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20 08 2020

Exercising in the Summer


Some people have been able to return to their regular workout routines despite all the Covid-19 restrictions. Others have needed to find new ways to get in their daily exercise and activity. And now here we are in the hot, sunny months of the year. My client, Gabe, and I discussed the value of outdoor [...]

Exercising in the Summer2020-08-20T12:15:50+00:00
9 09 2015

It doesn’t have to cost so much!


It sometimes seems that in order to stay healthy, it might cost a lot of money.  Granted, not being healthy will ultimately cost more money than staying healthy, but for many it seems like we must put out a lot of money to buy healthy foods, see a dietician, buy exercise equipment, go to the [...]

It doesn’t have to cost so much!2017-01-19T14:51:04+00:00
23 07 2015

Summer Vacations


Ariella has been a long time client who is always watching her weight very carefully.  Even during the Chagim, she holds her own and barely gains weight.  But Ariella has one time of year that is truly her downfall when it comes to keeping her weight in a normal range, and that is the summer [...]

Summer Vacations2017-01-19T14:59:34+00:00
25 02 2015

Food for Thought


A recent study caught my attention.  The study evaluated how people in the United States are doing in regard to making improvements in their dietary habits.  And improvements there are, however we still have a ways to go.  Scientists looked at data over an 11 year period starting in 1999 and finishing in 2010.  They [...]

Food for Thought2017-01-23T11:38:09+00:00
12 02 2015

It’s also how you eat!


Quite often, people call who inquire about my weight loss programs insisting that they eat healthy and just can’t figure out why they can’t lose weight.  Much of the time, people who eat “healthy” don’t really know what healthy eating entails, and we have to make corrections in their overall diet. Other times, they are truly [...]

It’s also how you eat!2017-01-05T13:55:18+00:00
27 08 2014

The Metabolic Boost (Part 2)


In last week’s column, we defined metabolism, discussed the benefits of raising one’s resting metabolic rate and highlighted the ways in which having a higher muscle mass boosts metabolism. Below are some tips which can help us achieve that goal, and increase our overall health and well-being. Tips for Raising Your Metabolism 1. Build Lean [...]

The Metabolic Boost (Part 2)2017-01-29T12:51:31+00:00
6 07 2014

Your Brain Too!


The benefits of exercise and good nutrition are certainly well known.  Balanced, consistent exercise and healthful eating can lead to a better quality of life. Some recent research indicates that exercise is also great for your brain, especially in avoiding and curing depression. Have you ever noticed how much better you feel about life after a [...]

Your Brain Too!2017-03-30T14:13:52+00:00
28 05 2014

Water – An Essential Nutrient


We here in the Middle East live in a hot and sometimes very dry climate, and therefore need to be extremely careful to drink enough in the summer months. The question is: how much, and which beverages should we drink? How much should I be drinking? It is prudent to consume a minimum of 8-10 cups [...]

Water – An Essential Nutrient2014-05-28T11:48:33+00:00