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Resources for health & fitness.
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Track Your Progress

  • LiveStrong
    Tools for fitness and nutrition. Monitor your progress and find inspiration to keep healthy.
  • MapMyRun
    Log your running/walking routes. Keep track of how much distance you cover each week. An app is available for smart phones to automatically track your routes via GPS.
  • MyNetDiary
    An online food diary that will help you count your daily intake of calories and find support from an online community.


  • MedlinePlus
    The most recent research on health and weight control.

Healthy Cooking Websites

  • AllRecipes
    Healthy appetizers, main dishes, sides and more. Also find recipes for special diets (gluton free, diabetic, etc.)
  • Cooking Light
    Healthy makeovers of your favorite recipes.
  • Food Network
    Healthy snacks and meals and tips for eating well.
  • Recipes for Health
    From the New York Times "Well" blog.
  • Eating Well
    Healthy recipes and meal ideas.

Food for Thought

Books that discuss the philosophy behind conscious and healthy eating.


Fresh and Healthy Cookbooks

Here is a sampling from our extensive cookbook collection.  Browse through the 641 section of our non-fiction collection for even more inspiring, healthy cookbooks.

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A New Way to Cook - Sally Schneider
Call Number: 641.5 Sch
ISBN: 1579651887

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The Art of Simple Food - Alice Waters
Call Number: 641.5 Wat
ISBN: 9780307336798

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The Everything Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook - Rachel Rappaport
Call Number: 641.5884 Rap
ISBN: 9781440502316

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Canyon Ranch: Nourish - Scott Uehlein
Call Number: 64105 Ueh
ISBN: 9780670020737

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The Wholesome Junk Food Cookbook - Laura Trice
Call Number: 641.86 Tri
ISBN: 9780762438013

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In the Green Kitchen - Alice Waters
Call Number: 641.5 Wat
ISBN: 9780307336804

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Cooking from the Farmers' Market
Call Number: 641.5 Coo
ISBN: 9781740899796

This publication was supported in part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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