Category: Seasons

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Sunburn: Causes, Treatments, Preventive Measures

Your first day on the beach was wonderful! You finally had the chance to bathe in the cool waters and give yourself the well-deserved relaxing time. Alas, there is a price to pay: at the end of the day your skin is red, sensitive, and burning. Yep, this is sunburn –...

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Healthy Drinks to Down in the Summer

Drinking enough fluids is vital for our health, especially when it’s warm outside. During the torrid days, you lose much more of your water reserves than in the rest of the year. And said reserves need to be replenished. We’ve already told you what drinks you should avoid in the...

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5 Drinks to Avoid This Summer

When thirst attacks, you can hardly wait to lay your hands on a bottle of ice cold beverage. You want its taste, its coolness, its refreshing effects. This is especially true on a hot summer day when your body demands to have its water reserves replenished. And it’s OK, of course...

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Drink enough, or else…

In the summertime, when the weather is hot, your body does its best to maintain its ideal temperature (around 37°C or 98.6°F). This involves the dilation of blood vessels close to the skin to cool the blood, and an increase in sweating. Through sweating, you lose considerable quantities of water,...

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Heat Wave: How to Stay Safe on a Torrid Day

No matter what the cause, the fact remains: heat records are being broken month after month. Last year was considered the hottest on record and this year promises to break this record, too. And when the heat wave strikes, it affects you in ways you don’t even think of. Heat waves are...

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Blueberries are Healthier than you Think, Study Shows

Adding fruit to your daily diet is important. Fruits provide you with tons of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fiber. But some of them have benefits beyond their vitamin content. And often we are unaware of what else they bring to the table. The heart-protecting, cancer-fighting properties of blueberries, for...

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Keep your Skin Healthy At the Beach

Our skin is among the most important organs we have – it is the barrier between our body and the outside world with all its dangers and harmful substances. So, keeping it healthy is very important – even in the summer, when all we can think of is a day...

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Break a Sweat. It’s Good for You

In the summertime, when the weather is hot, people can’s avoid sweating, unless you spend all their time in an air-conditioned room. And people usually hate to sweat because it’s smelly, and makes your skin feel sticky and dank. But even if you hate it, sweating is an important part...

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New Potato: Everything you Need to Know

Potato is a staple food in the Western world, much like the other starch-bomb we eat every day, wheat. It’s a versatile, dependable food, which can be prepared in a myriad of variants. Potatoes are available pretty much all year, except for one seasonal version, usually referred to as “new...