Category: Health and Wellness

Amazing Pomegranates: Rosh Hashanah Specialty, Nutritional Powerhouse

Painting of Pomegranates by Leah Laker

Rimonim/Pomegranates – Painting by Leah Laker Your lips are like a thread of scarlet, your speech is beautiful. Your cheeks are like a piece of pomegranate from behind your veil.                      

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Are Your Gut Microflora Doing the Happy Dance?

cartoon of bacteria

Did you know that inside your intestinal walls is a humongous community of microflora that largely determines your health? It’s true. While we think that the food we eat is just for us, we are really feeding a whole little

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Easy ways to boost your salad’s nutritional value

I recently received an email from one of my teenage nieces asking for some nutritious salad recipes that she could make with ingredients generally kept on hand. While salads, by definition, are considered to be healthy, it’s an unfortunate reality

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Fortified Foods vs. Whole Foods – is there a difference?

Fortified Foods vs. Whole Foods – is there a difference? “Why are you even asking this?” you might be wondering. “After all, isn’t a whole foods diet what Nourishing Israel advocates and what Weston Price is all about – nutrient

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Water Fluoridation in Israel – Is Health Minister German’s new policy a good thing?

Health minister Yael German recently signed legislation making water fluoridation in Israel optional and not mandatory for each municipality (except in very low population localities), to take affect within a year. Today’s Jerusalem Post English edition carries a very biased

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