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1205 2022

Sustainable weight loss: Changing the paradigm for health

The following article appeared as an op-ed written by Alan in The Jerusalem Post: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-706248   Paradigms! They are a set of ideas. A standard way of looking at something. Most paradigms are formed over a long period of time, even years or decades. The problem is that when something becomes very ingrained in our [...]

105 2022

The Steps to Success

Pesach (Passover) is now behind us. Many of us have been over-eating or were inactive, both before and during the holiday.  Although the incentive might be there to start taking better care of our health and to lose weight (your clothes may be tight), it can be difficult to revive healthy habits. Now is the [...]

204 2022

Passover: Making a Plan (Part 2)

In part 1 of this article we mentioned different reasonable and attainable weight loss goals for Pesach. We also covered how to maintain our health during the Pesach preparations. As for the kinds of food we eat, everyone can make some subtle, but significant, adjustments. Put the emphasis on vegetables and try to use whole [...]

204 2022

Passover: Making a Plan (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 [...]

2703 2022

What’s holding us back? (Alan’s new Jpost op-ed)

The following article appeared as an op-ed written by Alan in The Jerusalem Post: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-701761   It used to be said about the US Department of State, that they don’t let the facts get in the way of policy. So it is in the world of health and wellness. Take a step back for a moment. [...]

803 2022

Purim: How to Celebrate the Healthy Way

The next 5 weeks are all about preparation and celebration.  Purim is upon us already! Next comes the preparation and celebration of Pesach.   The Purim-Pesach time period is one where poor habits can end up negatively affecting our health.  Food plays a major part in our celebrations.  Changes in routine and schedule interfere with our [...]

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