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The Hows and Whys of Pumping Iron into Your Diet

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Friday, June 22, 2018

I’ve been a blood donor for years. I enjoy knowing that in a quick 30 minutes, I can make a difference...

Seven Ways to Perk Up Your Afternoon

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Life often sits us on our posterior. Work routines and duties, commutes and errands, meals, meetings...

Make it a Positively Good Year!

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Thursday, January 25, 2018

Having a positive day-to-day outlook has many benefits. Besides the obvious outcome of having a more...

Grounds for Improvement

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Thursday, November 9, 2017

Humankind has enjoyed coffee since ancient times. Today it is still one of the most frequently consumed...

A Tomato a Day…

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Monday, September 18, 2017

They’ve been called the “Apple of Love” by the French, the “Apple of Paradise” by the Germans and simply...

Breathe. Just. B r e a t h e.

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Breathing. It’s something we do all the time but are rarely aware of it. Although usually involuntary,...

The Skinny on Sun Safety

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Summer is fast approaching and many of us will spend a good deal of it out in the sun. The season is...

Ready, Set, WALK!

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Walking is a nearly perfect form of exercise. It doesn’t require any special equipment and can be done...

Build Your Brain at the Library

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Lately it seems that my memory is not what it used to be. At times it takes a few extra seconds to remember...

Six Simple Ways to Burn More Calories

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Metabolism is a familiar word to nutritionists and persons watching their weight, but what exactly is...

Positive Power of Pets

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Monday, January 23, 2017

January can be a downer of a month. The holidays are behind us and the long winter months loom ahead....

10 Best Ways to Fight the Flu

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Monday, December 19, 2016

Each year, nearly 200,000 people are hospitalized with flu-related symptoms. Thousands more suffer at...

An Attitude of Gratitude

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Thursday, November 10, 2016

University of California Davis psychology professor Robert Emmons, has studied gratitude and compassion...

Amp Up Your Daily Walk

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Monday, October 17, 2016

Walking has long been touted as a good form of exercise. It doesn’t require any special equipment and...

Stand Up For Your Health

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Studies have found that sitting for more than half of your day can double your risk of diabetes and cardiovascular...

Get Seven Boosts to Your Health from One Simple Source

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Friday, July 29, 2016

Tabloids these days are filled with advertisements for wonder drugs and miracle products that promise...

Yes! You Can Eat Healthy at the Fair

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Friday, July 1, 2016

July is here! That means patriotic celebrations, hot humid weather and loads of tempting food at events...

'Green Exercise' is Nature's Medicine

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Friday, June 3, 2016

I love being outside, seeing the trees, flowers, birds and other wildlife. I live in a suburb, not far...

Healthy Cooking for One or Two

Posted by: Linda Kilbert, White River Branch Manager, Johnson County Public Library on [[date]] Tuesday, March 22, 2016

I love to cook! Maybe you do too. Making your own meals is a great way to ensure you’re getting healthy...



Linda Kilbert

Linda is the White River Branch Manager and leader of our staff wellness team. Staying healthy and keeping fit are keen interests of Linda. Her goal is to enable others to live a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition, physical fitness and a positive outlook, although (shhhhh) she does confess a weakness for potato chips and Cheetos!

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Healthy Living Recommended Library Resources

Health & Wellness Resource Center - Delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.

Health Source: Consumer Edition - This resource provides access to nearly 300 full text, consumer health periodicals, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Vegetarian Times and many others.

MedlinePlus - Extensive easy-to-read information from the National Institute of Health and other trusted sources on over 7,000 diseases and conditions.

Go4Life - This site focuses on exercises, activities and nutrition, with lots of helpful articles and tip sheets.

Eat Right - This site has articles, fact sheets, recipes, videos and more to help people of all ages live healthy lives through good nutrition choices.

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