Foods to Help Fight Sunburn, Insect Bites, and Other Summer Hazards

Some foods are great natural remedies for sunburn, insect bites, and other summer hazards

Summer is the perfect opportunity for spending time outdoors, but pesky problems such as bug bites and sunburns can put a damper on the season. During summertime, people often experience more intense allergies, the sun’s rays become more intense, and mosquitos are more likely to pester you while you grill for your family.

Luckily, there are precautions you can take before these hot-weather maladies ruin your day. Everybody knows that mosquito repellent and sunscreen are a must this time of year. But did you know that something as simple as the foods you eat can give you an extra layer of protection?

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Humans didn’t always have access to harsh chemicals like the ones in sunscreen and medicine. Natural remedies have been used for centuries as a barrier between the body and illness. Food is one of these natural remedies, and you can still use them in the modern day. While your summer won’t be any less sweaty, it will be a whole lot safer.


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