Month: September 2011

Chocolate is the Antidote

Components of chocolate aid in the production of serotonin, which is responsible for the happy feelings in the pleasure center of the brain. Therefore, chocolate is a helpful antidote to stress and depression. Moreover, the flavonoids in chocolate have other health benefits. Have you ever heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away?… Read more »

Breathe Easier with Good Dental Health

From the flu to lung cancer, from asthma to emphysema, diseases of the lungs and respiratory system are rampant in our nation. While smoking, air pollution, and germs are primary causes of lung diseases, a study released this year found that gum disease is also a factor. While more research is necessary to determine the… Read more »

Dental Floss Cure to Bad Breath

With all of the breath mints, gums, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and other breath-freshening products on the market today, why do so many people have chronic bad breath? 32% percent of Americans cite bad breath as the least attractive trait of their co-workers. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be linked to a lack of proper… Read more »

Old Habits Live Strong

It’s the beginning of the school year again. Within the next few weeks, you and your children will be settling in to routines that will likely set the tone for the rest of the year. Now is the time to establish habits that are smart, helpful, and healthy. They say old habits die hard. Another… Read more »