Monmouth Health & Life - June 2014 June 1, 2014 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Best RestaurantsWhether it's cheap eats, steak restaurants or anything in between, check out our listings for the best of the best, brought to us by you. Best Health & Beauty ServicesWhether you're changing your look at the salon or changing your lifestyle at the gym, the readers have spoken and we have them all! Best ShoppingAre you a Monmouth shopaholic? The Best of Monmouth Reader's Choice Awards has the best of it all, hand-picked by you. Best Home & Personal ServicesFrom kitchens and baths to cats and dogs, you voted for the best in all services home and personal. Best Nightlife & EntertainmentThe best Irish pub? Dance lessons? Singles scene? The votes are in! Win Tickets to "50 Shades! The Musical"Over the next three weeks, Monmouth Health & Life will be offering not just one, but three chances to win a pair of tickets to "50 Shades! The Musical", the original parody of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. When War Touched New JerseyLegend contends that Gen. George Washington called fellow patriot commander Gen. Charles Lee a “damned poltroon” after Lee’s retreat during the June 28, 1778, Battle of Monmouth Courthouse. Alas, we cannot tell a lie—Washington never really said it. Eating in ColorHaving trouble finding nutritional balance? Here’s a simple but powerful strategy- keep the color spectrum in mind when wheeling your shopping cart through the produce aisle, and add some vibrant hues to your skillet, saucepan or salad bowl. The health benefits will naturally follow! Summer Skin SafetyWe all want to enjoy the warmth of summer. Reduce your risk of melanoma: keep the sun’s harmful rays at bay. A Room of Her OwnA monmouth designer creates a vibrant, cheerful haven for the woman of the house. A delightful take on a shared mother and child space. 8 Great Wines Under $25Expert picks that prove you needn't be a big spender to make a big impression. Our oenologist-in-chief selects eight - and wallet friendly - wines. Do Your Kids Get Too Much Salt?Do your kids consume too much salt? High blood pressure isn’t just for grown-ups anymore, and sodium is to blame. Love at First BiteTo dine in Spain's capital is to dive into a wonderland of foods and flavors. You need to visit its wonderfully civilized capital. And if you’re smart, you’ll arrive hungry: The Mighty WatermelonThis juicy giant can quench your thirst, satisfy your sweet tooth and contribute to a healthy diet too. Find out what benefits this quintessential summer snack can offer. 10 Secrets Your Skin RevealsFrom Lupis and Diabetes to Shingles and Hodgkins, the epidermis can offer clues to serious illness. Check for these signs and diagnose yourself early.