2016 In Review: The Year’s “Jersey-est” Your HHRS News Stories

WOMAN OF THE YEAR: Emma Rothman of Cranford went into cardiac arrest during a routine physical exam to qualify for her school volleyball team. She was diagnosed with end-stage heart failure and only the immediate availability of a heart transplant saved her life. Emma has since...

Post-Millenial Dieting : What to Stop Eating After Age 30

Source: Black Forty’s the new 30, huh? Well, if you keep eating these foods, your 40-year old self will look like it’s 50. Start eliminate these post-millenial foods from your diet today. Canned Soup. U.S. guidelines call for less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium per...

Start Setting 2017 Wellness Goals

Source: GMN Health It’s important to make a decision, and, follow it with action. What’s the first step you can take to make this year the best yet? Develop habits of excellence. How? The experts recommend you start by setting goals. Decide what you want, and then take massive...

Keeping The Family Healthy During The Holidays

Source: Post Eagle Newspaper Family holiday customs include trimming trees, lighting candles, and making traditional foods and sweets we know and love. But, it is also a time of overindulgence. Today, with about one in three American kids and teens overweight or obese, it is more...

Newark: Free Healthy Holiday Cooking Class

Source: Just in time for the holidays, The U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is joining forces with Rutgers University Cooperative Extension of Essex County SNAP-ED to sponsor a free “Learning Kitchen” Healthy...

Picky eater or true food sensitivity?

Source: Courier-Post Online The majority of parents will inevitably encounter bouts of pickiness as children crave more independence and control over their meals. Picky eating is completely normal and, while frustrating for Mom and Dad, usually nothing to worry about as kids...