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A Guide to Becoming a Vegetarian
Posted by: Mary Kearl, September 25, 2012 8:08 pm
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a vegetarian, and if this choice in diet is right for you? At Queens Library at Central, we’re offering a free workshop, the Health Benefits of Vegetarianism, designed just for you! On Monday, October 1 from 2-3pm, our Queens ConnectCare health expert will discuss this lifestyle, as well as offer useful tips and recipes. Perhaps you might be inspired to try eating vegetarian food at your next meal! Participants will also have the opportunity to schedule an appointment at the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center and receive free health screenings to learn about your blood pressure, blood glucose, and body mass index.
At Queens Library at Central: On Monday, October 1 from 2-3pm, join us for our free workshop, the Health Benefits of Vegetarianism.
Additional Resources About Vegetarianism at Queens Library: We have a wealth of materials in our collection about vegetarianism, including the following:
- The Meat Free Monday Cookbook
- Vegetarian 101
- Vegetarian Cooking
- How to Cook Everything Vegetarian
- The Vegetarian Bible
Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Queens: Newly a vegetarian? Seasoned vegetarian looking for new places to try really good food in our borough? Be sure to check out Queens Library’s list of vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Queens, based on Queens Library staff recommendations. Customers: Please leave your tips in the comments below and we’ll add them to our list! To get more tips like this, follow Queens Library on Foursquare.
Additional Consumer Health Resources at Queens Library:
- Visit our calendar of free health, nutrition, and fitness workshops.
- Ask a Medical Librarian: Got a health question? Ask our medical expert—during drop-in hours, via email, or via chat—at no charge to you!
Queens ConnectCare is a partnership among Queens Library, the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and other health and community organizations. The goal of Queens ConnectCare is to provide health education and better access to healthcare.
Follow Queens Library on Twitter to get tweet tips during World Vegetarian Day.