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Ways to have a healthy, active and safe summer.

While summer brings lots of healthy opportunities like farm fresh produce, more time outdoors and relaxing vacations, there are also summer health risks. Here are ways to have a healthy, active and safe summer.

Eat fresh, grow fresh and live fresh

Summer brings a bounty of fresh, local produce perfect for a family BBQ, celebration or just an everyday weekday dinner. Try lightening up your dishes and teach kids about balancing summer treats with healthy eats.

Get outside

Warm summer weather is a perfect time to get outside and be more active.

Safety

Insect stings and bites

Along with warmer temperatures, summer is also the season of bug bites and bee stings. Protect yourself and your family and know how to avoid bites and stings.