HEALTH: Gain the Torah not the Weight

June 7, 2016

By: Aliza Beer M.S.,R.D.,C.D.N. Shavuos is my favorite holiday. It’s often only two days long, (not this year!) with no intense cleaning required beforehand, warm weather, and beautiful flowers.  READ MORE…

HEALTH: Soup Up Your Summer!

June 5, 2016

By Shmuel Shields, Ph.D., N.Y.S. Certified Nutritionist   A wholesome soup can boost the nutritional value of any meal. Due to their liquid state, soups are easily digested and READ MORE…

HEALTH: Balanced Meal Basics

June 2, 2016

By Shmuel Shields, Ph.D., N.Y.S. Certified Nutritionist  Mrs. B. was an energetic balebusta, busy juggling family and work responsibilities, often at a frenetic pace. Unexpectedly, when her son READ MORE…

HEALTH: Better Beverages

May 29, 2016

By Shmuel Shields, Ph.D., N.Y.S. Certified Nutritionist There is no better beverage for the human body than water. Next to air, it is the most essential nutrient for READ MORE…

The Dairy Dillema

May 15, 2016

By Shmuel Shields, Ph.D., N.Y.S. Certified Nutritionist Dairy, being of animal origin, is a complete protein food, containing all essential amino acids.  It’s commonly included in our diets READ MORE…

Vitamins for Healthy Skin

May 10, 2016

By Shmuel Shields, Ph.D., N.Y.S. Certified Nutritionist  Several years ago, the fitness director at the Central Queens Y asked me to give a lecture entitled “Vitamins from A READ MORE…

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