3006 2022

A Tribute to Reuven Bruner OB”M – “Be alive as long as you live”

This article was also published in The Jerusalem Post: This week, someone who was a fixture for many years here in Jerusalem passed away at the age of 84.  Dr. Reuven (Bob) Bruner was one of the early promoters of physical fitness and healthy lifestyle for the English speaking community.  He changed many people’s lives [...]

1906 2022

The Default Setting

The following article was also published in the Health and Wellness section of  The Jerusalem Post (19th June 2022):   The word “default” wasn’t used a lot before the mid 90’s. That’s when the PC gained popularity with Windows 3.11 and then 95. We were able to adjust the different default settings on our computer.  [...]

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:   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 [...]

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