Nutrition

Five Tips for a Healthy Yom Tov Season

With the Yamim Tovim fast approaching, here are five tips to make the upcoming Yom Tov season a happy and healthy start to the new year. Make Vegetables the Main…

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Kids Who Skip Breakfast May Miss Key Nutrients

Children who skip breakfast on a regular basis are likely to fall short for the day in getting all their recommended essential nutrients, a U.K. study suggests. Kids who skipped…

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Eating Well for a Successful School Year

Food plays an important role in your child’s school success. From breakfast to supper and everything in between, what your children are eating provides the energy they need to focus…

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Tools to Assess Dangerous Body Fat

This question came to our local hospital: “I heard a while back that a plain ol’ waist measurement was a more useful health indicator than BMI (Body Mass Index). Did…

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Remaining Healthy Through the Decades

Though we often are not aware of it, our body constantly undergoes changes. The food we eat fuels those changes, and contributes to our daily and future health. While an…

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Mindful Eating at Simchos

With the three weeks behind us and our social schedules back to full capacity, many of us may be finding the thought of all that delicious and tempting food overwhelming…

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This Fruit Is Ripe for Summer Snacking

A tattered copy of Guinness World Records recently surfaced, and my boys and I were reminiscing about all the records they were certain they could break when they were younger.…

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Healthful Meal Ideas For the Nine Days

Cutting down on red meat can be beneficial to your health at any time of the year. Eating a lot of meat, especially processed meats such as deli and hotdogs,…

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Like It or Not, Broccoli Is Good for You

Turns out our mothers may have been onto something when they told us to eat our vegetables — especially our broccoli. A compound found naturally in broccoli and other cruciferous…

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Are Hot Dogs Healthier Without Added Nitrites?

Backyard cooks looking to grill this summer have another option: hot dogs without “added nitrites.” Are they any healthier? Oscar Mayer is touting its new hot-dog recipe that uses nitrite…

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4 Steps for an Easier Fast

I know a lot of people think it’s hard or even impossible to live a frum lifestyle and be healthy because of all our food requirements, busy and stressful lives,…

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