10 Tips for a Healthy Summer

By rocky

Summer Health Tips

1. Always wear sunscreen
It is important to use a sunscreen lotion of at least SPF 30 in order to protect your skin from harmful UV rays. If you plan to be in the sun for an extended period of time, you should reapply sunscreen every two to three hours.

2. Drink lots of water
During the hot months, heat and sweat can leave your body dehydrated. Make sure you’re drinking the recommended eight to ten glasses a day to ensure you stay hydrated and healthy all summer long.

3. Easy fresh food
Summer means fresh produce! Take a trip to the farmers market and grab a variety of healthy fruits and vegetables. You can incorporate the seasonal goodies into your meals all summer long.

4. Stay in the shade
The summer sun can be nice, but it’s important to stay in the shade whenever possible. Try to…

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3 Recipes for Blood Pressure Management

By rocky

High blood pressure is a serious condition that affects nearly 1 in 3 adults in America. Although there is no magic cure, a healthy diet and lifestyle can certainly help. By eating right and exercising, you can reduce your blood pressure and slash your risk for heart disease and stroke. Here are three high blood pressure diet recipes that are delicious and easy to make!

Breakfast: Berry-Almond…
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10 Ways to Boost Your Mood

By Erin Knobler

Spring is the best time to get your mood right! The cold weather is coming to an end and the days are filling with sunlight. If you’re battling the winter blues or just stuck in a rut, try one of these mood-boosting activities. They’ll not only give you an instant pick-me-up, but they are easy and free!

  1. Do a good deed. Volunteer at a community event or donate some clothes. You’ll be…
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5 Chair Exercises for a Total-Body Workout

By Erin Knobler

You don’t have to scale a mountain or run a marathon to get exercise. In fact, you can workout from the comfort of a chair! Chair exercises are a great way to tone muscles and increase flexibility without straining your body.

Chair exercises are perfect for seniors or older adults with mobility and balance issues, those recovering from an injury, surgery, or anyone who’s looking to take it slow.…

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