passover

20 03 2018

Another Pesach is Upon Us (Part 2)

In part 1 of this article we mentioned different reasonable and attainable weight loss goals for Pesach. We also covered how to handle our health during the erev Pesach preparations. Pesach  There are essentially three areas where we all tend to get into trouble: the amounts of food we consume at our festive meals the [...]

16 03 2018

Enjoying Pesach with Your Health Goals in Mind

It’s that time of the year again… the holiday season. This is a time of year in which to be joyful and happy, and to celebrate together with our families. Perhaps nothing is more challenging than getting through Pesach with your health and weight intact. As daunting and challenging as this may seem, a few little [...]

14 03 2018

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 [...]

4 04 2017

Healthy Habits for Pesach

It’s that time of the year again… the holiday season. Perhaps nothing is more challenging than enjoying Pesach with your health and weight intact. As daunting and challenging as this may seem, a few little tricks, and just a little self-discipline, can go a long way. Pay attention to portion sizes It seems that during [...]

29 03 2017

Exercise for Simcha!

It seems ironic that while preparing for Yom Tov, when we are specifically commanded to be happy, we are in a constant state of stress and anxiety.   Did I get everything needed while shopping?  Did I remember to clean and look everywhere for Chametz?  Did I order enough Matzah?  Is everything ready and prepared for [...]

17 04 2016

Pesach Tips

As daunting and challenging as it may seem to celebrate Pesach while keeping your health and weight intact, a few little tricks and just a little self-discipline can get you through virtually unscathed. There are essentially three areas where we all tend to get into trouble: The amounts of food we consume sitting at our tables [...]

22 04 2014

Starting over again

JPost - How do we get back into shape after becoming enslaved to our desires for food and overeating during the holidays? Passover! When the Almighty took us out of Egypt, he gave us freedom. But freedom doesn’t mean doing whatever we want, however we want, whenever we want.Unfortunately, we generally become enslaved to our [...]