Health, Wellness, and Peer Nutrition
Have you ever wanted a litte more information on eating a healthier diet? Toronto Public Library has many resources available to you to find out more! The following is a list of programs, books, blogs, and online resources that you can use to locate information on nutrition, wellness, and healthy eating. Bon Appétit!
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Programs (from April - June 2013):
Peer Nutrition Program at Parliament Library from April 4, 2013 - May 16, 2013
Learn to how to shop and prepare healthy food for your family during this six week workshop.
Prevention with Nutrition at Cedarbrae Library from April 6, 2013 - July 6, 2013
Learn the facts about our bodies and how the foods we eat-or not, can adversely affect our health.
Eating Healthy for Adults and Older Adults at Downsview Library on April 18, 2013
Learn about the benefits of healthy eating! Presented by Toronto Public Health
Healthy Eating for Children at Burrows Hall Library on April 30, 2013
A Toronto Public Health Nurse will discuss Canada's Food Guide, how to deal with a picky eater and planning healthy meals.
Protect your Health at Agincourt Library on June 4, 2013 (Program in Mandarin)
Topics will include an overview of heart disease and stroke, rise factors, warnings signs and how to lower your risk by living a healthy lifestyle.
Wellness and Nutrition at Woodside Square Library on June 12, 2013
Certified Nurse Practitioner, Lucille Poulin, will discuss the right food choices and how they can be powerful medicine for the body.
These programs and more are available through our website under Health and Wellness
Have your library card ready to order some of these suggestions or call your local branch to find out if a title is near you!
More books are available through our website under Nutrition for Children
Health and Wellness Blog has many posts with valuable information and book suggestions by Toronto Public Library librarians. Some of these blogs include:
Eat Less Sugar to Lose Weight and Be Healthier! by Emoke
Kid-Friendly Food: Nutrition for Children by Carolyn
Have you had your salad today? by Marietta Forster-Haberer
Nutrition and Stress by Marietta Forester-Haberer
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Other related blogs include:
The library also has electronic databases that can help with Health information. Have your library card and PIN number ready (usually the last 2 numbers of your phone number) in order to access these databases. These databases include:
Consumer Health Complete
Health amd medical information
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Academic and personal medical and health information including alternative health approaches.
The authority on Integrative Medicine.
Teen Health and Wellness
Real life, real answers.
Santé en Français
Health and medical information in French.