Saturday, July 26, 2014 Tammuz 28, 5774
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
It's a question many parents struggle with: How do you teach your kids to eat right in a time when obesity runs rampant? In a world where everyone around you is making poor food choices, how do you teach kids to make nourishing and healthy dietary decisions that will stay with them for life? One way: The days of a...
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Aaron Passman, JE Staff
After the summer's recent heat waves, the last thing most people may want to think about is more sun. But David Blumenfeld hopes to change all that, so that when Philadelphians think sun, they don't conjure up images of white heat, but of green energy that can lead directly to greenbacks. Blumenfeld is president of Urban Eco Electric ( www.go-uee.com...
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Lauren Kramer, Jewish Exponent Feature
Obesity is the elephant in the room -- the one taboo condition that everyone can see, that most people cannot help but judge, and that daren't be mentioned to the obese. Bring the subject to the table and we risk insulting them, hurting their feelings and irrevocably damaging the relationship we share. Yet, by now, we all know about the...
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Rita Charleston, Jewish Exponent Feature
"How do you balance the desire to be accepted by the people around you with the desire to follow what's in your heart and soul?" asks psychologist Leonard Felder in his book, Fitting In Is Overrated: The Survival Guide for Anyone Who Has Ever Felt Like an Outsider . Felder, who, as a little boy felt like a complete outsider,...
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The Wellness Community of Philadelphia is sponsoring "A Month of Mindfulness for People Affected by Cancer," each Wednesday in September, at its Fairmount Park headquarters. The two-hour sessions, beginning at 1:30 p.m., are hosted by Gabriel Rocco and offer meditation practices. The series kicks off Sept. 2, with "Mindfulness of Breathing," followed by "Mindfulness" of body, Sept. 9; eating, Sept...
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