January is Family Fit and Lifestyle Month

Let’s face it, the holidays have never really had sympathy for health watchers. All that food and eggnog. It’s enough to make a lot of us have to loosen our shorts.

With those snug shorts reminding us of holiday indulgences, many feel the urge to make healthier living a New Year’s resolution.

That could possibly be why January is Family Fit and Lifestyle Month.

For this, the Lihu’e Library has taken the opportunity to highlight healthy lifestyle books and resources available there. The Hawaii State Public Library System also has a fine selection of downloadable eBooks for your convenience.

In addition, between January and March, the Lihu’e Library will host a series of children’s programs about food growing and good eating, put on by the Kauai Master Gardeners. These sessions are geared for children in grades two through six. The first two sessions are scheduled for Jan. 11 and 25 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sign-up at the Lihu’e Public Library or by phone at 241-3222.

To all of you determined to get fit, get healthy, and enjoy life more in the New Year, your local librarians offer a toast of … carrot juice?… for good luck.

Books “Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives” by Deepak Chopra, M.D.

“Life Could Be Sweeter: 101 Great Ideas from Around the World for Living a More Rewarding Life” by William Sinunu.

“The Perricone Promise: Look Younger, Live Longer in Three Easy Steps” by Nicholas Perricone.

“You – The Owner’s Manual: An Insider’s Guide to the Body That Will Make You Healthier and Younger” by Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz.

“The Fast Track One-Day Detox Diet: Boost Metabolism, Get Rid of Fattening Toxins, Safely Lose Up To 8 Pounds Overnight and Keep Them Off For Good” by Ann Louis Gittleman.

“The Life Extension Revolution: The New Science of Growing Older Without Aging” by Philip Lee Miller.

Ebooks from Hawaii State Public Library System HYPERLINK “http://hawaii.lib.overdrive.com” http://hawaii.

lib.overdrive.com “The 24-Hour Turnaround” by Jay Williams, Ph. D.

“Eat Drink and Be Merry” by Dean Edell.

“Digestive Wellness” by Elizabeth Lipski.

“Food Fight” by Kelly Brownell.

“Harvard Medical School Guide to Achieving Optimal Memory” by Aaron P. Nelson.

“Help, I Want to Give Up Smoking” by Claire Richardson.

“Learn to Relax” by C. Eugene Walker.

“The Soy Zone” by Barry Sears.

“The Sprouters Handbook” by Edward Cairney.

“Standing Pilates” by Joan Breibart.

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