Coconut Oil as Sunscreen? YES, Without Harmful Chemicals

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According to interesting info I receive from coconutresearchcenter.org, they claim that coconut oil is the original suntan/sunscreen lotion. It amazes me how many uses there are for health in regards to coconut oil, but with regard to sunscreen, generally sunscreens we use have chemicals like oxybenzone, that disrupt the hormone system and certainly are not […]

How To Stay Safe In Extreme Heat And Humidity

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What Is Extreme Heat? Conditions of extreme heat are defined as summertime temperatures that are substantially hotter and/or more humid than average for location at that time of year. Humid or muggy conditions, which add to the discomfort of high temperatures, occur when a “dome” of high atmospheric pressure traps hazy, damp air near the […]

Be Beautiful And Tan This Summer While Saving Your Skin Using Self-Tanner!

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Color billboards and glossy magazine advertisements for tanning salons are everywhere. While each has a slightly different image, all are similar in nature — a beautiful, deeply tanned figure, slathered in oil and wearing very little, smiles provocatively with a ‘come hither’ look. And for just an instant, onlookers picture themselves lying on a tropical […]

Caution: Hot Weather Workouts

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Well, it’s about time the sunshine and warmer temperatures made it to Michigan. Like me, most fitness minded mid-westerners have been waiting months for outdoor exercise; bootcamp, swimming, biking, hiking, walking or running club – basically anything that happens outside to workout and energize our body and mind.  To avoid being side-lined during your outdoor […]