Running for Life

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What’s It Like to Run a Marathon? When he hit his late twenties, Ben Kramer—a former high school hockey player from Long Island, New York—was living a pretty sedentary lifestyle and was carrying… Read more

Winter Workout

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Q: As a frum woman, I find it challenging to exercise year-round, but especially in the winter. What are some good ways to stay active when it’s cold outside? A:  I’m sure you lead a hectic life with… Read more

Living the Sweet Life

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Q: I’m a sugar addict, and I especially love those caramel sufganiyot around Chanukah time; I look forward to them all year. But as I’m getting older, I’m more worried about what I’m doing to my body.… Read more

Is Healthy Eating the Latest Craze?

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By Naomi Ross “I’m trying to stay away from kugels these days. They’re just too high in fats and sugars and my family doesn’t even want them anymore.” This is a familiar sentiment echoed in many of… Read more

L’Chaim: 18 Chapters to Live By

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L’Chaim: 18 Chapters to Live By By Shmuel Shields, PhD Brand Name Publishing Jerusalem, 2012 228 pages Reviewed by Shira Isenberg Few nutrition and health books are written for a frum audience,… Read more