Healthy Diet

The farmer’s market is your ticket to healthy eating this summer. According to Atlantic Health System dietitians, the time between when a fruit or vegetable is harvested and when you actually eat it impacts the content of its vitamins and minerals. For this reason, locally-grown produce that you can obtain at or right before prime ripeness offer greater nutritional value than imported foods. As an added bonus for families, farmer’s markets expose kids to healthier snack options and teach them about the growing and harvesting process.
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Healthy Diet Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy.  We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees > or call 973-971-6301.


Healthy Diet Articles
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Having a morning cup of java -- and another and another -- might prolong your life, a new study suggests.

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More good news for coffee lovers: Having three or more cups of "joe" each day may help ward off serious liver ailments, new research suggests.

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Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in healthy fats from olive oil and nuts provides better protection against heart attack and stroke than a low-fat diet, a new Spanish trial has shown.

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Can an artificially sweetened drink or food really satisfy your sweet tooth without raising your blood sugar levels?

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