1004 2019

Another Pesach is Upon Us (Part 1)

Pesach is upon us… by now you have it all down to a good routine--which rooms get cleaned first, who is in charge of what, and when to kasher the kitchen.  There’s the grocery shopping, butcher order, and the fresh produce. How many guests are coming to the Seder(s) this year? How many for the [...]

504 2019

She came, she went, and now she’s back

Sue is a young lady who came to my clinic 4 and a half years ago.  Her BMI was over 35 and being obese is something she had struggled with from her early teens.  We needed to teach Sue what proper eating and exercise was all about.  It wasn’t easy for her.  After all, a [...]

2803 2019

Good News on the Exercise Front—Everything counts!

By now I hope that most people have come to understand the great importance of being active and exercising.  We’ve seen beyond a doubt, what the sedentary lifestyle that we’ve created can do to our health.  Although modern medicine has created numerous ways to keep us alive, the rate of heart disease isn’t decreasing, and [...]

1403 2019

The New Medicine is Here (Part 2)

In part one of this article, we discussed how research is showing the healing effects of a healthy diet.  A healthy diet, based on current research, involves eating plant-based foods, greatly reducing processed foods, and keeping animal proteins to a minimum. Despite their lack of training in nutrition, doctors are turning to food to cure [...]

703 2019

The New Medicine is Here (Part 1)

Have you ever heard one of those stories?  I’m sure you have.  The doctors gave up—they sent her home to rest as comfortably as possible until her demise.  “There is nothing more we can do” they said.  Confined to a wheel chair and suffering from constant and severe chest pain, she already had a bypass [...]

2802 2019

Brain Food

We all know by now the profound impact food consumption has on our health. High consumption of healthy options and the reduction of poor quality processed foods can prevent, or reverse, heart disease.  But what role does our diet play in how are brain works?  Can a healthy diet help cognitive function, memory and our [...]

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