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2902 2024

The Twins Study

This article was originally published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday, 21 Feb. 2024: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-787982 There are thousands of good studies that analyze the effect of lifestyle, and especially diet, on our health. These studies run the gambit in terms of types. There are randomized controlled studies, epidemiological studies, laboratory studies, and decades of clinical [...]

1402 2024

The Coach had a Heart Attack – Part 3

This article was originally published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday, 7 Feb. 2024: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-785527 In part 1 and part 2, I discussed diet and exercise. These two big lifestyle behaviors have a pronounced effect on heart health for better or for worse.  In this chapter, it’s time to turn to the medical establishment. What [...]

402 2024

The Coach had a Heart Attack- Part 2

This article was originally published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on Sunday, 30 Jan. 2024: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-784241 I wrote in part 1 about my heart attack experience and the role exercise played in keeping my cardiac event relatively small.  Now it’s time to address what is the single biggest cause of cardiovascular disease and, at the [...]

2301 2024

The Coach had a Heart Attack-Part 1

You never imagine that it will be you.  But why not?  After all, heart disease is the number one or two killer in every Western country.  In the United States, there is a heart attack every 38 seconds.  So why not you? “Because I’m doing everything that protects from the ravages of heart disease.”  More [...]

3112 2023

Increasing the Odds

This article was originially published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on Sunday, 31st  Dec. 2023: https://www.jpost.com/health-and-wellness/article-780119 People have questioned me as to why at The Wellness Clinic we offer a free consultation before starting a program.  It’s very simple. People need to know before they get started on their journey to improved health, [...]

2311 2023

A Full Time Job

This article was originially published as an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post on Thursday, 23rd  Nov. 2023: https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-774643 Shortly after the outbreak of the war, I had an op-ed published with some general suggestions on how to deal with weight gained over the holiday period. The idea was to encourage readers, to get back on track, [...]

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