travel

Summer is ideal for traveling (no coats required) and having fun with friends and family. What do you look forward to most? Relaxing by the beach or pool, exercising, hiking, biking, grilling outside, and reading. Ideally all of the above.

However, there’s something many of us experience, but don’t talk about—gut issues while traveling. Issues like constipation, diarrhea, gas, and bloating can flare up on-the-go, or even become worse during travel. Flying or being in a country without access to our “normal” diet or foods can exacerbate things, too.

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sunscreen

It’s no secret that the sun has a ton of health benefits, including helping our bodies manufacture vitamin D. But it’s hopefully just as well known by now that the sun can also be harmful (even deadly) if you don’t take the right precautions before being outside for a long period of time.

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beach picnic

Picnic season is FINALLY here!

My kids and I always struggle with enjoying picnics without overdoing it on the cheese and dessert. Everyone tends to eat more than they normally would because picnic food is always so good, but there’s no reason to go overboard. The key is moderation.

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