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  • You Must Eat These Foods to Lose Weight

    By Sima Cohen

    May 29, 2013 | 6:56 pm

    Some people perceive food as our worst enemy. But the truth is, it can help prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, stroke, liver disease… and of course, it keeps us from dying of starvation. The health of your body is in direct proportion to your...

  • Why Diets Suck

    By Sima Cohen

    May 6, 2013 | 1:57 pm

    1. THERE IS NO MAGIC PILL!
    If you are a living breathing female human being you've tried at least one fad diet in your life. And chances are you've tried dozens. There’s no shame in starting a diet! The fact that you want to get in shape and get healthy is awesome. The problem...

  • 8 SUPER FAST Ways to Lose Weight for Summer

    By Sima Cohen

    April 17, 2013 | 5:39 pm

    Believe the hype! Fast ways to lose weight do exist! In fact, you might be surprised at how many quick, effective ways to lose weight quickly there actually are. All you need to do is read and implement:

    1. Prepare Your Own Meals
    Preparing your own meals is the #1 step in fast...

  • Obesity’s Impact on Sexual Health

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 23, 2011 | 11:00 am

    I heard this really interesting story on NPR yesterday about how obesity can affect one’s sexual health.  In light of some of the friction my earlier pieces on weight have caused, I thought this was an interesting perspective to add to the mix.  Read or listen to it here. 

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  • Well, At Least She Called Me Skinny…

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    June 22, 2011 | 10:00 am

    So I was just about to post regarding the dinner I just had with my new inamorato and my parents, when I noticed Ilana Angel had already posted on me.  We met for lunch yesterday and I knew she would write about it but I’m still a bit shocked at how much my earlier pieces must have...

  • With increasingly particular eaters, Shabbat meals get tough

    June 6, 2011 | 3:03 pm

    There’s a scene in the 1991 film “L.A. Story” where a waiter in a trendy eatery takes increasingly complex coffee orders from a table of Hollywood types, ending with the sublimely ridiculous “half double decaffeinated half-caf, with a twist of lemon.”

    What caused a guffaw...

  • From Fritos to Freedom

    By Sandy Wolshin Mendlowitz

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "I bet you could lose the weight if you really wanted to."

    "You just need to have more will power."

    "Come on, don't be lazy."

    Struggling with being overweight affects more than 75 percent of all Americans, and is a serious problem for the Jewish population in the United States. But...