Summer

A Healthy Summer Dessert: Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Whether you’re looking for a dessert idea for a Memorial Day barbecue tonight, or for any hot summer night, I wanted to share an easy healthy dessert you can make any time you'd like. I thought this recipe was especially timely since we’re coming up on the time of year that strawberries will be…

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7 Hobbies That Help With Depression and Anxiety

…concentrate on the task of caring for another living thing. Gardening is also a creative process and can be a satisfying source of self-expression. In the summer and spring, gardening exposes you to healthy doses of sunlight, which is important for mental and emotional health. Seeing your garden flourish is…

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How to Prevent and Treat the Dreaded "Traveler's Diarrhea"

As summer winds down, you may be trying to squeeze in one last vacation before the kids or grandkids go back to school. If your trip involves travel outside of the US, one of the primary concerns is the dreaded "traveler's diarrhea." Regardless of where you travel outside the US, you are always susceptible…

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Crocs--More Than Comfort

…shoe fad has turned out to be a solution for many people with problem feet. Crocs, those funny-looking shoes you see everyone wearing during the summer months, can be very helpful in providing relief for individuals with plantar fasciitis—inflammation of the fibrous band that connects the heel bone…

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Subtle Causes of Seasonal Allergies

One of the great memories many people have of their childhood is hanging up freshly washed laundry outside to air dry in the warm summer air. If you continue this tradition by hanging your own laundry outside to air dry, you could be causing yourself more misery than you think--especially if you are…

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Treat Poison Ivy with This Oil Blend

Along with all the joys of summer come encounters with plants like poison oak and poison ivy. Most doctors and dermatologists will prescribe steroid creams to help treat the pain, swelling, and itchiness that come from contact with these plants. But there is a better solution that's free of side effects…

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