BRAIDED: A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND CHALLAHS
Finalist for the 2018 National Jewish Book Award in Women's Studies
What if you could bake bread once a week, every week? What if the smell of fresh baking bread could turn your house into a home? And what if the act of making the bread―mixing and kneading, watching and waiting―could heal your heartache and your emptiness, your sense of being overwhelmed? It can.
Welcome to house calls for wellness
house calls for wellness
beth ricanati, MD
PRESCRIPTIONS FOR HEALTHY LIVING
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Every Friday I make challah and I have written about how this has become my meaningful ritual.
This is a story about bread, specifically challah. This is a story of how making challah every week has changed my life; maybe even saved my life.
Plant a garden and reap the health benefits of the fruits (and vegetables and herbs!) of your labor.
Keep your bones healthy and help prevent osteoporosis: exercise, up your calcium and vitamin D and if need be, get screened.
What you choose to eat today medically impacts your well being. Seriously, it does. How did I come to this as a physician, and a women’s health provider? Read on to find out!
The simple action of washing your hands helps, whether you actually have the flu or the common cold. Today. Washing your hands actually has a real impact in controlling the spread of these viruses.
I recently spoke with Bonnie Taub-Dix to discuss some her accessible advice from her book, Read it Before You Eat It: Taking You From Label to Table. Food shopping will never be the same for you!
Brushing your teeth can save your life. Truly. There is a connection between heart disease and poor dentition; and therefore, it is important to take care of your teeth and overall oral health!
In honor of February being American Heart Month, let’s modify our risk of heart disease! We can modify our food, exercise, stress management and tobacco exposure. In this post, I focus on food.
Good sleep habits are essential for our health! I used to think that the pillars of optimal health were threefold: nutrition, exercise and stress management. Now I believe in a fourth. Sleep.