Good Day Alabama for June 30, 2014 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for June 30, 2014

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for June 30, 2014:

ELISE MAYFIELD - Janice talks with "Masterchef" contestant and Alabama native Elise Mayfield. She now lives in Chicago and is competing for the title of Masterchef. Elise Mayfield specializes in southern comfort foods and baking. Cooking is her connection back to her home and her family.

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joins us from Riviera Fitness in Homewood with Exercise Monday. He talks with James Bischoff to learn more about the new workout Predator Conditioning. For more information, call (205) 290-0000.

ROBIN GIVENS - Robin Givens is in Birmingham, Alabama promoting a casting call for her upcoming play "Joy In The Morning" scheduled for today from 4:30pm - 7:00pm at the Westin Hotel located in Uptown Entertainment District Downtown Birmingham. The‎ play opens on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. Doors open at 7:00pm. To purchase tickets for "Joy In The Morning," call (205) 490-2342 or (205) 965-8584 or visit www.djdtheater.org. For more information about the play, visit www.robingivensjoyinthemorning.com.
    Stage and Screen actress Ms. Robin Givens steps into what many may see as a new role, as writer and director: though, ‘Joy in the Morning' is a Play with Music that has been in development for more than a decade. Written initially as a ‘Spiritual Memoir', in 1998 Robin called on friends of her's, Yolanda Adams, Johnny Gill and James Avery to bring this deeply stirring and profoundly thought provoking piece to life...they performed it as a Stage Reading with Music in New York at Carnegie Hall. Since, it has come a long way and traveled far to become the powerful play that it is today...throughout the U.S. to the Caribbean and Canada and home again. Each step of the way it has evolved in character and become enriched with talent. RSG and Company feels honored to bring ‘Joy in the Morning' to Birmingham, where it will feature some of your hometown talent. Robin has written a story you will not forget...‘Joy' in the Morning' is a provocative love story that will touch every heart...because without a doubt we all know love and heartbreak...triumph and defeat...and... sometimes we have to lose ourselves...to find, who we were always intended to be. Join Veteran Actress Robin Givens...Singer--Actor Christopher Williams and the newest Talent to grace the stage of ‘JOY', Birmingham's own Brandon A. McCall.

DR. ASA - Janice talked with Dr. Asa Andrew - known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®. He is also a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health. Today he discussed men and women's health - how to win during "the change" - Menopause and Andropause.
1.Get tested over the age of 40
2.Resistance Exercise 3 days per week
3.Eat more Fat, especially Almonds
4.Follow The Protein Rule
5.Consider Bio-identical Hormones
6.Eat Hormone-free foods

For more information, visit http://www.drasa.com/.

ASK THE GARDENER - Alabama Cooperative Extension Agent Sallie Lee took questions from viewers about their gardening needs. You can reach her at the Extension office with your questions at (205) 879-6964 ext 11.

JESSICA SEINFIELD - As the summer months roll in, so do gatherings with family and friends. And the time for fun and fireworks is just around the corner, a great July 4th BBQ party is in order! New York Times best-selling author, Jessica Seinfeld, joined us with the inside tips to take your summer meals to the next level, especially by introducing some much needed veggies into your dishes. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, vegetables should make up about 30 percent of every meal. However it's no secret that the majority of Americans don't dish up the recommended amount. Seinfeld provided time saving tips to make your summer meals and July 4th barbeques explode with flavor.... plus she introduces new ways to bring more veggies to even the pickiest eaters in your family—the inspiration for her best-selling book Deceptively Delicious. For more info: http://www.veggieblendins.com/.
    Jessica Seinfeld is the author of three New York Times best-selling cookbooks, Deceptively Delicious, Double Delicious, and The Can't Cook Book. She is the Founder and President of Baby Buggy, a non-profit organization that delivers donations of new and gently-used baby gear and children's clothing to America's most vulnerable families. Since its founding in 2001, Baby Buggy has donated more than 5.7 million essential items to hundreds of thousands of children in need. As an author, Jessica has sold over 2 million cookbooks since 2007. Her third book, The Can't Cook Book – Recipes for the Absolutely Terrified, was released on October 8, 2013. Jessica lives in Manhattan with her husband, comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and their three children and two Dachshunds.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama
, ever lost a pet? We introduce you to a grief support group that can help you through that loss! Sandra Reaves always joins us with some fun projects for your garden and she's back with us tomorrow! Need a good summer read? We check out some new options for you! And new movies and music hit store shelves this week and we show you what's new to entertain you this summer! And tomorrow is Red Rock Tuesday... Jeh Jeh checks out the latest on the trail in Center Point! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.

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