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407 2021

Type 2 Diabetes: It’s Preventable and Reversible

A few years ago, someone helping me on some office related matters was looking at some of the resource material I give my clients. She seemed surprised that I claimed that type 2 diabetes is a curable condition.  A few days later, she proceeded to tell me that her husband, a physician, thought that what [...]

1306 2021

Why We’re Moving Backwards

During my lifetime, modern medicine has brought about fantastic advances.  100 years ago, infectious disease, water borne diseases, like cholera and pneumonia, were the main causes of early mortality.  With better hygiene, the advent of antibiotics and vaccines, and the reduction in the percentage of smokers in the population, life expectance increased yearly. Yet while [...]

3005 2021

Besides Diet and Exercise…Sleep!

When it comes to living a healthy, happy, and long life, food is king.  Exercise and activity are very important, too. And then there’s the bigger picture: lifestyle habits. Good lifestyle habits are the best medicine to combat chronic illness. Let’s review We live in a world where heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, high [...]

205 2021

Food Addiction – It’s Real

They come into my office.  Their guard is down and they are ready to finally take the steps necessary to change their life around and start being healthy, happy, fit and functional.  This typical case repeats itself with individuals who may be obese and have other comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high [...]

1104 2021

Different This Time (part 2) – Follow the PATH

In part one of this article, we talked about the total failure of dieting and how the focus needs to shift to food quality. A focus on lifestyle changes will bring about good health and permanent weight loss.  This includes proper eating, activity and exercise, good sleep habits, and managing stress.  Let’s work together to [...]

404 2021

Different This Time

We’ve been through this before—you and me both!  It’s after Pesach, and this time it’s also after more than a year of pandemic lockdowns. Everyone is thinking about weight loss and dieting—and the failure that will result. This isn’t because you don’t want to succeed or because you can’t be successful.  It’s because diets, by [...]

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