Tag Archive: obesity

Obesity in the Frum World, and of our Children in Particular

Excellent article about obesity in the frum world, and of our children in particular.  Well worth the read.  Includes many good health tips.

http://www.ou.org/jewish_action/03/2013/pediatric_obesity_a_challenge_for_the_orthodox_jewish_community/

Weighing In on Obesity in the Frum Community

Excellent article regarding obesity in the frum community. “One of the main hindrances to following a healthy lifestyle, however, may be the fact that it’s simply not stressed, suggests Dr. Singer. “It’s hard to go a week without hearing that we need to be learning more Torah, but you can go years without hearing a rabbi say we need to exercise.” – so true!

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My Child is Fat, Part I

Some very helpful tips and advice for raising healthy children.

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Weighing In on Obesity in the Frum Community

Excellent article regarding obesity in the frum community.  “One of the main hindrances to following a healthy lifestyle, however, may be the fact that it’s simply not stressed, suggests Dr. Singer. “It’s hard to go a week without hearing that we need to be learning more Torah, but you can go years without hearing a rabbi say we need to exercise.” – so true!

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Healthy Lifestyles

Excellent and lengthy article regarding self-preservation according to halacha; discussion topics include obesity, smoking, and vaccinations.  Multiple sources quoted.

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