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Life

The Sweet has Turned Sour

May 16, 2019, by

“But what about diet soda? It has no calories. I can drink that right?” That is one of the most common questions I hear in my clinic. I understand the question. After all, it should “make sense,” but sometimes things just don’t turn out the way we think they should. This past month, even more

Investing Money the Right Way…for Your Health

April 30, 2019, by

When people express interest in our programs, I encourage them to come in for a free consultation to make sure we are on the same page in terms of what is involved in attaining their goals in health and weight loss.  A large percentage of people that come and speak to us sign up and

The Measles

The Pesach dishes are packed away and Chometz is now back. What is your pediatrician thinking about? The measles. Yes, the measles. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, surely you’ve read or seen the news that there is a measles outbreak in the United States, Europe and Israel. Unfortunately, the Orthodox Jewish world is

Practical Planning for Pesach

April 9, 2019, by

We’ve all had the wrong mindset—“After Pesach I will go on a diet.” And when Pesach is over we do exactly that and lose some weight until we get back to our pre-Pesach weight and maybe a little more.  Then it’s back to bad habits, weight gain and all of the associated health issues.  So

A Healthier Way to Prep for Pesach

April 3, 2019, by

Even though we had one extra month this winter, Pesach is on the doorstep yet again.  It seems to have become a very stressful experience to prepare for what is supposed to be a holiday of great simcha.  How stressed do people get?  Starting two weeks before Purim several of my clients began asking about

Shaul vs. Esther: Learning to Live a Committed Life

March 11, 2019, by

As we approach Purim, the focus of the days immediately preceding the holiday becomes the long history of the relationship between Amalek and the Jewish people. Beginning with the few pesukim comprising Parshas Zachor, we remember Amalek’s original attack on the Jewish people shortly after the Jews left Egypt. Then, we read the less famous

The New Medicine is Here: Part II

March 6, 2019, by

In part one of this article, we discussed how research is showing the healing effects of a healthy diet.  A healthy diet based on today’s research involved eating more plant based foods, greatly reducing any processed foods and keeping our animal proteins to a minimum.    As a result many doctors, in spite of their