There are always different theories about what foods are healthy and which foods cause diseases. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendation is to consume less than 10 percent of total calories per day from sugar. Most of us consume much more than that from eating large amounts of refined foods. This does not only prevent
Imagine having all you need, your dream house, your dream job, your dream car and then imagine losing it all. The emptiness, the hurt, the desperation, the crisis, the anxiety and the fear all come rushing into our heads and the emotions of hopelessness commence to pour
As Yom Kippur approaches, many of us find ourselves in a more reflective mood than usual about our lives and our relationships. It is both a somber period, as we consider our mortality and flaws, and a hopeful one, as we resolve to make next year a better one and
As summer turns to fall and a chill creeps into the warm air, it’s a sign that the Jewish holiday season is upon us. In addition to the spiritual preparation this time of year entails, many of us are thinking about more pragmatic matters – where we will be spending the holidays, what food to
We know that we are supposed to exercise to maintain good health and many of us try hard to do so. More than 40 million Americans run regularly, perhaps because it is such an easy sport to take up. Running not only results in good health but, unfortunately, often results in
Now that school has started and it is only one week until Rosh Hashanah, the holiday season is upon us. What does that mean besides going to synagogue, listening to the shofar, engaging in a time of introspection and evaluation and looking forward to good things for the year to come?
(Courtesy of Rambam Medical Center) When Dr. Omri Emodi of Rambam Medical Center thinks about his summer, a smile
Reviewing: “Alternative Medicine in Halachah,” by Rabbi Rephoel Szmerla, The Israel Book Shop Hardcover, ISBN-13: 978-1600913693, 2017
Muscles seem like they shouldn’t be too hard to understand. Many are superficial and within the reach of the examiner’s or our own hands. We have used terms like strains, cramps and spasm for ages. Trainers, massage therapists and muscle relaxants have existed for years. Yet confusion
School is starting soon! How about jumpstarting the school year with some ideas to incorporate healthy lifestyle changes that can improve your well-being? Two very important areas to focus on are breakfast and snacking.