Monthly Archives: July 2012

Coconut Water vs. Sports Drinks

Jul, 25, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

Coconut water seems to be the new craze amongst athletes nowadays. So, lets look at which is better for you after a workout at the gym, coconut water or sports drinks. Is Coconut Water Better Than Sports Drinks After  Exercising? Some brands of coconut water are marketed as “sports drinks,” claiming to be a low-cal way to replace …

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Recommended daily SPF use

Jul, 20, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

Do you find yourself a bit confused looking at the store shelf deciding which is the best sun protection factor (SPF) to use on y0urself and your family? After much research, the recommendation from numerous experts such as Dr. Oz is: A sun protection factor (SPF) 15 sunscreen with ultraviolet A (UVA) coverage is just …

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Hydration Tips for the Summer

Jul, 08, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

Summertime brings outside games, yard work, camping, swimming, trips to the beach, and long bike rides beneath the summer sun. In the heat of all the fun, however, it’s extremely important to pay close attention to your body, specifically when it comes to being hydrated. Average adults lose more than ten cups of fluids per …

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