How To Have A Healthy Summer

Healthy Summer

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A healthy Summer is a fun summer.

 

Summer is best predicted by warm weather. The long-awaited summer is almost here. Plus it offers the opportunity for most people at home, especially students, giving you the opportunity to participate in activities such as sports and beach visits. While your mind is preoccupied with these preparations, keep in mind that your health should be a top priority. As well as making sure you are familiar with the types of covid tests, you need to look after other areas of your health during the cummer. A new season necessitates a change in routine, from your clothing to your nutrition and exercise. When the weather begins to warm, your body becomes more susceptible to sickness as a result of the change. Here are some tips to help you keep healthy this summer.

 

Keep Hydrated 

 

With the summer heat and flurry of activity, you can’t afford to be dehydrated. Unlike in the winter, it is simple to become dehydrated. You get problems such as dry skin and constipation; seek emergency constipation relief if this occurs. Drink more than the recommended eight glasses of water every day. If drinking water has always been difficult for you, get creative; buy an appealing water bottle and keep it close by at all times. To make it more appealing, add lime slices, mint leaves, or frozen berries.

Protect Your Skin

 

Your skin is your first line of defense against the sun’s harmful UV rays during the summer, therefore protect it at all costs. Wear sunscreen on a daily and routine basis whenever you are outside, whether it is hot or cold. For adequate protection, use sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30. If feasible, acquire one that is water-proof to keep you safe while surfing in open waters. Similarly, use an SPF-containing lip balm to protect your lips.

 

Keep Active 

 

While summer is known for its enjoyable activities, not everyone enjoys them, especially in the heat. Being outside does not always imply that you are active; you must be present in the activity. Summer means staying indoors, napping, watching movies, or playing computer games for some. Although these are enjoyable ways to spend your time, it is important to keep your body moving. Take walks early in the morning or late in the afternoon when the sun is shining brightly, or run, work out, or play games.

 

Be Mindful Of Your Diet

 

Changing your diet is one of the things you should do throughout the summer; fortunately, seasonal vegetables and fruits are available to provide you with the nourishment your body needs. Make sure you eat a well-balanced diet that includes vitamins for robust immunity, proteins to mend worn-out cells from activity, and carbohydrates to replenish energy stores. Avoid hot foods; during this time of year, heat raises acidity levels, causing havoc on your stomach.

 

Plenty Of Rest

 

There’s a lot of catching up to do now that the entire family is back home, including siblings and favorite cousins. Time seems to fly by at these moments, and you have no idea when it’s already beyond the night. Rest is crucial, especially after a hard day; make sure you obtain 7 to 9 hours of sleep per day and practice good sleeping routines

 

Your health is critical to continuing to enjoy the summer; otherwise, you will miss out on a lot. Take care of your entire health, both physically and mentally, and improve your brain health. Engage with family, eat healthy, participate in activities, protect your skin, and stay hydrated.

 

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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.