Health

View
Health

Cholesterol: What’s Good and What’s Bad

Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and in all your body’s cells. It’s normal to have cholesterol. Cholesterol is an important part of a ...
Health

Firing Up Your Metabolism

Metabolism, defined simply, is just the amount of calories your body needs to function in an energy-neutral state—not gaining or losing weight, just holding steady. We typically measure this ...
Health

Recovering from an Eating Disorder

Why is recovery from an eating disorder not straightforward like, say, pneumonia where we take antibiotics, rest a lot, and then we’re cured? If curing eating disorders was only ...
Health

Could You Be at Risk of Iron Deficiency?

Meat, fish and vegetables are all excellent sources of iron Iron deficiency can be a problem, even for those who think they eat properly. This may occur from not ...
Health

Managing Sadness and Anxiety in Children

Miri gets so worried about her tests at school that she develops severe headaches. Nothing I say seems to relax her tension. What should I do?
Health

The 10 Benefits of Strength Training

Most of us know that strength training is important, but that doesn’t make it any easier to do it. It may help to know why strength training is so ...
Health

Raising Your Good Cholesterol

Olive oil can help raise your HDL (good cholesterol) levels Raising HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol is recommended for protection against cardiovascular disease. HDL helps remove the cholesterol that clogs ...
Health

To Lose Weight, Visualize a Thinner You

Visualizing a thinner body helps to trick your body into thinking that it needs less calories than it does. By imagining that you need less food and that you ...
Health

Health According to Jewish Tradition

In Judaism, the ethical obligation or mandate of preserving one’s health is unparalleled by any other commandment in the Torah. This is illustrated by the fact that there are ...
Health

Do We Really Need 8 Cups of Water Everyday?

Water helps keep your muscles and skin toned, assists in weight loss, transports oxygen and nutrients to cells, eliminates toxins and wastes from the body, and regulates body temperature. ...
Health

Declaring Peace with Emotional Eating

Kimberley came to the New York Center for Eating Disorders and confessed, “I know I should try to recover from bulimia, but I’m not sure in my heart of ...
Health

Maimonides Receives Excellent Ratings

Maimonides Medical Center is one of only three hospitals in the nation to achieve excellent ratings in both heart attack and heart failure patient outcomes.
Health

Fat Loss Mistakes

When trying to lose fat, there are several, common mistakes almost everyone makes. If you are looking to lose fat, avoid making any of the errors listed below. Losing ...