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5 Things To Do in May

This Month's Topic - Nourish Your Skin

1. Explore These Websites

Applying suncreen - courtesy of The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov).Fun and informative, this interactive skin cancer site will leave you feeling confident, so much so that you can actually try out ‘working’ at a clinic at the end. Make sure your audio is on as well.

How much do you know about the largest organ of your body—skin? Answer these 14 questions and see how well you score against other quiz takers. At the bottom right of the quiz window you can select “off” the “auto next question” feature so that you can take time to read more information about the correct answer.

From the American Academy of Dermatology, this website has lots to offer. Explore wrinkle remedies, tips for healthy hair, and skin care on a budget. Don’t delay—take care of your skin today!

2. Try These Games

Play these three short games to reinforce your new skills about skin health.

Cancer Quest: Save the Surfer

Biological Jigsaw Puzzles

Pick A Part: The Skin

3. Track Your Food and Fitness

SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze and track your diet and physical activity. Find out what and how much to eat; track foods, physical activities and weight; and personalize with goal setting, virtual coaching and journaling.

4. Try This App

EPA’s SunWise UV IndexiOS and Android– Provides a daily and hourly forecast for expected UV intensity.

5. Try the Featured Recipes

This month’s recipes feature skin-healthy ingredients.

Salmon with Mango Salsa
Salmon with Mango Salsa

Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges
Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

 Pineapple Mango Smoothie
Pineapple Mango Smoothie

Berry Good Smoothie
Berry Good Smoothie

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This project is supported by the Rural Health & Safety Education Competitive Grant Program of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), grant number 2013-46100-21467.

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