Americans are obsessed with beautifully white teeth. But that doesn’t stop us from indulging in our morning coffee or the occasional glass of vino – both of which are known to counter all our whitening efforts. But how serious is this staining, and what can we do about it? When it comes to wine, both red and white (and all colors in between) can stain teeth. All contain acid, which can etch our tooth enamel and leave it vulnerable to … [Read more...] about Does Wine Really Stain Your Teeth?
Intrepid Parent! Even though you managed to whip up the best Thanksgiving Day meal of your life in November, the oh-so-subtle flip of the calendar to December informs us that you’re in for even more work this month – and a lot of it is going to involve gift shopping. Since ideas are sometimes hard to come by, we came up with a few ideas for you to test out this holiday season. Each gift has a health focus, and is something your young children … [Read more...] about Fun and Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas For Young Kids
With the holiday season fast approaching, the race is on to meaningful gifts that’ll surprise your loved one and let them know you care. And, since good ideas are hard to come by, we decided to ease the pain a little and put together a few ideas! Each gift has the recipient’s health in mind, and is so universal that anyone on your list can appreciate it. Ready to get pickin’? Here we go! Professional Kitchen Scale A key component of … [Read more...] about Healthy, Fun, and Practical Holiday Gift Ideas
180 pounds of candy donated! Thank you, thank you, thank you for your contribution to service members' care packages. We (and your teeth) thank you. 👏👏👏 … [Read more...] about Candy Collected 2019
In the United States, November is a month of celebration and change. Sundays are filled with football; plans for Thanksgiving preoccupy our minds; and for most of us, temperatures edge closer to freezing. In the spirit of these two themes (celebration and change), we’re offering a few dead-simple, good-for-you food switcheroos to help you celebrate! Thanksgiving Snacks Set the Stage When it comes to ingraining good habits early on, … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Snacks Kids Will Crave Their Whole Lives
25.8 million children and adults in the United States – 8.3% of the population – have diabetes. And not too far behind those 25.8 million are the estimated 79 million Americans with prediabetes. What's worse, the increasing prevalence of Type II diabetes has become so staggering, the International Diabetes Foundation has begun to term Diabetes on the whole as “The Global Burden.” Diabetes is a serious illness, and its complications are manifold. … [Read more...] about November is American Diabetes Month