With the warm weather the last couple of days, it is a good reminder that summer is fast approaching.  This week we are giving tips on how to take care of your body this summer.

Drink Lots of Water

  • Regulates body Temp
  • Aids in muscle function
  • Heart health
  • Healthier skin appearance
  • Flushing out environmental toxins

Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

  • Getting locally grown produce at Farmer’s Markets ensures the freshest food while supporting local farmers
  • Maximize mineral and nutrient intake by eating fresh, locally grown foods
  • Healthy fuel for your body to maintain body weight
  • Improves immune system function
  • And fresh food tastes amazing!

Enjoy Time Outside

  • Sunlight is needed to make Vitamin D
  • Sunlight Helps treat and prevent depression and some types of cancer
  • Sunburns can cause premature aging, cancer and dehydration so use sunscreen when outside for extended periods of time, clothing and shady areas

Stay Active

  • Improves immune system function
  • Maintains healthy weight
  • Overall wellness is improved with regular activity
  • Getting outside and out of our homes and gym to swim, bike, hike etc will be fun!

Down time

  • Take a break! After busy days, it’s important to give sore muscles a chance to relax and recover
  • Take a bath, read a good book, or have a massage to prevent chronic stress from negatively impacting your daily life.


Mercola (2012). Are You Making These Sunshine Mistakes?.

One:life (2012). 6 Benefits of Staying Hydrated.

Healthline (2013). 5 Benefits of Healthy Habits.

Mayo Clinic (2013). Chronic Stress Puts Your Health At Risk.

Mayo Clinic (2014). Exercise: 7 Benefits of Regular Physical Activity

Exercise: 5 Summertime Chiropractic Tips