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Cook Healthy with Celebrity Cook Nadja Piatka

December 4, 2020 @ 4:30pm EST

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Get Heathy with Good Carbs!  Join Nadja as she will teach you how to make 2 elegant, simple and healthy dishes for a complete decadent meal! 


Indulge in Shrimp and Holista Linguine in a White Wine Caper Sauce for dinner and low calorie, low sugar, low fat and low glycemic Apple Strudel for dessert. You will not believe how delicious it is!  Healthy food has never tasted this good! 

Holista Signs Agreement with Costanzo’s to Launch World’s Lowest Glycemic Index (GI) Clean Label White Bread For North America and Mexico

Holista Colltech Limited and its U.S. subsidiary, Holista Foods Inc., have entered into an agreement with leading U.S. bread maker, Costanzo’s Bakery, Inc., to manufacture the world’s lowest Glycemic Index (GI) clean label white bread using only all-natural ingredients.

The healthier bread was jointly developed by Holista and Constanzo’s. The University of Sydney tested and validated this bread in July 2020 to have a GI reading of 46, which compares with GI readings of over 70 for most white breads.

American Masters of Taste

2019 Taste Championships

Northern California, Friday, October 25, 2019 – Holista Foods, Inc. was selected as a winning product line in the retail category of “Low Glycemic Pasta.”

Their submissions in this product category, Low Glycemic Spaghetti and Low Glycemic Linguine were both judged excellent in Northern California by a panel of Masters of Taste selected by Chefs In America.

The protocols of “triple blind” judging include the following ground rules to ensure accurate and fair judging results.

Deliciously Healthy

Focus Malaysia Newspaper

Healthy food doesn't need to be tasteless, not if Holista Foods is behind it.  A company that is dedicated to delivering clean label ingredients, and food products aims to improve people's lives with a wide range of Low Glycemic Index (Low GI) products.

Get Inspired / Stay Inspired Podcast featuring Nadja Piatka, CEO of Holista Foods


Our Get Inspired/Stay Inspired Podcast features Nadja Piatka, CEO of Holista Foods, a food innovation and solutions company. 
Her inspiring story was featured on the Oprah Winfrey show. Hear on our Get Inspired/Stay Inspired Podcast in her own words how she did it!

Glycaemic Index:   What You Need To Know

Food For Thought

Many people today have health issues due to our modern-day diet, and this is because of the types of food we eat. Our diets today consist of many types of food, with carbohydrates being one of the highest consumed. This is why it is important to know how to choose our carbohydrates and learning that we can significantly better our health by making the right choices, without compromising on quality. In Asia, noodles are almost as much a staple as rice is, but did you know that you can actually find noodles which has a low glycaemic index which can curb the onset development of diabetes type 2? This is where Holista Foods comes in.

Holista Foods launches Holista Noodles in China

at the FHC Food & Hotel Exhibition

Shanghai, China

Holista Foods CEO Nadja Piatka, with partners, Express Trading Canada CEO Yan Zhou and AirOcean Trading Inc. Marketing Manager Warren Wang and General Manager Jason Lyu launch Holista Low Glycemic Noodles at the FHC Food & Hotel Exhibition in Shanghai, China.

Making a mark internationally

The Star - online

DATO' Dr Rajen Manicka is a man on a mission. He wants to try to save the world from refined carbohydrates.

Opportunities ahead: Rajen is confident that its low-GI noodle mix will take off in a big way and open the doors to many other products.

Company uses its Noodles for Low GI Breakthrough

Food & Drink Business, Australia

Food ingredient company Holista CollTech has developed a breakthrough noodle formula certified to have a low Glycemic Index (GI).The noodles, developed by Holista's Buffalo, a subsidiary of Holista Foods, recorded a GI reading of 38 in independent tests conducted by Glycemic Index Laboratories Inc in Canada.

Breakthrough Noodle Formula with Low-Glycemic Score of 38

Asia-Pacific Biotech News

Food ingredient specialist, Holista announced that it has developed a breakthrough noodle formula certified to have a low Glycemic Index (GI) - opening a major market for a healthier version of the staple which is vital in the global fight against diabetes and obesity.

TV Interview with Dr. Rajen Manicka: Diabetes - A Different Approach

Bernama News Channel (Malaysia)

Dato' Dr. Rajen Manicka, CEO of Holista Colltech, discusses diabetes, obesity and the drivers behind it. The increasing consumption of the 4-S Tsunami (sugar, starch, salt, saturated fats) and lack of movement are major contributors to this global epidemic and consumers, industry and government need to work together to move towards a healthier society.

Nadja Foods’ Founder Forms Joint Venture with Australian Company

The Buffalo News

The Buffalo founder of a company that makes low-fat, low-calorie snacks sold in restaurants and supermarkets across North America has formed a joint venture with an Australian company to bring white-flour baked goods that have a low glycemic index to this continent.

Positions of Power

The Globe and Mail

The day Nadja Piatka scrawled her business goals on a pantyhose package was the first step on her journey from struggling single mother to president and CEO of a multi-million dollar global food company.

Nadja Piatka: Muffins to Millions

Millionaire Blueprint

How a struggling single mom found a market for her special cooking talent — and parlayed it into millions in the international food service industry.

Guest on the Oprah Whinfrey Show

Nadja's segment on the Oprah Winfrey Show features her story of achieving success through adversity. From hiding under the table from creditors to building an international business one muffin and brownie at a time.

Recipe for Success

Burlington Free Press

Divorced single mom tells women's forum how she built a dream from dispair.

Muffins to Millions

Company Magazine

Up close and personal with Nadja as she shares her journey from under the table and hiding from creditors to building a business worth millions.

The Bold, the Brave and the Daring

Ali Magazine

While hiding under a table with her daughter as a bill collector banged on her front door, Nadja Piatka realized she had to do something to climb out of the rut she was stuck in.

Returning Guest on The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch

Nadja returns to The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch to talk about the 6 simple steps to millions!

Guest on The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch

First of several appearances on The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, where Nadja and Donny talk about her Big Idea and how it became a reality and international success story.

Rags to Riches Secrets

Women's World 

Nadja turned $100 into $20 million.

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