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2711 2022

It’s a Process!

The following article was published in the Opinion section of The Jerusalem Post (29 Nov. 2022): https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-723586   “If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant, don’t.”  A quote from food author Michael Pollan. Processed foods It’s crunchy, it’s tasty, it’s mouthwatering, it smells great and you always want [...]

3010 2022

Something Needs to Change

The following article was originally published in the Opinion section of The Jerusalem Post (31 Oct. 2022): https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-721039 Mr. X A relative of mine, Mr. X, is 90 years old. He started feeling unwell, and while he was feeling a little “off,” he went to get checked.  They found a small kidney stone and said [...]

1809 2022

The 23 Day Challenge

We are now focusing on the approaching Rosh HaShanah.  As much as this is a time for spiritual preparation, it is also a time when practical preparation can go a long way toward preserving our health. This 23-day holiday time period also includes Yom Kippur, Succot, Chol HaMoed and Simchat Torah. It’s a time of [...]

1109 2022

A Time for Change

The following article was originally published in the Opinion section of The Jerusalem Post (9th Sept. 2022): https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-716706   On the Jewish calendar, we are well into the month of Elul.  Our tradition is such that we are in a process of repentance. The slichot prayers take us into the high holy days of Rosh HaShana [...]

2508 2022

As Simple as That!

The following article was also published in the Opinion section of The Jerusalem Post (25th Aug. 2022): https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-715519   They are the modern day killers: heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, mild cognitive impairment, early stage prostate cancer—all now proven to be reversible and often, totally curable.  All of the above, plus [...]

1707 2022

From Sick Care to Health Care

The following article was also published in the Opinion section of The Jerusalem Post (17th July 2022): https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-712280   I’M FRUSTRATED! Why? To quote Dr. Michael Greger, the author of the bestselling books How Not to Die and How Not to Diet, “We have the cure, since 1990, there should be no heart disease.” The evidence [...]

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