Jewish Journal

Healthy Mother’s Day Treats

By Sima Cohen

May 11, 2012 | 7:14 pm

Mother’s Day comes just once a year. Show your mother how much you care by bringing her a delicious and healthy breakfast in bed. One that has all of the flavor and none of the guilt!... read on

  • What’s Fake and What’s Real?

    By Sima Cohen

    May 7, 2012 | 3:28 pm

    We all need food. Not because it tastes good or because it makes us feel good, but because it provides vital nutrients and energy for our bodies. Food has one true purpose: to keep us alive, healthy and functioning; to provide us with the fuel and body rebuilding nutrition we need to... read on

  • Healthy Kids Eat Breakfast

    By Sima Cohen

    March 23, 2012 | 5:51 pm

    Breakfast provides children with the energy they’ll need and the essential nutrients they need to concentrate on school work and studies. Research conducted as recently as 2011 shows that breakfast provides as much as 25% of the recommended daily allowance for key nutrients, such as... read on

  • Healthy Kids: Between Meals

    By Sima Cohen

    March 8, 2012 | 5:28 pm

    Be honest: the first thing you hear when you pick up your kids is, “Mom, I’m hungry!” It’s too early for dinner, but you can still give them a fun snack that’s quick, easy to prepare, and that will hold them over until dinner. This fun, colorful dish is just as entertaining to eat as... read on

  • Raising Healthy Kids: Pre-packaged Snacks

    By Sima Cohen

    February 22, 2012 | 8:32 pm

    As you probably know, I am a proud mom myself. Working with other busy moms, I get asked all the time: What if I don’t want to cook, but I still want to give my kids healthy choices?

    No problem! The following quick snacks are excellent choices that support an active and a healthy... read on

  • Healthy Kids: The Basics

    By Sima Cohen

    February 14, 2012 | 1:27 pm

    After being approached by dozens of parents with questions about raising healthy children, I’m excited to share my some of my secrets and tricks of the trade, and provide some insight and answers.

    Over the past 20 years childhood obesity has doubled and as of 2011 is at epidemic... read on

  • Try Not to Barf!

    By Sima Cohen

    January 24, 2012 | 9:01 pm

    Processed foods are POISON. Don’t believe me? Here’s the proof:

    1. Ever heard of castoreum? It’s used to enhance the flavor of puddings, candies, and some frozen dairy desserts. It’s also derived from beaver anal glands.

    2. The food coloring known as “Carmine” that gives many... read on

  • Meditation for Weight Loss

    By Sima Cohen

    January 11, 2012 | 1:52 pm

    Last week I hammered home a concept that may seem foreign to most: losing weight is not about eating less and exercising more. (Quite a concept, I know.) Losing weight actually begins in the depths of our minds, and since my coaching is a process of a few months or more, I thought I... read on

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