My Healthy Lifestyle - July 2013

MHLbannersmallWelcome to Your July Newsletter
Find out what your online newsletter has to
say on the subject of UV rays and you
July is UV Safety Awareness Month and it's the perfect time to think about what you can do to avoid overexposure to the sun and reduce your risk of skin cancer. You'll learn about effective strategies for protecting yourself against UVA and UVB rays, including some good ideas related to your eyes. Find out how you can stay healthier during your summer travels. Learn an interesting lesson from Bolivia and McDonald's. And be sure to read about how what you eat and drink can help the health and appearance of your skin and hair. READ MORE

It's UV Safety Month
And there's no time like summer to think about the sun
July is UV Safety Month, a good time to raise our awareness about skin cancer in general and about the effects of ultraviolet radiation in particular. Be sure to put the articles on protecting yourself in this issue of My Healthy Lifestyle on the top of your summer reading list. READ MORE

What You Should Know About UV Radiation
Here comes the sun – make sure you're ready for it
Most of us hope for those sunny days in the summer, but too much of a good thing … can be a bad thing. Find out what you should know and what you should do to protect you and your family from the sun's ultraviolet rays. READ MORE

Keep Your Eyes on This Information
UV rays affect our eyes as well as our skin: here's what to do
When we think of being out in the summer sun, protecting our skin with sunscreen, broad-rimmed hats and shade comes to mind. But it's important to make sure you are also protecting your eyes. READ MORE

Thoughts from the Chair: What the Bolivians Can Teach Us about Healthier Eating
Why the people of Bolivia said "Si" to health and "No" to McDonald's
Bolivia is the only place in North, Central and South America where you won't find the golden arches. Find out why they've resisted the lure of fast food and opted to support their local food producers. READ MORE

Foods That Taste Good and Help You Look Good
Nutrients that help you fight back against damage from the summer sun
Summer is a time for backyard cookouts and a lot of fresh, local fruits and vegetables. But it's also a time when increased exposure to the sun and water can damage your skin and hair. The good news is that there are some delicious foods that can help. READ MORE

Hitting the Road This Summer
Some helpful tips as you head out on your vacation
Summer remains the prime time for family vacations and no matter how you get to your destination, you'll want to arrive and remain ready to enjoy this special time. Don't miss these tips on how a little preparation and thought can help you get the most out of your vacation. READ MORE

We're All Looking for Some Healthy Tips
Some cooling ideas for sunburned skin
In this issue you'll find easy and inexpensive home remedies for relieving the pain of minor sunburn. READ MORE

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