Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure, cut the risk of heart attack and stroke - and even prolong life, a study suggests.

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night. - Steve Martin

7 Little-Known Benefits of Sunlight

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. - James M. Barrie

Tips For Getting Your Family Outside

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, doctors are now beginning to agree with what moms have known for generations; being outside is good for your health. Here are some ways to get your family outside:

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

Helen Keller

Sunshine May Benefit Blood Pressure By Nicholas Bakalar Studies have shown that in people with mild hypertension, blood pressure tends to be lower in the summer than in the winter, and that both average blood pressure and the incidence of cardiovascular disease tend to increase with distance from the equator.

Safest Reusable Water Bottle Choice: The best way to choose a water bottle to avoid BPA and other toxins, is to select the right one for your needs and use it correctly. Here are the prevalent reusable container options:

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Green Water Bottles and Now The PlantBottle Soda Bottle

With beverage companies becoming much more aware of their ‘carbon’ footprint, and in a race to be the ‘most green’ many companies are in a hurry to green up their bottles. 

Volvic’s new bottle offers a 38 percent lower packaging carbon footprint and a 16 percent lower total lifecycle footprint than the previous 50cl Volvic bottle. This reduction is achieved by incorporating 25 percent recycled plastic from previously used bottles and using the new plant-based plastic.

Is tap water as safe as bottled water?

Answers from Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. Tap water and bottled water are generally comparable in terms of safety. So the choice of tap or bottled is mostly a matter of personal preference. Read More

Water Helps Energize Muscles. Cells that don’t maintain their balance of fluids and electrolytes shrivel, which can result in muscle fatigue. When muscle cells don’t have adequate fluids, they don’t work as well and performance can suffer.

10 Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

BY : A large glass of lemon water, it balances PH, keeps your skin clear and glowing, it kick starts your digestive system, helps with weight loss, and helps to control your coffee habit. Lemon is also a natural energizer, it hydrates and oxygenates the body so it feels revitalized and refreshed!