Exercise is important to your health. Exercise changes lives and even saves live. Your energy levels boost, your muscles and joints feel better than ever, your risk of heart attack or stroke is reduced and your blood sugar levels are better controlled. Exercise makes your sleep more restful and extends your life. Any activity that gets you moving and gets your heart rate up is good for you in almost every way. Have fun, be healthy and feel good!
Now that the weather is warming up, it is important to remember the benefits of wearing sunscreen. Sunscreen prevents sunburn, wrinkling, premature aging and most importantly, skin cancer. Enjoy the outdoors without hurting yourself by picking a sunscreen that has SPF of at least 15. It is also important to look for a waterproof brand if you will be sweating or swimming.
Today is National Fruit Cocktail Day. This holiday celebrates fruits which is a main part of a healthy diet. Fruits contain fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that are important for health and help fight illnesses. Fruit cocktails are usually made with heavy syrups and can contain high amounts of sugar but a healthy fruit cocktail can be made with water or juice instead of syrup.
Daily moisturizing is vital for healthy skin. The human skin is the body’s largest organ and requires regular attention to stay young and healthy. The most important times to use moisturizer are after a bath, shave or exfoliation. Never skip the moisturizer.
Greek yogurt is heavily strained to remove liquid whey and lactose, leaving behind a rich, creamy and tart product. Snacking on Greek yogurt is a smart and gratifying choice if you are craving a healthy snack. Greek yogurt is high in protein, which helps promote fullness. It is also a great source of calcium and is good for your digestive health which keeps the bacteria in your gut healthy.