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The percent by which your muscular strength will be reduced after two weeks of inactivity. Even worse news: It’ll take you three times as long to regain it! —University of Copenhagen

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The number of minutes of cardio it takes to make women feel stronger and slimmer immediately following the workout. —Psychology of Sport and Exercise

Gender-Specific Allergies?

According to recent research, women are more likely to have allergies to shellfish and dairy, while men are more prone to peanut allergies, though study authors aren’t sure why. —Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

The Soy/Skin Connection

Soy-based foods such as tofu and edamame may preserve collagen, a protein that makes skin firmer. —National Institutes of Health

Side Sleepers, Rejoice

Research has found that sleeping on your side is better than resting on your back or stomach when it comes to eliminating brain waste, the chemicals that build up and could potentially cause cognitive issues such as Alzheimer’s. —The Journal of Neuroscience

An Aspirin a Day

Taking low dose aspirin appears to reduce breast cancer risk. —Breast Cancer Research

Forget BMI

Experts now say your waist-to-height ratio is a better indicator of estimated body fat. Here’s how to do it: Divide your waist circumference by your height to calculate your body fat and visceral fat mass. That number should be less than half your height for optimum health. —Plos One

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The percentage of women who report tossing and turning the week before their period. And 30 percent of women say that they have trouble sleeping during their period. —National Sleep Foundation

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The number of minutes you should stand and walk around every half-hour to avoid the perils—heart disease risk, for example—of being sedentary. —Cornell University

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A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus. Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing...

Cost: free

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Rutgers Douglass Student Center
100 George St
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Transport yourself to the magical world of Bubblelandia during the B-THE UNDERWATER BUBBLE SHOW at bergenPAC in Englewood. The show focuses on Mr. B., who finds himself transported to a mystical...

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Jazz Bassist Martin Pizzarelli brings Int'l Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Mark Sganga and Drummer extraordinaire Jonathon Peretz for an evening of music from Bucky, Bossa Nova & Beyond! FB...

Cost: $15.00 Cover

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Maureen's Jazz Cellar
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Nyack, NJ  10960
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Beginners and experts alike are welcome to practice WINTER YOGA with Sherry Fusco of Open Hearts Yoga at the Ramsey Ambulance Corps, 41 S. Island Ave., from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Each class will...

Cost: $40 (for four classes).

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We are so excited to once again host the beloved Venerable Bhante Sujatha! This year, we will be at a different (but bigger!) location, only blocks away from Namaste due to the popularity of...

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Learn a new culinary skill during the Ramsey Adult School’s CLASSIC MEAT DISHES PERFECTLY DONE class at Ramsey High School, room 102. On Wednesday nights from 7 to 10 p.m., Chef Pascal Beric...

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Join Ramsey business owners for the RAMSEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WINTER SOCIAL at the Ramsey Golf & Country Club from 6 to 10 p.m. There will be a buffet dinner, and beer, wine and soda will be...

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Dress to impress for the WINTER WHITE NIGHT at Seasons in Washington Township from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. There will be an extensive buffet, a sushi bar, a premium open bar, cigar-rolling...

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