Barnegat Boil Water Advisory; Emergency Blood Shortage Declared

Sources: Jersey Shore Online; NJ101.5 Barnegat police advised certain residents to boil their water after a water main break occurred in the area near Bay Shore Drive. While this area is located within the boundaries of Barnegat Township, it is serviced by the Ocean (Waretown)...

Got Milk? Alternate Sources of Calcium

Source: Harvard School of Public Health Calcium is important. But milk isn’t the only, or even best, source. It’s not a news flash that calcium is key for healthy bones. Getting enough calcium from childhood through adulthood helps build bones up and then helps slow the loss of...

The Keto Diet: Popular, But Is It Safe? — Part 2

Source: PART ONE Entering ketosis is no picnic. According to Melanie Boehmer, a registered dietitian at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, people adopting the diet develop what’s called the “keto flu” as their metabolism shifts from...

The Keto Diet: Popular, But Is It Safe?

Source: Fatty cuts of meat. Thick slabs of cheese. Stacks of bacon. These are a few of the keystones of the trendy “keto” diet, a high-fat, low-carbohydrate eating plan that’s sweeping the nation. The diet is intended to alter your...

NEWTON: “Foodstock” donations boosts local food pantries

Source: NJ Herald Eleven local food pantries got a much-needed boost this weekend as more than 3,000 food items collected through Foodstock were distributed. Nine volunteers from Deloitte, global accounting network with offices in New Jersey, helped count, sort, pack and...

In Defense of the Potato (and Other Starchy Vegetables)

Source: Austin-American Statesman Vegetables are generally separated into two categories: starchy (corn, potatoes peas, carrots, beets and other tubers) and non-starchy (leafy greens, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers and mushrooms). Starchy vegetables contain more carbohydrates...