Jersey City program seeks to keep kids healthy and fed this summer

Source: Former New York Yankee player Pat Kelly and Jersey City schools Superintendent Marcia Lyles were all in attendance at Lincoln Park on Friday as Jersey City announced its participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Free Summer Meals initiative this...

Yes, You CAN Eat Healthy at the Amusement Park

Source: Summer just isn’t quite summer without a trip to the amusement park, but you may think your family is destined for a day of high-calorie, nutritionally empty meals and snacks. Eating right at an amusement park can seem like an impossible feat, but it...

How to make healthier smoothies

Source: Black You are on a roll! Eating better, making fresh smoothies; doing things “right”. But to your surprise, you step on the scale and the numbers aren’t going down. They might even be going up! What part of the game is that?! Turns out, making a smoothie may...

Menlo Park Mall: Donate Blood July 5, receive New York Mets Tickets

Source: The New Jersey Blood Services will hold a blood donation from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 5 at the Menlo Park Mall, 100 Menlo Park, Edison. A busmobile will be parked by the Cheesecake Factory. Each donor will receive a voucher for a pair of 2017 New York...

Why Alcohol and Exercise Don’t Mix

Source: Elite According to the American College of Sport Medicine, you should refrain from alcohol consumption before any kind of exercise. Alcohol has a whole slew of adverse effects on performance because of its metabolic and cardiovascular effects. Dr. Anthony...