As we head into the summer season many of us are busy planning our holidays and thinking about trips to the cottage, beach or neighbourhood park with the kids. Unfortunately many of us don’t take the time to think about our health and what seasonal changes we should make that will keep ourselves and our families happy and healthy all summer long.
Summer heat puts stress on our bodies and there are some important changes we want to consider making that can really help us maximize our summer health. Thinking about what we put on and in our bodies in the coming months will help us maximize the most of warm and wonderful weather ahead and the time we will be spending with our families and friends.
Just as we think about putting away our winter sweaters and pulling out our spring clothes we also want to think about switching our supplements. With the changing season we want to consider what supplements we should swap and which we ones we should still take. We also want to think about skin care and what we are putting on our skin to protect it from the sun’s harmful rays.
This summer there are a number of new and exciting trends, everything from gluten free sunscreens to antioxidants like resveratrol, alpha lipoic acid, or olive leaf complex for natural protection against the sun. Canadians are also increasingly skipping soda and turning to new and more natural drinks like coconut water, maple water or super summer smoothies to stay hydrated this season.
There are many new trends for this coming summer season. The top five natural health trends that will be sizzling this summer include summer superfoods, natural hydration, natural skin care and ultimate summer supplements. As the season starts to change and the temperatures start to raise it is a great time to think about changes to your current health care routine.