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Liven Up Your Lunch

Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 by Robyn_Bookworm

Beating the Lunch Box Blues I've got a lot going on in my life and I'm always on the go. I don't have a lot of time to prepare meals in advance so it's pretty much a guarantee what I'm having for lunch every day: salad or sandwiches! I get tired of the same old thing very quickly; but these books have helped me add some variety to my lunches . . . more »

Health and Fitness On Your Mobile Device

Posted on Sunday, February 2, 2014 by Robyn_Bookworm

Which sugar alternatives are the healthiest? How can you stay safe running after dark? What are the best tips for sticking with your new year's fitness resolutions? Find answers to these questions and learn tips for living a healthy lifestyle by downloading these health and fitness magazines to your mobile device. You can get the latest issues for free using Zinio. . . . more »

Healthy Comfort Foods

Posted on Monday, November 4, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

EatingWell Comfort Foods Made Healthy Winter is coming! The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder, and the need for some warm comfort food is making it difficult to eat that healthy salad. Fear not! Comfort food doesn't have to be full of calories and butter. Check out some of these cookbooks for healthy twists on some cold-weather favorites. EatingWell Comfort Foods Made Healthy The Complete Allergy-free Comfort . . . more »

New Titles in Health and Fitness

Posted on Monday, September 30, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Check out some of the newest health and fitness titles available now at SCCLD libraries! Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal Blood Pressure down Story Of The Human Body: Evolution, Health, And Disease Obamacare Survival Guide The Plan Expecting Better . . . more »

National Recovery Month

Posted on Monday, September 2, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Free from Addiction Free from Addiction September is National Recovery Month. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration created this national campaign to educate people about mental health conditions such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and eating disorders, and provide resources for overcoming substance abuse disorders. Check out the campaign website to learn more. SCCLD also has resources to help you learn more about mental health and . . . more »

Staying Healthy on a Meat-Free Diet

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Going Vegetarian What is the difference between vegan and vegetarian? How can you get enough protein if you don't eat meat? What about B12 and calcium? Whether you are considering going veggie or you've been meat free for years, it's a good idea to check your nutrition IQ. try one of these books to learn more about maintaining a healthy veggie diet. Going Vegetarian Vegetarianism Vegan & . . . more »

Fitness Fun in the Sun

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Conditioning for Outdoor Fitness Now that the weather is starting to warm up, who wants to be stuck inside at the gym? Take your workout outside this summer with some fun ideas from these books. Conditioning for Outdoor Fitness Swimming for Exercise Bay Area Biking Walk A Hound, Lose A Pound The Parkour and Freerunning Handbook The Climber's Handbook . . . more »

Dancing for Fun and Fitness

Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Bellydance, Fitness for Weight Loss Working out doesn't always have to be work. Dancing can be a fun way to burn some calories, increase your heart rate and have some fun too! Check out some of these dance dvd's for a variety of music styles. Bellydance, Fitness for Weight Loss DanceFit Cardio: Salsa Sizzler Island Girl Dance Fitness Workout for Beginners So You Think You Can Dance Get Fit The . . . more »

Dealing With a Pain in the Neck

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Treat your Own Neck These days, neck and back pain are all-too-common ailments. Hours spent in front of computer screens, sitting at cubicles, and waiting in traffic, have created less than ideal conditions for healthy spines. But there is hope! Finding relief can be as simple as adding a few stretches and exercises to your day and paying closer attention to your posture. This list contains beautifully illustrated guides . . . more »

Even YOU Can Be Healthy and Fit

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Healthy Guide to Unhealthy Living If you thought that that diet and exercise was simply too difficult for your lifestyle and that you couldn’t possibly find a program that would hold your interest, think again. SCCLD has tons of health and fitness books to fit any lifestyle and personality. Check out a few of our picks here. The Healthy Guide to Unhealthy Living For those of you who are not . . . more »

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