Celebrity Chef Charles  Mattocks

Celebrity Chef Charles Mattocks

Each move Celebrity Chef Mattocks has made, keeps his desire to touch lives in a positive way. Inspired by his uncle, the late Bob Marley, Mattocks dared to dream big. After giving a stunning performance in the title role of the Emmy nominated "The Summer of Ben Tyler" Mattocks was a successful actor. This single dad decided that Hollywood was not the best for his young son and moved across the country. His need to create meals that were tasty, nutritious, and affordable led to his career as "The Poor Chef". Appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Martha Stewart,CNN and Dr. Oz gave him the opportunity to share what he had learned about feeding a family for less money. He became a sought after guest on local and regional radio and television stations. Devastating news, Charles had type 2 diabetes. Reading everything about diabetes made him aware of how little he knew about diabetes. Determined to save his life and help others do the same. "The Diabetic You" documentary, website, and movement made Charles determined to educate and inspire people around the world. He is doing just that. From appearances on CNN, and other media platforms across the Nation, Huffington Post interviews, Diabetes Health, Forecast Diabetes, his regular blog on the Dr. Oz website. The world is learning about Charles' war against diabetes. He developed a diabetic-friendly, gluten free treat called the "Charles Bar" now in national distribution.