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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 [...]

12 01 2016

Frustrated with Weight Loss

Lisa, age 42, was in week 3 of my weight loss program.   The first two weeks, Lisa dropped weight at about a pound a week, but this week, there was no change.  All that work she did and no result.  She looked like she was going to quit on the spot!  What happened?   Lisa was almost [...]

3 09 2015

It’s That Time of Year…

Here we are in the midst of the month of Elul, the last year in the Jewish calendar.  It’s a time of reflection and it is also a time of preparation.  We are all focusing now on introspection and planning for Rosh HaShanah, the Day of Judgment, and the ten days of tshuva leading to [...]

5 10 2014

It Just Won’t Come Off (Part 2)

We must become more accepting of who we are. Some of us just will not get down to an ideal weight. Yes, we can still make every attempt to be healthy as we have discussed, but we also must be accepting of what we have. A recent article by Ellen Goldman M.Ed. caught my attention [...]