The National Pasta Association (NPA) has appointed chef, author and television host Candice Kumai as a consultant and spokesperson to its Pasta Fits campaign. Kumai, author of “Pretty Delicious,” co-host of Lifetime Television’s hit series, “Cook Yourself Thin,” chef contributor on the Cooking Channel’s “Unique Eats,” and Bravo’s “Top Chef” alumni, will support the NPA’s program conveying the message that pasta fits into a healthy lifestyle, a balanced diet, a weight loss program, a budget and a busy day.
Candice Kumai (photo credit: Matt Beard)
The Pasta Fits campaign helps consumers to understand the role of carbohydrates, specifically pasta, in a healthy diet and in weight loss. A highlight of the promotion is the celebration of National Pasta Month in October. National Pasta Month observances will include the promotion of appetizing new pasta recipes, healthy diet tips and media appearances.