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colorful close up of herbs and spices
Ana Campos, December 27, 2019

Beginning a new year has many of us pledging to change our diet so we can lose a few pounds. But eating healthier food is so much more than just maintaining and managing our weight. For better or worse, everything we eat and drink has an impact on our bodies and well-being.


wooden spoon and bowl of honey next to a lemon
Ana Campos, October 02, 2019

When we think of health and wellness, diet and exercise usually come to mind. But we can also include self-care—personal grooming and hygiene as part of maintaining our overall physical and mental well-being.


wooden spoon and bowl of honey next to a lemon
Ana Campos, October 01, 2019

Cuando pensamos en la salud y el bienestar, generalmente nos viene a la mente la dieta y el ejercicio. Pero también podemos incluir el autocuidado del aseo personal y la higiene como parte del mantenimiento general de nuestro bienestar físico y mental.


pumpkin spice bottles on a spice blend background
Tina Lerno, September 23, 2019

It's that time of year—fall, aka autumn, aka pumpkin spice season!


3 books in Spanish
Ana Campos, August 17, 2019

Todos hemos escuchado sobre la importancia de mantener nuestros cuerpos activos, pero por alguna razón u otra es algo a lo cual no le damos prioridad. La inactividad de nuestros cuerpos resulta en enfermedades como el colesterol alto, diabetes y la obesidad, entre otras.


house graphic with Spanish books inside
Ana Campos, August 08, 2019

Es tiempo de organizar tu hogar y tu vida. Si no sabes por dónde comenzar, recuerda que en la biblioteca tenemos muchos libros que pueden ayudarte.


wood table full of vegetables
Keith Chaffee, June 17, 2019

June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, and we mark the occasion with a look at just some of the vegetable-centered cookbooks available in our e-book collection.


A table of herbs and spices
Ana Campos, February 19, 2019

Herbs and spices have been used to improve and maintain health by people around the world for thousands of years. Adding some spice to your life enhances not just your food, but also your overall well-being.


Graphic header of organizational books superimpose within an outline of a house.
Ana Campos, February 07, 2019

Start 2019 by organizing your home and your life. If you do not know how to start, the Los Angeles Public Library has many books that can help you.


Laughter Health headline over rainbow graphic
Ana Campos, August 23, 2018

One of the greatest joys of being human is laughter. Laughing not only feels good, but research has found laughter to be good for your physical and mental health. Our Integrative Health Specialist, Dr.


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