Tag: summer

Summer Woes: Should You Still Take Vitamin D in the Summer?

Summer Woes: Should You Still Take Vitamin D in the Summer?

The Role of Vitamin D in the Body Vitamin D, commonly called the ‘sunshine vitamin, is an essential nutrient that plays a major role in many of the body’s functions, including in the skin, hair and bones. Vitamin D has been shown to promote calcium 

Staying Healthy & Hydrated in the Heat of the Summer

Staying Healthy & Hydrated in the Heat of the Summer

Written Amanda Williams, MPH You’ve always been told to drink more fluids – in the summer when you’re sweating and by your doctor when you’re sick. But why is this so important to our health to stay hydrated? What is waters purpose in our bodies? 

The Products You Need This Summer for A Healthy Body

The Products You Need This Summer for A Healthy Body

Photo by Caju Gomes on Unsplash Summer is upon us, and that means we’re heading outside! This season can be great for the body (especially those Vitamin D levels) but there are some products that can help us stay healthy this summer – from your 

Skin Care: Natural Remedies for Summer Skin

Skin Care: Natural Remedies for Summer Skin

Summer can be a rough time for your skin – bug bites, sunburn, poison ivy and other irritating skin problems are at their peak this time of the year. Unfortunately, sometimes the cure is just as bad as the problem. Many anti-itch creams and other 

5 Delicious Summer Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now

5 Delicious Summer Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now

Photo by Jez Timms on Unsplash Summer brings around lots of fresh, healthy and delicious fruits and vegetables. When you’re picking out your healthy salad ingredients from your garden, farmer’s market or local food store, keep these five major summer superfoods in mind – they 

Does the Risk of Developing Kidney Stones Increase During the Summer?

Does the Risk of Developing Kidney Stones Increase During the Summer?

Photo by Scott Webb on Unsplash New research shows that highly painful kidney stones seem to increase during the summer months. For those who haven’t suffered from kidney stones, this might not be a major concern, but they can develop very suddenly and at any