DSMA Live with Charles Mattocks, “aka” The Poor Chef on 5/10/12

On May 6, 2012 by Cherise Shockley

 Charles Mattocks, The Poor Chef 

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Charles Mattocks has made a name for himself as a celebrity chef, actor and best selling author of “Eat Cheap but Eat Well.” His famous tag line: “What can you cook for $7.00?” took the the country by storm. The inspiration behind his concept was his son, Armani. Together they created “The Poor Chef” and set out to change the way America eats. The idea was to inspire and educate people how to shop for and prepare healthy and delicious meals without breaking the bank. As a high profile chef, Charles Mattocks appears regularly on nationwide programs such as The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Fox TV, Martha Stewart, ABC, CBS and a host of others. He is featured in such publications as Cosmopolitan Magazine, Quick and Simple, Edible Publications, RYSE and Martha Stewart to name a few. His talents were quickly recognized and after starring in his first major made for television role as Ben Tyler in “The summer of Ben Tyler” Charles was honored with the nomination of an Emmy award.

As the nephew of Reggae legend Bob Marley, Charles was inspired at an early age by his uncle as to the importance of making a positive impact on society and a difference in the world.   In 2011 Charles’ life was forever changed . Given a devastating diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, Charles quickly learned what a confusing and frightening time that is for millions of people just like him and from that moment on he made it his soul’s purpose and life’s mission to become a beacon to those in search of answers and to cover this globe promoting early detection of diabetes through frequent testing and  prevention through lifestyle, diet and habit changes.

Listen to DSMA Live with Charles “The Poor Chef” Mattocks at www.blogtalkradio.com/diabetessocmed on 5/10/2012


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