Monmouth Health & Life - June 2014

Best Restaurants

Whether 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 Services

Whether 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 Shopping

Are you a Monmouth shopaholic? The Best of Monmouth Reader's Choice Awards has the best of it all, hand-picked by you.

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 Jersey

Legend 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 Color

Having 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 Safety

We 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 Own

A 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 $25

Expert 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.

Love at First Bite

To 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 Watermelon

This 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 Reveals

From Lupis and Diabetes to Shingles and Hodgkins, the epidermis can offer clues to serious illness. Check for these signs and diagnose yourself early.