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Candice Kumai

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Candice Kumai is a four-time bestselling author, chef, and health journalist. As E! News' resident food and health expert, she is the cohost of the food special Food Envy. She is the former host of Lifetime's Cook Yourself Thin and TLC's Homemade Simple.

At age 23, Candice Kumai was the youngest chef to compete on Bravo's inaugural season of Top Chef. After almost a decade of fashion modeling, and a degree in interpersonal communications, she received her professional training from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in California, and she has written and developed recipes for numerous cookbooks, including The Skinny Bitch Cookbook, Recipe Rehab, Novak Djokovic's Serve to Win, and The Bikini Body Diet.

Candice has been featured regularly on Dr. Oz, Access Hollywood, The Today Show, CBS early Show, GMA, The Doctors, The Talk, Extra, the Cooking Channel, and the Food Network, Top Iron Chef, Simply Ming, and Beat Bobby Flay.

She is currently the Resident Culinary Advisor at Clean Eating Magazine, the former food editor at large at Shape and Men's Fitness, and her previous cookbooks include Cook Yourself Thin, Pretty Delicious, Cook Yourself Sexy, and Clean Green Drinks. Candice is featured in and contributes to dozens of food-, culture-, and wellness-based nonprofit organizations. She resides in New York City.

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