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15 07 2015

Exercising in the Summer

Gavriel is a 36 year old who comes to see me specifically for weight loss.  He puts in a full day of learning and tends to his business matters in the evening and night.  As a family man, he is fairly busy all the time.  He is doing very well in his weight loss program [...]

22 01 2015

That Winter Weight Gain!

Its winter! It’s cold and dark.  Your body just can’t seem to warm up and aside from that, due to the cold and inclement weather, you are outside and around much less than other times of the year.  You feel warmer when you eat and because you are stuck inside more than you want to [...]

22 10 2014

Starting Over Again

The Days of Awe are behind us and we have moved out of the Sukkah and back into our homes. Our schedules are getting back to normal. The kids are back in school and we are back at work or learning. We have finished a period of three weeks of an over-abundance of food and [...]

3 07 2014

Be Happy! It Pays

Happiness is a strong factor in determining health and longevity.  It sounds straight forward enough, but how can a person be happy and optimistic if he is ill or has serious problems?  Can I choose to change my mood despite my life circumstances?  Can I simply control my moods and turn them around? What is happiness? [...]