May 24, 2017
Follow these 5 steps to protect yourself from the sun.
When exercising outdoors, make sure you SLIP on some light-colored clothing. If possible, try wearing some long-sleeved shirts.
During the middle of the day the sunrays are the strongest. SLOP on sunscreen with a SPF of 15 or higher. For those individuals that are under medication, make sure you check with your doctor or pharmacist to find what SPF is better for you; some medications can increase the skin sensitivity.
Protect your ears, neck and face: SLAP on a wide rim hat.
SLIDE on sunglasses to protect your eyes.
Rule of thumb: Remember to use a sun protector (SPF) of at least 15 or higher, even on cloudy days.
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October 09, 2017
How much and what type of carbohydrate foods are important for managing your diet, especially if you have diabetes.
There are three main types of carbohydrates in food you should be aware of: starches (also known as complex carbohydrates), sugars and fiber. On the nutrition label, the term “total car…