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National Physical Activity Month

This is the second year that we celebrate May as National Physical Activity Month. This day was created in order to encourage Americans to make physical activity a part of every day life. Exercising is necessary to remain healthy and prevents a variety of chronic diseases. It can be challenging to find a way to include exercise in our daily schedules but there are simple ways to increase physical activity that you may not have thought of before. This month, try a new activity and aim to make exercise a part of your daily life.

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National Healthy Kids Day

Today is National Healthy Kids Day. While it’s important that we teach our kids about healthy living all year long, this day reminds us to keep up the education. It’s also a great reminder for us parents about why healthy living is so important. Have fun outside with your kids today and take some time to teach them how to make a delicious healthy recipe or two.

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5 Unique Uses for Coconut Oil {Tasty Links}

The benefits and uses of coconut oil are virtually endless. When consumed, coconut oil can positively affect our hormones, improve how we handle blood sugar and boost thyroid function to increase metabolism, energy and endurance. While consuming it in food has its benefits, there are plenty of ways you can use coconut oil in your every day life that don’t involve cooking.