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Spring into health

Free programs to boost your health and immunity at home this September.

Survey

We would appreciate if you can take a few minutes to complete this survey, as we value your opinion and feedback about our about Spring into Health month.

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Get healthy

The NSW Get Healthy Service coaches can support you to change your goals to suit your new way of living during COVID-19. No challenge is too big or too small.

COVID-19 may have changed your routine and your normal activities.

Healthy recipe competition

Got a favourite healthy recipe?

Why not enter it into our Healthy Recipe Competition for your chance to win a healthy cookbook collection valued at $150.

Simply send your winning recipe via email to library.events@cumberland.nsw.gov.au 

Don’t forget to attach your name and contact telephone number. Our favourite recipes will also feature on the Library Facebook page.

Entries close on Friday 2 October 2020.

Junior colouring competition

Pick up a colouring in bookmark at your Library during Health Month and colour it in for your chance to win a kids book pack valued at $100. The competition is open to children 0 to 12 years of age.

Entries should be scanned or photographed and submitted via email to library.events@cumberland.nsw.gov.au

Don’t forget to include your name, age and contact telephone number. Our favourite recipes will also feature on the Library Facebook page.

Entries close on Friday 2 October 2020.

Healthy books list

2020 Physical health

  • Nutrition for life : the authority on diet and healthy eating for three decades by Saxelby, Catherine.
  • The Feel-Good Family Food Plan: Everything you need to feed your family well, every day by McMillan, Joanna.
  • The fast revolution : the best of the best recipes from Australians #1 food site.
  • The sugar brain fix : the 28-day plan to quit craving the foods that are shrinking your brain and expanding your waistline by   Dow, Mike.
  • The obesity code cookbook : recipes to help you manage your insulin, lose weight, and improve your health by   Fung, Jason.
  • The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet : Quick & Easy by Brinkworth, Grant, author.

2019 Physical health

  • Feel better in 5 : your daily plan to kick-start great health by Chatterjee, Rangan, author.
  • The fast 800 recipe book : low-carb, Mediterranean-style recipes for intermittent fasting and long-term health by   Bailey, Clare.
  • The anti-inflammatory cookbook : 100 everyday recipes to soothe your immune system and promote good health by Freer, Chrissy.
  • CSIRO protein plus nutrition and exercise plan by Bowen, Jane, author.
  • The hybrid diet : your body thrives on two fuels : boost your energy and get leaner and healthier by alternating fats and carbs by   Holford, Patrick, author. Publication Date  2019.
  • The doctor's kitchen : eat to beat illness : 80 simple tasty recipes to improve your health and wellbeing by Aujla, Rupy, author.
  • The CSIRO Low-Carb Diet : Quick & Easy by Brinkworth, Grant, author.

2019 Overall health

  • Use it or lose it Author: McIntyre, Paul.
  • The path to longevity : how to reach 100 with the health and stamina of a 40-year-old by Fontana, Luigi, author.
  • The age-well project : easy ways to live a longer, healthier, happier life Author: Streets, Annabel.
  • Brain changer Author: Jacka, Felice.

2019 / 2020 Mental health / self care

  • Find your sparkle Author: Gaston, Meredith.
  • The resilience toolkit : powerful practices for bouncing back from disappointment, difficulty, and even disaster Author: Graham, Linda.
  • Good selfie : tips & tools for teens to nail life Author: Pitt, Turia.
  • Zen teen : 40 ways to stay calm when life gets stressful by Richardson, Tanya Carroll.

Kids

  • Bloomers Island : the great garden party by Wylie, Cynthia.
  • Adventures in veggieland : help your kids learn to love vegetables with 101 easy activities and recipes by   Potock, Melanie.
  • Self-esteem and mental health by Claybourne, Anna, author.
  • How not to lose it : mental health sorted by Williamson, Anna, author.
  • Yoga for kids by Hoffman, Susannah.
  • Let's play yoga! : how to grow calm like a mountain, strong like a warrior, and joyful like the sun : for kids 5 to 8 by De Luca, Márcia.
  • I'm having a rainbow for dinner by Hourigan, Aloysa, author.
  • Hugo makes a change by Emmons, Scott, author.
  • Sleep easy : a mindfulness guide to a good night's sleep by Christelis, Paul, author.
  • Pete Moss and the super strong spinach by Wylie, Cynthia, author.
  • Rosey Posey and the perfectly pink radish by Wylie, Cynthia, author.