Jyl (Levy) Steinback
Jyl (Levy) Steinback graduated from Central High in 1972 and is a 1976 graduate of Arizona State University. She currently lives in Scottsdale, AZ.
Jyl is a nationally recognized advocate of healthy eating who is committed to the mission of helping others get healthy. She is the author of 12 cookbooks, including Recipes for Fat Free Living (1&2), Recipes for Fat Free Desserts, Supermarket Gourmet and Cook Once, Eat for a Week. Her cookbooks have sold over 2 million copies. She has also produced multiple exercise videos.
Two simple rules drive Jyl, "move your body" and "eat what you love while balancing your meals with healthy nutrition using moderation and portion control." It is her contention that many of the diseases associated with high fat and cholesterol diets may be prevented as our children mature to adults, if along the way they are educated on proper nutrition and exercise and follow some regular exercise routine.
National television appearances for Jyl include "CBS This Morning," "Leeza," HGTV's "Smart Solutions," "Our Home" and "Crook & Chase." She has appeared on QVC over two dozen times and has done radio interviews on healthy living nationwide.
Ladies' Home Journal labeled Jyl "America's Healthiest Mom" and First for Women magazine identified her as a "weight loss expert." She is a feature writer for Healthy Cooking Quick & Light, First For Women, Senior Times, eDiet.com and Wedding Magazine. She provides a weekly healthy recipe to www.successfulmom.com and can be found at her website, www.americashealthiestmom.com.
Jyl is a speaker for the Arizona chapter of the American Heart Association, the Arizona Heart Institute and the Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. She also volunteers her time speaking to classes and organizations about healthy living.