Counsel for Caregivers »
Multiple dates and locations

Let us lend you a helping hand of healing with your care-giving responsibilities at the Counsel for Caregivers Seminar. This month, at both locations, learn how to keep up with benefit changes to Medicare and Medicaid. This series is presented by OCLS and Orange County's Commission on Aging. Registration required. Call 407.836.7446 to register or e-mail officeonaging@ocfl.net. Refreshments will be provided to the first 50 attendees at both events.

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Library Online Resources

General OneFile »

Access full-text articles from popular health magazines such as Self, Shape, and Prevention. Select Publication Title to search for these and other fitness magazines.

Health and Wellness Resource Center »

Find many articles on fitness using this online resource. Use a subject search for " fitness" or " exercise" to find books, fact sheets, videos, and other resources.

Health Reference Center Academic »

Search for information on a specific health topic using a keyword or subject term. This database includes consumer health information and nursing and allied health reports. In addition, view videos and listen to podcasts on a variety of health and fitness topics.

New Year, New You Virtual Gallery »

Check out this Virtual Gallery for additional information on healthy lifestyles, pursuing your passion, getting organized, and reducing stress.

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Kids & Teens

Library Online Resources

Early World of Learning - for Preschoolers and Children »

Have fun reading with this online database for preschoolers and children in the early grades. Select the "Know It" tab and explore the My Body section. It offers interactive as well as narrated stories for you to learn facts in a fun way.

World Book for Kids »

Keep yourself well and fit. Check out all the cool sports and hobbies World Book for Kids has to offer. Search for "exercise" or click on the Sports and Hobbies tab.

Library Materials

Exercise DVDs for Kids »

Explore our kid-friendly DVDs for a great workout. Sit down and relax. Watch videos to learn about staying a healthy kid.

Healthy Kids and Teens Titles »

Find great books to introduce healthy habits to children! Start stretching to touch those little toes. Browse nutrition books and physical fitness guides.

Websites

KidsHealth »

Find out, " Why Exercise is Cool," including recipes and games. Teens, find out " Why Exercise is Wise," all from KidsHealth from Nemours. Available en Español.

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Mobile

To fully access this content, you may need the latest version of iTunes. Download iTunes for free now!

Calorie Counter - MyFitnessPal

Lose weight with MyFitnessPal for free. Track calories consumed and burned using this easy entry application. A huge food database simplifies calorie counting. Among the features available are a barcode scanner, nutrient tracker, and the capacity to add multiple food items at once.
Google Play | iTunes | Website

Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List

In the kitchen or on-the-go, use this free Epicurious application to search for healthy recipes, create quick shopping lists, and then follow the step-by-step cooking instructions for a great meal.
Google Play | iTunes | Website

Fooducate

Scan barcodes on grocery products and review all the nutrition information. Use this free application to make healthier choices by comparing ingredient lists and nutrition labels before you purchase.
Google Play | iTunes | Website

Sports Tracker

Get fit and stay healthier with this free mobile application that can track and analyze your performance, provide voice feedback, share workout data and photos with friends, and many other useful features.
Google Play | iTunes | Website

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Library Materials

Books

Fitness and Dieting »

Read about a wide variety of fitness or dieting methods. Find one that fits your lifestyle.

Low-Calorie Cookbooks »

Use these great recipes to help lose or maintain your weight.

Nutrition »

Find the latest answers to questions on nutrition and nutritional supplements for all family members.

Strength Training »

Dive into these books to learn new ways to build strength and muscle.

Weight Loss »

Learn safe and healthy ways to lose weight while improving your physical condition with these diet and fitness books.

Yoga »

Discover the different types of yoga to find one that fits your style. Yoga is a great way to keep fit.

E-books

Fitness »

Download one or several of these e-books for a variety of practical and fun fitness plans.

Health and Fitness »

Check out these always available e-books from Freading, a digital resource for downloadable titles on diet, exercise, and nutrition.

Nutrition »

Find food information, dietary tips, and recipes for healthy eating to read on your computer or download to your electronic reader.

Magazines

E-magazines » Zinio

is your source for e-magazines accessible from your computer or your mobile device. Browse the 250 titles for health and fitness magazines including Eating Light, Men’s Fitness, Prevention, Weight Watchers, and other digital titles.

Magazines »

Check out these health and fitness magazines that cover a range of subjects including diet, exercise, and nutrition.

Videos

Fitness »

Enjoy these videos to help you get fit! There are cardiovascular and aerobic selections for everyone.

Health and Fitness »

Search within OverDrive for a selection of cardio, exercise, and yoga streaming videos. Also, browse this video collection for interesting documentaries on health, sports, and medical topics.

Nutrition »

Browse this selection of DVDs to learn about nutritious food and healthy eating habits.

Yoga »

View these yoga videos to find a variety of ways to get fit. Try using videos that tie in with our selection of yoga books.

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Websites

Healthy Recipes from Epicurious »

Get inspired with these recipes for healthy and nutritious soups, chilies, sandwiches, sushi, salads, and everything in between.

Low-Calorie Recipes - All Recipes »

Experiment with new low-calorie recipes from this section of allrecipes.com. There are many low-calorie recipes for all levels of cooking skills and for every taste. Find quick recipes, slow-cooker recipes, and many more.

Nutrition and Physical Activity »

Find current and reliable information on health topics including nutrition and physical activities from over 1400 government and nonprofit organizations. Browse the convenient lists or use the search tool. Healthfinder.gov is sponsored by the National Health Information Center.

The Nutrition Source »

Take a look at the new healthy eating plate providing a simple visual display of what should be on our plates. Sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health, this website is designed to start you on the path to healthy eating and to dispel a few nutrition myths along the way.

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