Month: November 2011

An Apple a Day Keeps the Dentist Away?

You’ve probably heard that “an apple a day will keep the doctor away,” but what about the dentist? December 1st is “Eat a Red Apple Day,” so it’s time to focus on how the fruit can affect your dental health. Fresh fruit contains lots of healthy nutrients, and apples, in particular, come in many varieties,… Read more »

Health Benefits of Holiday Spices

Some of your favorite holiday spices can add flavor to your meals. However, they also have wonderful scents and health benefits. Cinnamon: Cinnamon has medicinal curing properties. It is linked to helping people with type 2 diabetes. Half a teaspoon of cinnamon daily can reduce your blood sugar level, triglycerides, LDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol… Read more »

National Family Caregivers Month

More than 65 million people in the U.S. regularly care for a sick or elderly loved one. These people, called caregivers, are honored during the month of November for National Family Caregivers Month. What is National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)? Family, friends, and neighbors who invest all of their free time to help their loved… Read more »

Top Influencers of Your Child’s Diet

Children are inclined to eat any food that looks yummy. Schools, television, and parents have a big influence on the food choices of kids. Many snacks, like sugary or fatty foods, as well as fast food, can harm their overall and dental health. Vending Machines Children spend a large portion of their day at school…. Read more »