‘Fun’ birthday party in Stirling focused on health, wellness

Source: New Jersey LONG HILL TWP. – ShopRite of Stirling, 1153 Valley Road, hosted a first-ever Health and Wellness Festival on Saturday, Oct. 22 to celebrate the first anniversary of its Village Wellness Garden. Registered Dietitian Jessica Guarnieri, who organized the...

Rutgers, USDA, SNAP, Team Up for SNAP Ed 4

Source: New Jersey is a state characterized by both extreme wealth and poverty. As of March 2013, New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants totaled 864,255 living in 428,430 households. Estimates by the emergency feeding network...

Ways to trick yourself into enjoying exercise

Source: Research shows you can improve your memory and greatly reduce your risk of dementia — not to mention diabetes, heart disease and most other chronic diseases — by engaging in moderate physical activity for at least 150 minutes every week. That’s 30 minutes a...

Featured Video: Yoga Health Awareness

Yoga Health Awareness: Health Benefits Beginner’s Guide  Yoga Health Foundation · New Jersey Yoga Directory Sources: New York Post; Yoga Alliance; In 2008, the Department of Health and Human Services designated September as National Yoga Month....

Study ties good health to green spaces

Source: North Kamilah Russell of Paterson has been taking her young children to East Side Park  to engage in what she describes as a dying recreational ritual: They lay a blanket under a tree, unpack some food and have a picnic. A new study indicates that Russell is...

Head Lice Awareness

Head Lice Awareness: National Pediculosis Association ( Management/Prevention Tips · New Jersey · Order LiceMeister Comb This September, the National Pediculosis Association® (NPA) is kicking off its 21st annual Comb First! head lice prevention...