BERGEN magazine - March 2020 March 1, 2020 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin How To Make the Most Of Remote Learning During COVID-19A remote learning specialist in Bergen County shares how parents and teachers can make online classes beneficial, not stressful, for their kids and students during this time of uncertainty. Where To EatWe’ve got the spots around the county where you can still get your favorite grub—just to-go! Take a Chalk Outside! Stay Fit and Healthy at Home This WeekNo gym? No worries. Here are five local fitness centers that are using tech to keep you toned during your quarantine. Shift into Spring With Healthy Eating HabitsSpring is the perfect time to break out of our winter comfort-food funk, take stock of our nutritional habits, and refresh our fridge – one food at a time! Here’s how to get started. Local Doctor Gives BackIt has been said before that doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves, and in a time of global crisis the world needs more people willing to put others over themselves. Boost Your Immune SystemThese “power foods” will help strengthen your body from the inside out during an unpredictable time when we need that health boost more than ever. An Athlete’s Weight-Loss JourneyWeight-loss surgery allowed Amanda to reclaim her active life. To Mask or Not to MaskYou’ve got a lot of free time on your hands tonight, so why not let your skin reap the benefits? Here are five face masks for an at-home spa treatment! (Bonus: we’ve got one for him, too!) Get Your Favorite Local Eats Delivered This WeekGot a hankering for your favorite foods during your self-quarantine? Here are some of the eateries around Bergen County that are offering delivery to satisfy your cravings. Closed For Corona What Your Kids’ Pediatrician Wants You to Know About CoronavirusWe cut the confusion and asked a local doc the hard-hitting questions about how to keep the kids healthy amidst COVID-19 concerns. Meet TawnyLearn more below about Tawny, a fair-haired feline who’s looking for her fur-ever home. Namaste! Thinking of Joining a Gym?Learn how medical fitness can help you achieve your fitness goals. Eat More Greens ContestYour mother was right to insist you eat more leafy greens. In health food expert Zita Steyn’s tome Eat More Greens, you’ll find more than 90 recipes that will get you excited to eat more veggies. Beat Your Bloat ContestWant to digest at your best? In Beat Your Bloat, social media personality and lifestyle guru Maeve Madden offers relatable advice, yummy recipes and basic yoga poses that will guide you into a healthier, happier routine. Medical Insight: Pelvic Organ ProlapseA conversation with Cristina Saiz, MD, FACOG, Medical Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (urogynecology), Valley Medical Group, in which she discusses pelvic organ prolapse and the treatments available. Friends Trivia NightThink you’ve got the unagi to answer some Friends trivia? Grab your five besties or your lobster and pivot over to Tommy Fox’s in Bergenfield next week to test your knowledge. What We Pack for LunchLet our staff’s ideas for healthy, make-ahead lunches inspire your food choices on March 10, National Pack Your Lunch Day. A+ For These Teachers Improve Your Dental HygieneIn honor of National Dentist Day on March 6, Dr. Joshua Austein of West Ridgewood Dental Professionals shares some tips you haven’t heard before about how to best maintain your oral health. Add Some Spring to Your StepThe key to dressing appropriately for this awkward, in-between weather? It’s all about the footwear.