diabetes

21 09 2016

When You Don’t Sleep Enough…

It wasn’t long ago that the standard advice for good health was: eat right, exercise and don’t smoke.  However today, health care professionals are adding another very important element to that list—get enough sleep.  It is interesting to note that before the electric light bulb was invented, people averaged about 10 hours of sleep per [...]

17 09 2015

Critical Updates

Our knowledge or how to stay healthy is constantly evolving.  15 years ago when Baruch came to me concerning eating properly and how to exercise, I advised him that he should only use low-fat products. Today I would advise him differently and make sure he had enough healthy fats in the diet—not to go high [...]

15 01 2015

Type 2 Diabetes: Prevention, Management, and Cure (Part 3)

This three-part article has general ideas about how to treat diabetes.  These ideas do not take the place of getting an individualized food and exercise plan or seeing your doctor.  In part one and two of this article, we discussed different types of diabetes, how you get type 2 diabetes and how type 2 diabetes can cause [...]

12 01 2015

Type 2 Diabetes: Prevention, Management, and Cure (Part 2)

This three-part article has general ideas about how to treat diabetes.  These ideas do not take the place of getting an individualized food and exercise plan or seeing your doctor. In part one of this article, we discussed different types of diabetes, how you get type 2 diabetes and  type 2 diabetes can cause a host [...]

8 01 2015

Type 2 Diabetes: Prevention, Management, and Cure (Part 1)

  This three part article has general ideas about how to treat diabetes.  They do not take the place of getting an individualized food and exercise plan or seeing your doctor. A long-time personal training client of mine who enjoys exercise but travels a lot and does not have a balanced diet and regular exercise program [...]

16 07 2014

Go for the Whole Grains

Why in the world would someone take whole wheat grain, crack the grain, pulverize it with rollers, and separate the endosperm from the dark, fibrous bran and the wheat embryo?  Why would they take out important nutrients, vitamins, unsaturated fats, fiber and magnesium?  And if intact grains are so healthy, why did we stop eating [...]