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Iowa Sunshine Benefits Your Smile

By Jill Feilmeier on June 23, 2015 in Healthy Living

Lady smiling

The heat is finally here!

Soaking up the Iowa sun is a surefire way to make any person smile. But did you know the rays actually benefit your grin?

Sun contains natural vitamin Dan essential vitamin for healthy bones and teeth. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium, another crucial vitamin for teeth. It also benefits your muscles, and helps your immune system fight bacteria and viruses.

So, if you're hitting the pool remember to protect your lips and skin with sunscreen. And, while you bask in the sun, make sure to stay hydrated – drink plenty of H2O!