A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Cathleen Kronemer, NSCA-CPT, Certified Health Coach, is a longtime fitness instructor at the Jewish Community Center. She is also a member of the St. Louis Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

Lighten Up: Don’t let tryptophan trip you up

By Cathleen Kronemer, NSCA-CPT November 23, 2011

With Thanksgiving on everyone's mind these days, there is often just as much talk about the turkey itself as there is about the gathering together of family and friends. Every year, people seem to dwell on the notion that the big dinner makes us sleepy,...

Move over, turkey

Highlighting the side dishes this Thanksgiving

by Margi Lenga Kahn, Special to the Light November 16, 2011

As any food columnist knows, turkey is the centerpiece of the traditional Thanksgiving menu. While we can smile at New Yorker columnist Calvin Trillin’s campaign to have the national Thanksgiving dish changed to spaghetti carbonara, you don’t mess...

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