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Keeping Kefir

Last week in class we covered the immune system and what foods we should be eating to keep it in peak condition.  Apparently Probiotics can help to maintain and stimulate the immune system in healthy ways. 824 more words

Zesty Bites

What's your life's purpose? Find out at free Blue Zones workshop

Each person has an individual set of strengths and talents that can be used to lead a truly meaningful life. Knowing and using your gifts and strengths is called “living with purpose” or “doing your life’s work.” People who have “purpose,” or a sense of their gifts and strengths — and use them daily — have increased well-being and tend to live about seven years longer than those who do not. 112 more words

Health & Wellness

Breastfeeding-friendly

Signs have been posted in the womens’ restrooms and in the break room at City Hall about the availability of rooms for breastfeeding or pumping. To schedule a private room in City Hall for this purpose, stop by the Human Resources Department or call ext. 5020.

Health & Wellness

Where in the world?

Our photo series, “Where in the world?,” in which City staff show some of the places their City of Iowa City-Blue Zones water bottles have traveled, continues at … the pool! 104 more words

Staff Spotlights