A Pizza a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

February 18, 2016

One of America’s favorite foods can actually help you slim down. His Pizza Diet helped New York pizzaiolo Pasquale Cozzolino drop nearly 100 pounds and reclaim good health.

The New York Post reports the 30-year-old Italy native, who is executive chef at Rivalta Pizzeria in New York’s East Village, shed the pounds on a diet mostly of pizza and red wine. After he moved to New York in 2011 to open a pizzeria, Cozzolino pursued his dream of becoming an accomplished Big Apple pizza chef with single-minded ferocity, working long hours and neglecting balanced meals. Cozzolino managed to maintain his weight…