New health and wellness info at the library

Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips.   The Keto Reset Instant Pot Cookbook: Reboot your metabolism with simple, delicious ketogenic diet recipes for your electric pressure cooker by Mark Sisson, Cooking Neighborhood 651.5635 SIS & eBook Overdrive Author Mark Sisson helps you escape … Continue reading New health and wellness info at the library

Hy-Vee KidsFit Initiative Fights Against Childhood Obesity

Kylene Frost, RD, LD, Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian According to the CDC, the percentage of children and adolescents in the U.S. affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. Data from 2015-2016 show that nearly 1 in 5 (ages 6 to 19 years) is obese, which is defined as having excess body fat. Causes of … Continue reading Hy-Vee KidsFit Initiative Fights Against Childhood Obesity

Top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour for Youth

Parkour, also known as free running, is a French military-designed training which utilizes obstacle courses. The obstacles require extreme focus and a can-do attitude, and heavily utilize physical abilities such as running, jumping, swinging, rolling and even climbing. It’s a fun and exciting way to exercise, and anyone can enjoy it. Here are the Top … Continue reading Top Ten Health Benefits of Parkour for Youth

Top 10 Exercises to Strengthen Your Brain

To maintain a nimble, healthy physique, you have to exercise. Whether you have a regular cardio routine, like to take long walks, run regularly or lift weights at the gym, you know your muscles will get stronger by doing physical exercise. But how do you strengthen the most important muscle in your body: your brain? … Continue reading Top 10 Exercises to Strengthen Your Brain