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1511 2018

Your Second Brain—Take Care of It!

Wow! Research concerning how we should take care of our health and well-being has really evolved.  The advice that health professionals, including me, were giving out a decade or two ago was faulty.  Research is ever evolving! Discoveries of the last few years really sheds light on what is good for us and what is [...]

811 2018

Cholesterol, Heart Disease and Statins—The Truth Comes Out (Part 2)

(In part 1 of this article, we looked at the good things cholesterol does for us and examined the questionable research that established a direct connection between cholesterol and heart disease.  We also saw the role that the pharmaceutical companies play in funding and possibly manipulating studies to push the use of the drugs they [...]

3110 2018

Cholesterol, Heart Disease and Statins—The Truth Comes Out (Part 1)

I have contemplated writing an article on this subject for close to 10 years.  Why haven’t I?  Because this subject is controversial. Controversial?!  Everyone knows that high cholesterol causes heart attacks and strokes!!  Well, maybe not! It’s a complicated topic, but I think my readers need to have enough information to make an informed decision before [...]

210 2018

It’s Over—Now What?

Our Succahs are down and the Yomim Tovim are now behind us.  Hopefully, we had a lot of enjoyable, quality time with our families.  Undoubtedly, we also took liberties with the amount and types of food we consumed.  And we did this at a time when we are less active than usual.  Obviously, that isn’t [...]

2009 2018

In The Thick of Things

We are in the middle of it now.  Rosh Hashanah is behind us but Succos is here.  Hopefully, you have been able to keep your food intake under control during the Chagim.  We’ve had two days of Yom Tov, a fast day, erev Yom Kippur, and breaking the fast.  This is not a time of [...]

409 2018

Rosh HaShana 5779

As we approach the New Year of 5779, Haba Aleinu L’tovah, there is always what to reflect upon as we look back at the past year. There is also some trepidation in terms of what awaits us in the coming year. This past year has been one of the most interesting years I’ve had since [...]

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