Melissa and Manuel in Lima, Peru

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Comment

  1. Serena on April 1, 2016 at 10:50 am

    So interesting Melissa! Once again you delivered a fascinating interview with someone I’ve just read about. So great to actually HEAR from him!

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