Archive | November, 2012
People who control their diabetes through diet, exercise & medicine are less at-risk for gum disease.

The Link Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Diabetics already have a lot to keep track of: blood sugar levels, nutrition, eyesight and weight loss or gain, just for starters. Unfortunately, people suffering from diabetes are also at higher risk for gum disease. Whether they’re type 1 or type 2, diabetics tend to get periodontal disease more easily and develop it earlier in […]

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Satisfy your holiday sweet tooth without doing too much damage to your teeth or your waistline

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Here’s a way to satisfy your holiday sweet tooth without doing too much damage to your teeth or your waistline. With a dose of pumpkin and some low-fat dairy, it’s a definite nutritional improvement over most traditional pies. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups broken gingersnap cookies 2 T vegetable oil 1/3 cup plus 2 T light […]

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