Eat This Over That – A Better Way to Satisfy Summer Cravings

By Ethan Shumway
Eat this over that – A better way to satisfy summer cravings

Summer. It’s filled with fun activities in the sun, fireworks and, you guessed it, food. But, left unchecked, you can walk away from that neighborhood pool party with a little more in the belly and on the hips than you care to sport in a bathing suit. A few simple changes to your favorite summertime foods can help you enjoy more and eat better.

How to Have Healthy, Happy Eyes

By Intermountain Healthcare
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If your eyesight is good, you may not see the point of focusing on vision health – but perhaps you should. The average American worker now spends more than seven hours/day looking at a screen, and many are feeling the effects in their eyes, experiencing headaches and discomfort around the eyes, blurred vision and eye fatigue. Medically speaking these symptoms get lumped together under the diagnosis of asthenopia, but your doctor may also call it digital-related eyestrain or computer vision syndrome. Related symptoms include back, neck and shoulder pain.

3 Easy Hikes to Help You Get Moving This Summer

By Jentry Larsen
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Summer is a great time to get out and get moving. Hiking is a healthy and fun way to spend some time in the beautiful outdoors. Besides being a great hobby, hiking has some serious health benefits:

-        Improves heart, lung and blood vessel fitness

-        Improves muscle fitness

-        Lowers risk of high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes

-        Reduces depression and improves sleep quality

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