How to use your Judaism to lose weight - Feature

How to use your Judaism to lose weight

MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN | | Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10:00 am

Cholent on Shabbat day. Brisket on Rosh Hashanah. Matzah balls and challah – lots of challah. Jews love food, and much of Jewish culture centers on sitting around the holiday table together, sharing stories and a meal.

“The Rambam [Maimonides] advises that we recognize that which is permitted to us and put boundaries around that,” explains Rabbi Eli Glaser, a certified nutrition, wellness and weight management consultant who founded Soveya, a health and wellness consulting company.

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