1. Eating vitamins is easy. The first fruits and veggies of the season include antioxidant champions rhubarb, cherries, beets and asparagus. In salads, pies, and especially straight up, they deliver health perks such as stronger immunity, a healthier heart, and reduced cancer risk.
2. It’s stroll season. A brisk walk not only invigorates, but also can help make up for a less than perfect diet. A study in the journal Obesity followed women with similar dietary risk factor for weight gain and found that those who walked about a mile every day had lower body mass indexes and smaller waists. Step to it!
3. Buds bring joy. The vibrant colors of spring blooms lift spirits and reduce stress by triggering spikes in serotonin-a truly natural high.