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You Can Eat a Vegetarian Diet & Keep a Healthy Smile

Some research shows eating a vegetarian diet can help prevent cancer, lower cholesterol, reduce weight and decrease the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. These diets frequently contain less fat and fewer calories, along with more fiber and nutrients like potassium and vitamin C. In spite of those advantages, there can be potential […]

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5 Smile-Friendly Ways to Live Longer

Life expectancy has gone way up in the last century. People born in the U.S. today can expect to live an average of nearly 80 years. While good genes are important to longevity, healthy behaviors are actually more influential in helping people survive into old age. Many of the same practices that can help you […]

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Do Dental Probiotics Really Keep Your Mouth Healthy?

You’ve heard how probiotics can help your gut health, but did you know they may also improve the health of your teeth and gums? Dental probiotics, just like the kind of probiotics used to boost digestive health, help balance the amount of good and bad bacteria in your mouth. In fact, oral probiotics may help […]

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10 Ways to Help Others During COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has put our world into pandemic and left many of us feeling helpless and wondering, “How can we help?” Health and safety are top priorities for a great deal of Americans. Spending time in a large crowd or doing hands-on volunteering may seem risky, so it’s time to get creative! There are […]

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Healthy Piña Colada Smoothie

Enjoy this refreshing piña colada smoothie as a quick breakfast or sip it leisurely on the patio. You’ll have a hard time believing a drink this tasty is also healthy and filling. This tropical treat is packed with vitamin C, calcium and potassium to help strengthen teeth and keep gums healthy.  Ingredients ½ medium ripe […]

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Easy Grilled Chicken with Homemade Dry Rub

This perfect blend of spices adds a new level of flavor to juicy grilled chicken breasts. The grilled chicken breast is rich in protein and phosphorus for strong teeth. And, unlike barbecue sauces, the dry rub recipe for chicken enhances the taste without adding cavity-causing sugar.  Ingredients:    1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon ground […]

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3 Reasons Giving Back Is Good for Your Heart Health

Do you remember cutting out construction paper hearts at school each February? Your scissors traced each half until a perfect heart fluttered onto your desk. You’d repeat this until you had enough hearts to glue on a mailbox filled with Valentine’s Day cards. After picking out the right card for each classmate, how did you […]

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5 Wellness Tips to Keep Employees Engaged All Year Long

“This is the year. Starting January 1, I’m going to eat healthy, hit the gym 7 times a week and meditate every day,” says everyone every New Year. I would never discourage ambitious goal-setting, but doesn’t it feel a little overwhelming all at once? Remember that you now must execute all these lofty resolutions in […]

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Prickly pear cactus is delicious and packed with nutrients. Learn the best restaurants to try prickly pear in Arizona and the health benefits it can provide.

Prickly Pear is Everywhere! The Health Benefits of Eating Cactus

Not only is cactus edible, but this prickly plant is also a great source of nutrients and hydration. Because of their desert climate, it’s essential that cacti are good at storing water. That means they’re also good at hydrating us. And because they’re high in fiber, full of antioxidants, and packed with carotenoids, cactus can […]

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Can lemon water harm teeth

Can Lemon Water Harm Your Teeth?

There’s nothing better than a tall glass of water when you’re thirsty. Adding a slice of lemon can make it an even more inviting beverage to sip. A little flavoring in our water often makes it tastier, helping us stay hydrated. But, have you ever stopped to wonder how lemon water affects your tooth enamel? […]

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