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June 2021 set all sorts of records for warm temperatures across the Pacific NorthWest and with this month slipping away, only means July and more warm weather is right around the corner. Keeping your body hydrated and taking extra care of your skin is especially necessary with the rising temperatures. Although it should come as no surprise that water and sunscreen are summer essentials, you may find yourself with a sunburn or headache after a day at the beach or bike ride around the Seawall. In hopes to prevent dehydration and sunburns from affecting the many beach days, or outdoor workouts ahead, learning why this happens and finding suitable solutions will lead to perfect summer days to come.
With the summer quickly approaching and the sun shining brighter every day, smoothie season has arrived early! Smoothies are not only delicious and refreshing, but they’re also a great way to get your servings of greens, fruits, healthy fats, and proteins. At Modern Wellness Bar, we offer various smoothies to suit your taste preferences and cater to all of your health and nutrition needs. Check out our five favourite smoothies to get in Vancouver below.
Meet Dr. Jordana Aziz! She is Modern Wellness Bar’s Naturopathic Doctor, here to provide you with her expertise in Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Jordana will be contributing her knowledge and research to our blog about all things health and wellness. She will be conducting interactive webinars on today’s most pressing health topics. She will also open the floor for any questions about vitamins, supplements, and many other health topics!
Next up in our Wellness Series, we have Jordan from Bruce’s Roots! Jordan is a certified, registered holistic nutritionist specializing in plant-based diets and women’s wellness. She also runs the popular Instagram account, where she shares all her health tips, recipes, and mouthwatering food photos. Keep reading to learn more about Jordan from Bruce’s Roots!
Adding protein powder to your smoothies is a great way to get in extra protein! With so many different types and information out there, it’s essential to understand each kind’s pros and cons. Once you know, you will be able to decide what works best for you.
Valentine’s day is quickly approaching, and whether you like to celebrate it or not, Valentine’s day chocolate is everywhere! You may be thinking that eating chocolate will throw a wrench in your January detox. However, we’d argue the opposite. If you’re eating the right kind: real chocolate, not the kind loaded with sugar and additives, chocolate can be beneficial to your health. Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of chocolate.
During the wintertime, we’re missing that bright sunshine. This means we’re also missing a very important source of Vitamin D. At the same time, it is especially important during the wintertime, to protect us from cold and flu season. In short, our immune system needs Vitamin D most during the time where we lack the greatest natural source. But don’t worry there are ways to get your fix, we’ll tell you how and other reasons it’s important during this season.