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Ah, the holidays are upon us. Over the next month people will be attending a variety of social gatherings with family, friends, and colleagues. Most if not, all will include food which can be tricky to navigate whether you’re the person with a food allergy or intolerance OR the one preparing the food. How do… Read More »
Posted in: Consumer Health
The NNLM Reading Club in March examines the food we eat and all the factors that make it bad, good or better for us. T. Colin Campbell, whose previous books include best-seller The China Study, covers the nutrition industry and its impact on both our health and the practice of science with The Future of… Read More »
Many of your patrons and those you serve, follow the annual tradition of making New Year’s resolutions that may include diets, exercise or just leading a healthier life. “Make Every Bite Count with the Dietary Guidelines!” is the newly released 2020-2025 edition of the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services’ (HHS)… Read More »
Posted in: Health Literacy
Learn how the Belgrade Community Library combined a fundraiser with a seasonal fitness program. We thank Sarah Creech, Adult Services and Cataloging Librarian at Belgrade Community Library in Belgrade, MT, for providing this guest post. It’s hard to believe that it’s already been three years since the Belgrade Community Library Foundation hosted a raffle for… Read More »
Good nutrition, combined with physical activity, can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and promote your overall health. Unfortunately, social factors such as poverty or inadequate food options may lead to obesity, malnourishment, and poor health. National Nutrition Month®, recognized each year during the month of March,… Read More »