Category: Nutrition

Why Some Israeli Yogurts Aren’t Really Yogurt

There was a surprise in store for me when I scrutinized the yogurt (יוֹגוּרט – yogurt) container.  What I discovered might surprise you, too. In the United States in the late ’70s, Dannon yogurt featured commercials extolling the longevity of Soviet

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Why you want grass-fed butter and where to find it in Israel

One of the important foods that people often search for is butter (חֶמאָה – chem’ah) from pastured cows because it is a rich source of  Vitamins A, D, and K2, as well as many other nutrients. The color of the butter

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How to Prevent Pesach Constipation and Weight Gain

Now we are starting to make our Pesach lists and of course, matzah is on top. Necessary for the seder (or sedarim outside of Israel) it not only substitutes for bread, but if you are creative, it also substitutes for

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Little Changes, Big Difference This Purim

The compliment I like best after hosting a meal is when my guests leave satisfied, exclaiming that the food was delicious as well as healthy. It’s not really hard to serve delicious and healthy meals when you know which tweaks to make. These are

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Should I Close Down Nourishing Israel?

I am tired of eating healthy all the time. Going to the supermarket used to be fun. I could check out all the new food products and buy what interested me, not what had the healthiest ingredients. Who cares anymore?

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