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CANCELLED - Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Southeast Branch

Family Nutrition Program participants will learn about healthy eating and being active. Groups meet for a series of 8 easy lessons that are both fun and interactive. You will prepare and taste new recipes at each lesson. This program is intended for adults ages 18-59 who are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants. To register, please call 407-254-9225.

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Introduction to Essential Oils

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

In this class we will discuss how essential oils can be used to enhance our wellness and our everyday lives. Come and learn about the basics of essential oils for health, cleaning, regulating moods and more. Handouts with useful advice on how to make essential oils a part of our daily routine will be provided to everyone who attends. Presented by Marylou Morris.

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Healthy Eating for Kids and Families

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Learn how to read food labels and make healthier food choices for your family. Discussion will include tips for incorporating more whole foods into your diet, getting kids to eat their veggies and meal ideas for busy families. Recipes will be included along with healthy substitutions for your favorite foods. For more information, visit awholenewlife.net. #cuisinecorner

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CANCELLED - Family Nutrition Program: Eating Smart Being Active

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at Southeast Branch

Family Nutrition Program participants will learn about healthy eating and being active. Groups meet for a series of 8 easy lessons that are both fun and interactive. You will prepare and taste new recipes at each lesson. This program is intended for adults ages 18-59 who are eligible for assistance programs, such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start. Space is limited to 15 registrants. To register, please call 407-254-9225.

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Tai Chi for Health

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at Southwest Branch

Introduction to basic energy exercises (Qigong) and Tai Chi principles of movement. Learn about the many health benefits of Tai Chi including a healthy body, strong heart, and sharp mind. Facilitated by Jon Malone, Registered Yoga Teacher, Master Martial Art Instructor, and Tai Chi Sifu. Jon currently teaches Tai Chi at the YogaMatrix Studio in Dr. Phillips. No prior Tai Chi experience needed. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes (flat soles, but no sandals) allowing for freedom of movement. Registration required. For more information, call 407.835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info.

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Counsel for Caregivers

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Let us lend you a helping hand of healing with your care-giving responsibilities at the Counsel for Caregivers Seminar. This month's topic is Social Security - Tips from a Pro. This series is presented by OCLS and Orange County's Commission on Aging. Registration required. Call 407.836.7446 to register or email officeonaging@ocfl.net. Refreshments will be provided to the first 50 attendees. #nextchapter

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Digestive Wellness 101

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Healthy digestion is essential for good health. Learn the basics of digestion, explore why good digestion is important to physical and mental health, and discover simple strategies to improve your digestion so you can absorb all the goodness in the food you eat. For more information, visit crabtreehealthyliving.com. #nextchapter

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Freedom Health Table

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Southeast Branch

Freedom Health Table

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Benefits of Vegan Living

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Veganism has become more mainstream than ever before. If you've ever wondered what it's all about, why so many are choosing this lifestyle, or how to transition, join Stephanie Jorian, Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator, as she discusses how veganism can positively impact human health, animal welfare, the environment and climate change, and human rights. We'll also explore some common questions like whether it's more expensive, unhealthy, boring, or difficult to be vegan. #asr15

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Memory Testing

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Early identification of memory issues is a key element of receiving the appropriate care. Lisa Eade, from Compass Research, is a Master's level clinician trained in the initial assessments related to memory and recall. She will be administrating memory tests free of charge and available to anyone seeking information for themselves or someone they love. In addition to the test, information regarding current research and care options for dementia and Alzheimer's Disease will be provided. Testing is by appointment only. Please call Lisa at 315-263-3997 to make an appointment. #nextchapter

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Cuisine Corner: Pack a Punch with a Super Salad

Monday, June 22, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Escape your ordinary salad with an extraordinary recipe for Fireman Brad Jones' kelp salad! Learn about the nutritional benefits of eating foods like a super salad and try tasty samples. Jones is currently a fireman with the Orlando Fire Department and is also a member of the Edible Education Experience where he teaches families about healthy eating habits and making your own vegetable garden. #asr15 #nextchapter

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Iridology: Your Eyes Reveal Your Nutritional Needs

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Edgewater Branch

Do you want to know which foods are best for you to be eating? With so much information about nutrition, food and supplements in the media, how do you know what is really right for you? The level of health and wellness of the entire body can be observed through your eyes. Iridology is a way of analyzing your nutritional needs and inherited health tendencies by looking at the colors, patterns and markings in your eyes. The same foods are not beneficial for everyone. You are unique and so are your nutritional needs. Iridology is a tool to help you on your path to wellness. In this introduction to iridology you will learn some basic iris signs and how to eat right for your eye type. Come learn about your unique traits and take action with positive lifestyle habits and proper nutrition. Dr. Artemisa is a board certified Iridologist. She is an Acupuncture Physician with her Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition. She offers sessions in Iridology, Nutrition and Acupuncture at InJoy Healthcare in Orlando http://www.InJoyHealthcare.com

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Conquering Hunger

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Edgewater Branch

Hunger is often cited as the reason why people fail attempts at adopting healthier eating habits. However, you can control hunger by the things you do. Join Donni Alvarenga, a certified health coach, for tips on what you can do to take control over hunger so it does not control you.

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Benefits of Vegan Living

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Veganism has become more mainstream than ever before. If you've ever wondered what it's all about, why so many are choosing this lifestyle, or how to transition, join Stephanie Jorian, Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator, as she discusses how veganism can positively impact human health, animal welfare, the environment and climate change, and human rights. We'll also explore some common questions like whether it's more expensive, unhealthy, boring, or difficult to be vegan. #asr15

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Zumba with Mildred

Monday, June 29, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Get healthy, get dancing, get social. Join us for a one hour Zumba class with Mildred.

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Cuisine Corner: Cookbook Club

Monday, June 29, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Looking for cooking inspiration? Join the Cookbook Club to explore healthy recipes and new cookbooks. This month, the club will get the scoop on refreshing desserts! Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323. #cuisinecorner #asr15 #nextchapter

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Benefits of Vegan Living

Monday, June 29, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

Veganism has become more mainstream than ever before. If you've ever wondered what it's all about, why so many are choosing this lifestyle, or how to transition, join Stephanie Jorian, Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator, as she discusses how veganism can positively impact human health, animal welfare, the environment and climate change, and human rights. We'll also explore some common questions like whether it's more expensive, unhealthy, boring, or difficult to be vegan. #asr15

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Digestive Wellness 101

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at North Orange Branch

Healthy digestion is essential for good health. Learn the basics of digestion, explore why good digestion is important to physical and mental health, and discover simple strategies to improve your digestion so you can absorb all the goodness in the food you eat. For more information, visit crabtreehealthyliving.com. #nextchapter

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Nutrition on a budget

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Participants will experiment with portion sizes and review practical ways to eat healthy on a budget. Learn strategies to plan before eating out and engage in group exercises to assimilate the new basic nutrition concepts and make them meaningful to your own specific life.

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Cuisine Corner: Vela Sauce

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Vilma Vela, co-founder of Vela Sauce, will present the benefits of including beans in your meals. Learn how to prepare different beans so you can make healthy dishes at home. Space is limited. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323. #cuisinecorner


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