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  • 13 Tips for Staying Healthy This Summer

    [caption id="attachment_1445" align="alignleft" width="424" caption="Stay Healthy In The Summer"]Staying Healthy[/caption]

    Summer is here, and that means a lot of tennis, golf, swimming, hiking and biking. It also means a lot of burgers, ice cream and snacks. Stay healthy with these 13 tips from The Diet Detective:

    Don't Eat When You're Thirsty

    We often mistake thirst for hunger, especially during the warm months. Don't eat when what you really want is to drink. Always ask yourself if you are really hungry.

    Watch What You Drink

    High-calorie beverages like soda, whole milk, juices, alcohol and sugared iced tea can add unwanted and under-appreciated calories. Drink water with lemon or mint, or try seltzer or unsweetened iced tea. Tea is loaded health benefits. Read more about tea here.

    Bike Instead of Drive

    Save gas, and get some exercise. A 155-pound person riding at a leisurely 10 to 12 mph can burn 423 calories in just one hour or about seven calories per minute. For more info, visit

    Go Hiking offers thousands of day hikes, while lists local hikes around the United States. is the U.S. government's outdoors guide to everything from hiking, canoeing, kayaking, water-skiing and rock climbing to wildlife observation and caving.

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