Avoid Warm Weather Weight Blunders

Source: CentralJersey.com To help you stay on track while you’re enjoying the sunshine and good times, Courtney McCormick, manager, Clinical Research and Nutrition at Nutrisystem, is sharing the top five weight loss blunders people tend to make this time of year and simple tips for avoiding them. • Crash dieting: The thought of putting on […]

Egg Harbor Organic Gardening Course; Monroe Adult Caregiver Lecture; Platelet Donations Needed

Sources: Press of Atlantic City; CentralJersey.com; RedCrossBlood.org Whether you are an organic gardening newbie or an experienced gardener, the Organic Gardening Course for Food Production will provide you with skills and information for making a great garden. This training, offered by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey, will teach how to improve and […]

Consumer Reports: Arsenic and Lead Are in Your Children’s Fruit Juice

Source: Consumer Reports Consumer Reports (CR) tested 45 popular fruit juices sold across the counter, including apple, grape, pear, and fruit blends, and found elevated levels of the heavy metals — lead, mercury, and inorganic arsenic in almost half of them, including juices marketed for children. More than 80 percent of parents of children age […]

Woodbridge: “Have-A-Heart” Food Drive Through Feb. 14

Source: Central Jersey.com Woodbridge Township officials are challenging township businesses, retail food service outlets, hospitality industry, corporate businesses and offices, community organizations, schools and residents to see if collectively they can best the amount set last year. “As we enter the New Year, let’s not forget that there are many less fortunate families throughout Woodbridge […]