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Nourish Your Entire Body

2019-12-05 13:30:00 2019-12-05 14:30:00 America/Chicago Nourish Your Entire Body In a series of seven presentations, participants will explore how nutrition, exercise and other factors play important roles in the health of your entire body. Dyer-Schererville

Thursday, December 05
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-12-05 13:30:00 2019-12-05 14:30:00 America/Chicago Nourish Your Entire Body In a series of seven presentations, participants will explore how nutrition, exercise and other factors play important roles in the health of your entire body. Dyer-Schererville

Dyer-Schererville

Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

In a series of seven presentations, participants will explore how nutrition, exercise and other factors play important roles in the health of your entire body.

Presented by Linda Curley, Health and Human Sciences Educator with Purdue University Extension

Choose topics of interest or attend all seven!

October 3:  Nourish your Brain
After this session, participants will have increased their awareness/ knowledge of oxidative damage to the brain. Participants will know specific foods to promote brain health. We will discuss strategies to help exercise the brain and the body.

October 17:  Nourish Your Bones and Joints
After this session, participants will be able to identify specific nutrients that are important for bone and joint health. Participants will also identify ways that eating and fitness choices can impact bone and joint health.

October 24:  Nourish Your Muscles
After this session, participants will know the function of muscles in the body and how nutrients and physical activity play a role in muscular health. Participants will also be able to identify good food sources of protein and carbohydrates that benefit our muscles.

November 21:  Nourish Your Digestive System
After this session, participants will know what organs make up the digestive tract and the general process of digestion. Participants will know the role fiber and water play in digestive health. Participants will also know the function of bacteria in the body. We will also discuss the natural sources and supplementation options of probiotics and prebiotics and be able to identify specific ways to keep their digestive system healthy.

December 5:  Nourish Your Skin
After this session, participants will have increased their awareness/knowledge of factors that damage the skin or decrease the skin’s natural barriers. Participants will increase their awareness/knowledge of how to maintain skin barriers through nutrition, hygiene and protective measures. Participants will also be able to identify skin cancer risk factors and how they can perform skin self-checks to detect suspicious skin spots.

December 12:  Nourish Your Heart
After this session, participants will be able to identify at least three risk factors for heart disease and state three ways to make their diet more heart healthy. We will discuss how to read a nutrition facts label and the benefits of increasing physical activity to reduce risks of heart disease.

December 19:  Nourish Your Immune System
After this session, participants will have Increased their understanding of the immune system, be able to identify basic aspects of the immune system, understand lifestyle factors that affect the immune system, and understand how nutrition can play a role in immune health.

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Dyer-Schererville

Phone: 219-322-4731

Branch manager
Chris

Hours
Mon, Dec 09 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Dec 10 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Dec 11 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Dec 12 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Dec 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 14 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 15 Closed

About the branch

The Dyer-Schererville Branch is located in Schererville on the south side of US 30 (Lincoln Highway), just west of US 41 (Indianapolis Boulevard) at Fountain Park Drive. The branch features a warm and inviting atmosphere with wood furnishings, subtle colors, brick accents, and friendly staff. Along with a large collection of books, audio, and DVDs for all ages, eighteen internet stations and free WiFi are provided. Educational and entertaining events occur monthly. Visit Check Out to apply for a library card and stop by Information for help with locating materials, using a computer, or finding a good book to read.

Upcoming events

Wed, Dec 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
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Wed, Dec 11, 11:15am - 11:45am
Children's Programming Room
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Wed, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
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Thu, Dec 12, 10:15am - 11:30am
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

Thu, Dec 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

Mon, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room

Mon, Dec 16, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A

Mon, Dec 16, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Dec 17, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Dec 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Dec 18, 11:15am - 11:45am
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Dec 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

Thu, Dec 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

Sat, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Area

Mon, Dec 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

Thu, Jan 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children's Programming Room

Sat, Jan 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

Sat, Jan 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

Mon, Jan 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room

Mon, Jan 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room Whole (A & B)

Mon, Jan 06, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Children's Programming Room
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jan 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Jan 07, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Lobby table

Tue, Jan 07, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Jan 08, 10:15am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Jan 08, 11:15am - 11:45am
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Jan 08, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room A

Wed, Jan 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room B