Janet Zappala – Nutrition Expert

Janet Zappala

“I’m never happier than when I’m doing the things I love. Spending time with family and friends, cooking the foods that people enjoy, and sharing my passion for healthful living with anyone who’ll listen.” – Janet Zappala

Janet Zappala

Meet Our Nutrition Expert

Janet’s television career has taken her many places and earned her numerous awards, and her recent endeavor as author of her first cookbook – “My Italian Kitchen, Home-Style Recipes Made Lighter & Healthier” has given her another platform to share her passion for food and family.

An acclaimed journalist, Janet is a six-time Emmy award winner, a Golden Mike recipient and an Associated Press First Place Award winner. She has worked as an anchor/host and reporter in numerous cities around the country, including Los Angeles, Denver and Philadelphia as well as serving as a nutrition expert for national television tours.

A self-proclaimed “foodie”, her passion for cooking began at a young age in her childhood kitchen where a lot of pasta was always being prepared, and her mother who loved cooking showed her the culinary ropes.

Janet is a proud mom of two children, a son and a daughter.

Facts About Janet Zappala

  • Janet’s mother was a cook, that’s why Janet has lots of memories of the kitchen including lots of pasta
  • Janet always incorporates healthful cooking and mindful eating to her life