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  • How a food and travel writer lost weight: Selvera

    By Tamar Alexia Fleishman

    January 10, 2016 | 7:14 am

    Common wisdom for careers is “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” I write about food and travel because I’ve always had a fascination with other cultures’ foods. What do they eat over there? What do royal people eat? What do movie stars eat? What do people...

  • 10 Fitness tips for the New Year from “Body by Simone”

    October 6, 2014 | 12:22 pm

    1. Diets don’t work.

    Eating well and working out does. Approach weight loss as a lifestyle change, not a diet. Unless you’re going to be on a diet for the rest of your life, you’re just going to go back to your former way of eating and likely gain back any weight you’ve lost....

  • Guilt-Free Chocolate Pudding

    By Sima Cohen

    April 4, 2014 | 9:26 am

    My clients always a share with me that no matter how much they follow my guidelines to eating healthy and having a PCF combo with every meal (except for dinner) every once in-a while, they get sweet tooth. Totally fine. I encourage them to go ahead and follow that sweet tooth,...

  • 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...

  • Healthy Diet Can Be a Heart Hazard

    By Elyce Wakerman

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Johnny Carson used to have a joke about it. A friend of his had sworn off coffee, cigarettes, alcohol, red meat and sex. The guy was doing just fine, Carson quipped, until he committed suicide.

    Well, I haven't reached the brink of despair just yet. But I am having a hard time trying...

  • Obesity WeighsHeavily on Jews

    By Judy Gruen

    January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Lynn Kaufman admits that she comes from "big, hearty stock." But after 30 years of being overweight, the Westside resident decided to get control.

    "I had gotten to a really scary number on the scale," said Kaufman, a veteran of numerous diets and 10 years with Overeaters Anonymous....