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
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.