Author: Health and Life Magazine

5 Food Myths, BUSTED

Think you’re savvy about healthy eating? Well, some of what you “know” about food may be mere folklore. Middlesex Health & Life consulted diet experts about a number of widespread beliefs, and these five turned out to be bogus

Stop schoolyard bullying

Don't think of bullying as a benign, "boys will be boys" situation. Bullies come in both sexes, and there's nothing harmless about true bullying. The regular targeting of a youngster for abuse is a form of emotional violence that can have serious consequences. Fortunately, parents can take some concrete steps to help children deal with bullying:

Picture of Health

Today, several types of imaging technology help doctors see inside your body to diagnose disease. Here’s a closer look at a few of these.

7 Fat Beaters

Researchers have discovered that certain foods and drinks actually help your body burn fat more efficiently.

Colon Surgery, Improved

The key trend in surgery in the past two decades has been the use of minimally invasive, laparoscopic procedures.

Tiles that beguile

Taken together, these tiny treasures add up to big-time style for walls and floors

Tables Under the Stars

Warm summer nights in Morris County beckon you outside to enjoy the sunset, the breezes and-of course-dinner.

7 Fat-Beaters

Certain foods and drinks actually help your body burn fat more efficiently—so you can nibble and whittle your middle at the same time.

Be Sushi-Savvy!

These days, sushi's calorie count varies widely, with some choices decidedly diet-unfriendly.

5 facts labels don't tell you

Savvy shoppers know that checking food labels is a key to helping your family eat healthy. The bad news? "They're incomplete," says Bruce Silverglade, director of legal affairs for the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). He helped Bergen Health & Life identify five important points food packages fail to reveal:

Game on!

Tucked quietly into an unassuming strip mall in Denville is a veritable gaming heaven: 2,500 square feet of cards, toys, collectibles, miniatures, gaming gear- plus fellow fans to compete with, comfortable chairs and snacks to boot.

Fro-Yo A Go-Go

Frozen yogurt aficionados are love Tart & Tufo in Morristown.

Starry, Starry Sight

Ready for a 3-D trip to the Great Red Spot of Jupiter? Or a look at a supernova? Find them at the County College of Morris Planetarium

Make a Splash

Whether you own a boat or just want to go for a swim, Morris County offers many places for you and your family to get wet on hot summer days.

A Peaceful Path

If you sometimes feel your hectic life has you going in circles, try an ancient means of seeking peace: walking a circular path.

Happy Trails

Get out of town and go hiking on one of Morris's beautiful outdoor trails.