Jewish Journal

4 Best Detoxing Smoothies

By Sima Cohen

June 10, 2013 | 2:20 pm

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When summer comes, our bodies naturally crave light cleansing foods such as fruits, vegetables, and drinks. At this time of year, detox is the buzz word! Each of these green smoothie... read on

  • How to Read Food Labels

    By Sima Cohen

    June 10, 2013 | 1:00 pm

    A 1600 calorie diet should contain between 36-62 grams of dietary fat. Low fat foods contain 3 grams of fat or less per serving.

    Fat free
    Non fat or fat free foods are not carb free foods. Often fat free foods are much higher in carbs than regular foods. Fat free also... read on

  • Ask Sima - Part III, Is Spot Reduction A Myth?

    By Sima Cohen

    June 7, 2013 | 11:59 am

    “Is spot reduction a myth?”

    First, let’s define spot reduction. Spot reduction is the idea that if you work a specific muscle group, you will significantly decrease the amount of fat in that area. The most common example is the idea that doing crunches will help you get a six... read on

  • The Most Evil Sweetener of Them All!

    By Sima Cohen

    June 3, 2013 | 12:58 pm

    America is the wealthiest and the fattest country in the world. We invented Google, we put a man on the moon, yet we can’t lose weight.

    In the late 1970′s, less than 15% of Americans were obese. Here we are, thirty years later and that number has more than doubled. So, what... read on


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Sima (which translates “Joy” in Hebrew) is poised to become the next big hit in health and wellness in America. An Israeli immigrant, Sima came to the states 20 years ago...

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