Nourishing Ideas Archives • Jewish Food Hero

An Organization Expert’s To-Do List for Weight Loss Surgery 

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Today I am sharing an interview with Organization Expert Rebekah Saltzman, including her Weight Loss Surgery To-Do List for anyone considering taking this path.  This is the second Jewish Food Hero interview on this subject.  We often assume that the only explanation for obesity is that someone is either eating too much, or moving too […]

At 90 years old, I’m eating less meat (thanks to Israel)

90 year old Lloyd Masel is back with another guest post for Jewish Food Hero. This time, Lloyd shares how moving from Australia to Israel impacted his diet and led him to eating less meat. I’m fascinated by the choices we make around food and how they change through different seasons and situations in our […]

The Complete List of Maimonides’ Health Dos and Don’ts

Maimonides’ Health Dos and Don'ts

Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (Rambam, also known as Maimonides), the great intellectual and spiritual figure of post-Talmudic Judaism, documented clear instructions for healthy eating, digestion and exercise. Let’s reflect on Maimonides’ Health Dos and Don’ts and see how they relate to our choices and habits today. Warning against extremes; advocating for rest and routine In Mishneh […]

Lloyd’s History of Israeli Wine

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Today on the blog, Lloyd Masel shares all about Israeli wine and kosher wine production’s rich history. One of Israel’s most respected wine writers, Adam Montefiore, recently wrote: “Many Israelis all seem to agree about something. We made wine for 5000 years and it was pretty awful for most of the time.”  Kosher Wine in […]

Review of Oxy-powder and deep thoughts about female constipation

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Let’s talk about female constipation an simple ways to fix them. Digestion is a key part of general health and significantly affects how we feel, emotionally and physically, on a daily basis. Women often feel embarrassed discussing this topic but the taboo is not helping anyone! Today I want to talk about some common issues […]

Lloyd’s Fascinating History of Falafel

Lloyd’s Fascinating History of Falafel

Lloyd’s Fascinating History of Falafel is a guest post from a member of our Jewish Food Hero community. Lloyd shares all about the origins of falafel, a hotly contested issue. Let’s learn together about this delicious, internationally popular street food.  A bit about Lloyd Masel Lloyd Masel lives in Israel with his wife Shush. He […]

Naked Oatmeal Raisin Protein Cookie Review

Naked Oatmeal Raisin Protein Cookie

Today I am reviewing the Naked Oatmeal Raisin Cookie. It’s a gluten-free protein treat that has less than 200 calories, only 1 gram of sugar, 6 grams of fiber, 10 grams of protein and 10 grams of net carbs per cookie. They are baked fresh in the United States. As they are individually wrapped, this […]

Zachary’s Passover Menu + Jewish Holiday meal planning tips. 

Zachary’s Passover Menu + Jewish Holiday Meal Planning Tips

Zachary shares his Passover Menu, and Jewish Holiday meal planning tips.  Holidays are a time when we want to eat something special with people who are dear to us. But how often does trying to prepare a great meal result precisely missing the time with family because you are so busy in the kitchen?! Zachary […]

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