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The Microbiome! A Connection Between Gut Bacteria and Health

When:   Thursday, January 25nd 2018
Time:     7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:  Comsewogue Library 170 Terryville Rd. Port Jefferson Station, NY  11776 631-928-1212 
Price:     Free, call library to register

Note: This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by the library. Seating is limited so please call in advance to register

What you will learn:

Your body is a complex ecosystem made up of more than 100 trillion microbes that must be properly balanced and cared for. The interconnections of your gut, brain, immune, and hormonal systems is impossible to unwind. The past few years has brought tremendous scientific information on how crucial your microflora is to your genetic expression, immune system, body weight and composition, mental health, memory, and minimizing your disease risk. Learn what the microbiome is and how it can keep you healthy.
 

Healthy Eating for Busy Lifestyles: Tips for Professionals and Families On-the-Go

When:   Monday, February 5th 2018

Time:     7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:  Smithtown Library (Nesconset Branch) Library - 148 Smithtown Blvd., Nesconset,  NY 11767 (631) 360-2480
Price:     Free, call the library to register

Note: This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by the library. Seating is limited so please call in advance to register

What you will learn:

In this workshop you will learn effective meal planning strategies for lives-on the-go.
Find out the most valuable step you can take to eat healthy on a tight schedule with simple and quick meal ideas. Take away strategies for when you don’t have time to prepare and cook a meal. Discover the ultimate practical meal preparation technique for easier cooking.

Genetically Modified: The Pros and Cons of GMO Technology


When:   Monday, January 22nd 2018

Time:     7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:  Sayville Library 88 Greene Avenue Sayville, NY  11782 631-589-4440 
Price:     Free, call library to register

Note: This is a FREE workshop, sponsored by the library. Seating is limited so please call in advance to register

What you will learn:


In the past two decades, GMOs have come to dominate the American diet.  Advocates hail them as an enhanced method of crop breeding that can help feed an ever-increasing global population. Critics call for their banishment, insisting GMOs were designed by scientists and greedy corporations to benefit an industrial food system that forces us to rely on cheap, unhealthy, processed food. Why is there so much controversy around them?  Learn exactly what the technology is, where it is used and what science shows regarding its safety.

Making the Shift from Overeating to Mindful Eating

When:   Thursday, January 18th 2018

Time:     7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Where:  
Half Hollow Hills Library - 55 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills NY 11746 (631) 421-4530
Price:    
Free, call the library to register
What you will learn:

How to recognize and break autopilot eating cycle
Strategies to stop mindless eating when you are stressed
Shift into mindful eating to support good health
How mindful eating can lead to changes with overeating, weight-loss and overall health
Take home strategies and tips to shift into mindful eating