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810 2023

Resolve to succeed–and here’s how!

This article was originially published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on Monday, 9th Oct. 2023: https://jpost.pressreader.com/article/281805698578233 We’ve been through this before—you and I!  It’s after the holidays. We’re all thinking about weight loss and dieting—and we WILL fail in the long term.  It’s not because we don’t want to succeed, or because we [...]

1009 2023

Learning from the past-Preparing for the future

This article was originally published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on 10 Sept. 2023: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-758299 As we approach the New Year of 5784, we look back at the past year. With some trepidation, we wonder what awaits us in the coming year. This past year has indeed been interesting in the arena of health [...]

2408 2023

Who’s in charge of Our health?

This article was originally published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on 24 Aug. 2023:https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-755944 Psychologist Julian B. Rotter developed the term “locus of control” and the idea behind it, in 1954.  Locus of control is the degree to which people believe that they, as opposed to external forces, have control over the outcome [...]

1008 2023

Artificial Sweeteners – The Non-Sweet Truth

This article was originally published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on 10 Aug. 2023: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-754209 Over the last several months, there has been a deluge of health news in the mainstream media.  From new studies confirming links between diet and heart disease to hormone replacement therapy’s association with Alzheimer’s disease, the media has been [...]

2007 2023

Besides Diet and Exercise…Sleep!

This article was originally published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on 23 July 2023: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-752042 With all of our emphasis on healthy eating and exercise, it is easy to forget that there are actually 6 pillars of lifestyle medicine. The other four are: not using substances like tobacco, alcohol and drugs, managing stress, good [...]

2906 2023

Making History

This article was originally published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on 28 June 2023: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-747957 History is about to be made here in Jerusalem. It’s a “first-ever” event and it is far more significant that one might think.  I’m talking about the first-ever Whole-Food, Plant-Based (WFPB) conference for kosher consumers. Before we talk about [...]

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