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Money and Happiness

February 6, 2017, by

Happiness and Wellbeing are an essential part of health.  Stress from any cause is highly detrimental to health and research has indicated that stress is a factor in up to 85% of all illness. It can cause illness or aggravate existing illness.  Nechama was a middle-aged women who I met two years ago.  If you

Is it Worth the Counting?

January 30, 2017, by

The number of people who consciously watch what they eat and plan and do serious exercise is relatively small compared to the population at large.  We have watched as obesity and overweight have become epidemics and the amount of people with diabetes and high blood pressure and other disease has grown proportionately with the growth

Pain: A Little to Get Rid of a Lot

January 17, 2017, by

Being in pain, especially chronic pain is just no fun.  All of us have had some pain at some time in our life.  Sometimes it can be just a bump, bruise or minor burn, but sometimes, it can be chronic lower back pain, arthritis or other causes of severe pain that just doesn’t seem to

It’s Winter Again: How to Stay in Shape

January 9, 2017, by

It’s definitely wet and cold outside!  With temperatures running below normal and wind and rain making it difficult to get out and exercise, we need to look at the alternatives to outdoor workouts and how to cope with the winter season. There are two very negative effects of winter. Firstly, it’s a time that we

Not just what you Eat-It’s also how you eat!

January 3, 2017, by

Yisrael Meir came to see me a few weeks ago. He was being very compliant with a food plan given by a dietician but had stopped losing weight after initial success.  My staff dietician reviewed his plan and we determined together that he should have been losing.  So we began to probe and prod and

4 Simple Ways To Stop Criticizing Your Kids

December 21, 2016, by

“I know I am overly critical, but I can’t seem to stop myself!” “My kids get hurt and upset when I tell them what to do. Am I being too harsh?” “I had huge doses of criticism from my parents and I don’t want to do that to my kids. What can I do instead?”

Exercise: Too Much of a Good Thing

December 19, 2016, by

Chanukah is coming and for those of us involved in health, fitness and weight loss, it usually means we can look forward to an increase in our client load after Chanukah.  After all, the overconsumption of high calorie foods like latkes and jelly donuts along with general overconsumption of food over the 8 days has

This One’s Not a Gimmick

December 13, 2016, by

They call me all the time!  We have a product I think you would like to market.  This mineral is “proven” to enhance weight loss.  Would you like to market this protein powder to your training clients?  We have a product that is just right for your business—it is a meal replacement and will help

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