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Padma Lakshmi on Love, Loss, and What She Ate: Watch The Jess Cagle Interview with the Top Chef Star

03/11/2016 AT 10:40 AM EST

From living in America as a young Indian woman to her rollercoaster of relationships, Padma Lakshmi is revealing intimate details about her life in her new memoir Love, Loss, And What We Ate.

In the book, on stands now, she opens up about her childhood, life as a mother to daughter, Krishna, 6 – and, yes – how she keeps such a svelte figure while being a host of the famed cooking show Top Chef.

The 45-year-old sat down with PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly's editorial director to personally discuss the details. Watch The Jess Cagle Interview, in full, above!
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