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Aug 12, 2020

Jill Sharfman NC, is a board-certified holistic nutritionist living with her family in Los Angeles. She is the co-host along with Dr. Andrea Moskowitz of the nutrition podcast “Let My People Eat.” On each episode Jill helps to demystify confusing talk about how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while keeping kosher. The podcast is available on iTunes, Spotify, GooglePlay and at https://letmypeopleeat.com. Follow her on Instagram @jill_sharfman for more information and on Facebook @letmypeopleeatpodcast.

 

What to eat and what not to eat? That is a question that many of us struggle with. Whether it is pescatarian, paleo, vegan or vegetarian  the options are numerous and the various messages delivered through our culture can be immensely confusing. Jill’s answer is remarkably simple: eat what works for your body. We can start to eat more intuitively by noticing how we feel after we eat thus  being  more mindful of which foods affect our digestion, our moods and our energy  levels. It’s time to take the fear and guilt out of food and focus on health and well being. Rather than restrict ourselves we can add healthier options such as more water, more veggies and more color into our meals. 

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Book: Prescription for Natural Cures by James F. Balch M.D.

Quote: " Not my circus not my monkeys."

Easy meal: Sheet pan dinner

To learn more about eating disorders in the Orthodox Jewish  community click here.