research

13 07 2017

What Was and What Is: The Evolvement of Health Facts

The fields of exercise science and nutrition are ever evolving.  As research goes on, the more we find out and the more we realize just how wrong we have been.  Trying to keep up with the latest findings regarding health, nutrition and exercise can be very confusing.   You may hear one thing on the radio, [...]

7 12 2016

This One’s Not a Gimmick

They call me all the time! “We have a product for you to market. This mineral is proven to enhance weight loss.”  “...just right for your business—it is a meal replacement and will help your weight loss clients succeed.” Often perspective clients come for a consultation, and they tell me about gimmicks and promotions they have [...]

1 09 2016

Can’t We Be Healthier?

I found a new study published by the Mayo Clinic to be quite frightening.  As a health professional, I see many people on a daily basis who suffer from a variety of health issues.  But this study revealed just how widespread the problems are and how much work needs to be done in all areas [...]

6 07 2016

Is it Fact or is it Fiction?

“I thought that if I eat blueberries every day…….”. “Someone told me that if I eat only twice a day, I will surely lose weight”. “I heard chocolate is good for you so I started eating 70% dark chocolate, a whole bar a day to help my heart health”. “I started grazing instead of eating [...]

21 06 2016

Too Much, Too Fast

A few years ago, a father brought his teenage son into my office for a conversation.  Yehuda was in Yeshiva out of town and he was class 3 obese.  At age 16, his parents were rightfully concerned about his well-being.  If at this age he was this heavy, with a 40+ BMI, what was going [...]

25 05 2016

The Hidden Tricks to Lose Weight

I hope the title of his article doesn’t have you thinking that I have found some great shortcut to weight loss.  There isn’t one.  We still don’t have a proven and safe medication, nor do we even have a surgical procedure that we are absolutely sure is safe or even effective in the long-term.  As [...]

7 10 2015

So, which is it?

As both a wellness coach and personal trainer, one thing I am NOT trying to do is help people achieve perfection in any particular area.  What I am trying to do, is help people make improvements in their lifestyle habits in order to bring about a healthier quality of life. Getting everyone to be an [...]

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 [...]