Summer Time For Your Pets
Bugs, be gone!
You put insect repellent on yourself and your children before going outside, but your dog would also appreciate a break from flies and mosquitoes.
Veterinarians at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine remind us that pets can get bug-borne diseases such as Lyme and West Nile. Dogs can be treated with products containing permethrin, such as K-9 Advantrix or let them wear the BUZZ OFF bandana. Never use bug sprays designed for humans on pets.
Lose Weight With Chocolate?
Chocolate lovers finally catch a break after being frowned upon for decades. Recent research shows that eating chocolate five times a week or more can actually help you lose weight, improve heart health and control cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure levels.
Its health benefits stem from antioxidants that can help you absorb fewer calories from fat. Some diet tips:
Exercise Can Cause Enthusiasm
Everyone knows that habitual exercise is good for you, especially in the long term. But when considering physical activity, many people wonder what's in it for them right now. Immediate gratification would be a big plus.
You can have it, right now, today. A new study shows that people who get at least 15 minutes of physical activity during the day are more likely to be enthusiastic and excited about almost everything.
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As always, be sure to check with your dietician, nutritionist or primary care physician before going on any specific diet plan.
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