1608 2018

Eat Those Fruits

This past Shabbat brought a certain amount of stress with it.  Why would a day of rest, away from work, phones and technology, bring stress? We were looking forward to guests for Shabbat lunch and this was exactly the source of the stress.  You see, one of our guests recently wrote a newspaper article about [...]

407 2018

Is Your Food Safe?

We spend a lot of time thinking about and talking about nutrition and calories. “Is this food fattening?”  “Is this good for me?” “How processed is this?”  But even the healthiest choices can cause us to feel sick and put our digestive tracks in great distress if not handled correctly. You might have noticed, particularly [...]

2706 2018

Time For a Snack Break

I met Shelly when she came into our 10 Weeks to Health program a few months ago.  When she called to make her appointment, she told me over the phone that her doctor had been nagging her for a while to lose 5 - 6 kilo to improve her health.  Slight high blood pressure and [...]

2006 2018

Regaining Energy – Get up and go!

If you are feeling a lack of energy, that might be normal. But in order to regain your energy, do the opposite of what your “lazy side” tells you—start moving!  As important as a good night’s sleep is, getting more active and starting to exercise will probably do more for your energy levels than anything [...]

1406 2018

Choose Your Reward

As the spring and summer months begin, the phone starts ringing in my office well above average. It’s a combination of winter weight gain, feeling fatigued and lethargic and realizing our summer clothes are a bit too snug.  But now, the choice is yours. You can look back and keep thinking to yourself, “How did [...]

606 2018

It Still Comes Down to Portions

Gil came into my office and was sure I was going to be stumped.  After all, he is relatively young, only 34 years old and does everything right.  He exercises formally three times a week, including aerobic and muscle building exercise. He makes sure to do at least 35 minutes of brisk walking on two [...]

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