nutrition

7 02 2019

I Don’t Believe It (and neither should you)!

2019-02-07T23:47:10+00:00

Joe came to see me in my office last week for a consultation and is now about to start our 10 Week program.  Aside from being overweight and sedentary, he has prediabetes and high blood pressure.  Coupled with a poor family history, Joe decided to take action to reverse his problems and prevent anything worse [...]

I Don’t Believe It (and neither should you)!2019-02-07T23:47:10+00:00
28 12 2018

A Bad Rap for Carbohydrates

2018-12-28T12:47:54+00:00

We live in a world of extremes.  For those who want to follow the Rambam’s sensible way of living, a balanced path of diet and exercise, seems elusive.  In the last few decades, we have been treated to low carbs, high protein, low fat, low sugar, no sugar, high carbs, gluten free, etc.  It’s as [...]

A Bad Rap for Carbohydrates2018-12-28T12:47:54+00:00
20 12 2018

Moving Toward Plant-based Eating

2018-12-20T11:47:29+00:00

More and more people are asking me how important moving toward plant-based eating really is.  Awareness is growing about avoiding animal products, especially processed meats. Media outlets are exposing the negative aspects of animal products and touting the potential health advantages of plant-based eating. Abe came to speak to me about weight loss, but he [...]

Moving Toward Plant-based Eating2018-12-20T11:47:29+00:00
16 08 2018

Eat Those Fruits

2018-08-16T12:07:47+00:00

This past Shabbat brought a certain amount of stress with it.  Why would a day of rest, away from work, phones and technology, bring stress? We were looking forward to guests for Shabbat lunch and this was exactly the source of the stress.  You see, one of our guests recently wrote a newspaper article about [...]

Eat Those Fruits2018-08-16T12:07:47+00:00
10 05 2017

Fitness and Function

2017-05-10T12:35:48+00:00

I think that exercise, activity and good eating habits are some of the most important daily habits in our lives.  You already know that.  What you might not know is that it seems that the population at large is finally going to feel the same way.  I can tell you that a few years ago [...]

Fitness and Function2017-05-10T12:35:48+00:00
26 04 2017

SO, I Was Just Thinking… (Part 1)

2017-04-26T12:38:56+00:00

I’ve been doing what I do for almost 20 years now.  It was almost 27 years ago that I turned my own life around and said goodbye to overweight and high blood pressure.  I made my success my passion and became a personal fitness trainer, and then subsequently got coaching certifications in lifestyle coaching, wellness [...]

SO, I Was Just Thinking… (Part 1)2017-04-26T12:38:56+00:00
16 03 2017

Is Food Enough for Nutrition? (Part 2)

2017-03-16T11:09:58+00:00

(In part one of this article, we discussed how getting essential nutrients from the modern diet can be difficult.  We also covered how without the right nutrition, physical ailments or depression can occur.  Part two investigates if vitamin supplements do indeed help nutritional requirements or are whole foods a better option?) Do we need vitamin [...]

Is Food Enough for Nutrition? (Part 2)2017-03-16T11:09:58+00:00
1 03 2017

Is Food Enough for Nutrition? (Part 1)

2017-03-16T11:11:15+00:00

Although we have become obsessed with food in regard to weight loss, food is our nutrition and it provides us with the energy we need to function daily.  What is it that food does for us?  Food provides the energy and nutrients we need to be healthy. By eating a variety of foods we get [...]

Is Food Enough for Nutrition? (Part 1)2017-03-16T11:11:15+00:00
23 02 2017

We’re all SMILES!

2017-02-23T12:05:12+00:00

Sometimes when the evidence finally emerges, I get very excited.  There are some things we know through experience or what some might call the “6th sense”. But when a good scientific large-scale study proves your point, it’s very exciting! Most educated people know that exercise and proper healthy eating are extremely beneficial to one’s health [...]

We’re all SMILES!2017-02-23T12:05:12+00:00
25 11 2015

Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease (part two)

2017-01-19T12:41:46+00:00

In part one of this article, we covered the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and the risk factors that we can’t change and the ones we can.  In this article we will discuss dietary factors as well as the role sleep can play in prevention. Nutrition Our dietary habits turn out to be a very large [...]

Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease (part two)2017-01-19T12:41:46+00:00