Posts tagged with "health"
Date and time: Tuesday, May 11, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Get on the case and discover the facts about the powerful connection between nutrition and disease, how what we eat affects our DNA, and the importance of understanding food labels as a means of making healthier food choices for yourself and your family. Nutrition advocate Cindee Manaves will offer helpful information to answer your nutrition questions. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Registered dietitians Karen Klimczak and Rebecca Berman will discuss healthy eating habits for women. The presentation will include samples from their ”Brown Bag” lunch of meals on the fly.
Date and time: Sunday, January 15, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Date and time: Thursday, May 6, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room As part of Family Fitness Month, author and full-time mom Janet Spiech will offer some surefire solutions on how to plan healthy family mealtimes without resorting to fast food options. She’ll discuss her nationwide grassroots project of collecting tried and true mealtime ideas and writing, A Little Book to Ease Mealtime Madness. Book sale and signing after the program. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
The Library and other Senior Center agencies sponsored National Senior Health and Fitness Day at the Senior Center on May 27. Participants were treated to a free continental breakfast, then could choose from an array of options that included learning about health and fitness info online, a free strength training seminar, free chair massages, and blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. To view more photos from the event, click here.
Looking for information about hospitals, healthy living and health care? Try ConsumerReportsHealth.org. You’ll find news about diet and nutrition, beauty and personal care products, and home medical supplies. You can access this source from our web site under Research. Click on Databases A-Z and then select ConsumerReportsHealth.org. You need to be an A.H. cardholder to use it outside of the Library.
Consumer Lab is a new database that you can use to evaluate vitamins, herbs, and supplements that are not regularly tested by government organizations. In addition to product reviews, Consumer Lab contains the Natural and Alternative Treatments encyclopedia as well as announcements about product recalls and warnings. Use Consumer Lab to learn about everything from nutrition bars to Omega-3 fatty acids, multivitamins, memory enhancers, and more. Consumer Lab is available on our Research page; either click on View Databases by Subject and select Health and Medical, or click on View Databases A-Z.