Do Plant-Based Diets Improve Longevity?

 

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Consuming a plant-based diet not only makes for a more sustainable environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but also improves your longevity. Research done at the Loma Linda University School of Public Health for the July issue of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has identified food systems as a significant contributor to global warming. The Read More

 


Does A Healthy Lifestyle Really Add Years To Your Life?

 

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Can a healthy lifestyle really add years to your life? Yes, says a study by public health physicians at the University of Zuirich who documented – for the first time – the impact of behavioral factors on life expectancy in numbers. They conclude that you can live longer thanks to fruit, an active lifestyle, limited Read More

 


Got Gingivitis? Here’s What To Do!

 

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In a majority of cases, gingivitis is caused by plaque which is caused by improper and insufficient teeth cleaning, but there are also cases when plaque is not the only culprit. It is important to know about the  most common types of gingivitis and how to treat them. Some symptoms to look out for if Read More

 


Dental Tip – Can Aesthetic Dentistry Make You Happy?

 

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Before a patient decides to embark upon an aesthetic dental procedure, one of the things a dentist needs is the support of health psychologists to enhance their patients’ satisfaction with their appearance. A study by the British Psychological Society involved 60 participants that completed the Slade Body Satisfaction Scale as well as the Visual Analogue Read More

 


Faster Dental Treatment With New Photoactive Molecule

 

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In modern dentistry, amalgam fillings have become unpopular. Instead, white composite materials are more commonly used, which at first glance can hardly be distinguished from the tooth. The majority of these composites are based on photoactive materials that harden when they are exposed to light. But as the light does not penetrate very deeply into Read More

 


Nutrition Is An Integral Part Of Oral Health

 

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A report – published in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – states that nutrition is vital to a person’s oral health – and therefore to their overall health. For this reason, it is recommended that collaboration between oral health care professionals and registered dietitian nutritionists and dietetic technicians exists to promote oral health, disease Read More

 


What Are You Doing About Your Dry Skin?

 

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Typically, dry skin is caused by several things external and internal, and while the internal factors such as overall health are more to blame, they are also much easier to solve. Skin genetically prone to acne because of family medical history or the presence of asthma, atopic dermatitis and allergies is also prone to dryness. Read More

 


Can Cherry Juice Really Help Treat Insomnia?

 

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Tart cherry juice has many health benefits and is loaded with many important antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. Now a study suggests that drinking tart cherry juice in the morning and evening may help you sleep better. According to researchers from the Louisiana State University, drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice twice a day for two weeks Read More

 


The Power Of Brisk Walking

 

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Brisk walking has always been considered an excellent exercise to benefit a healthy lifestyle. The long-lasting benefits include strengthening your heart, keeping your weight in check, toning your legs, stomach and buttock muscles as well as providing energy and a happier mood. Researchers have learned that people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease who regularly Read More

 


Are You Drinking More Fructose Than You Think?

 

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If you are a soda drinker, you may be getting a higher dose of harmful sugar fructose than you thought. Researchers have found that popular beverages made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) – including Sprite, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper and Mountain Dew – all contain 50 percent more fructose than glucose. This is a Read More

 


STUDY – Can A Food Logo Make You Fat?

 

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Can a food logo for an unhealthy food contribute to a child’s obesity? Yes, according to research from Michigan State University. The research indicated that the more children are familiar with the logos and images of fast-food restaurants – as well as sodas and unhealthy snack food brands – the more likely they are to Read More

 


If Your Gums Were Bleeding What Would You Do?

 

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Bleeding gums are one of the worst oral problems. Bacteria invade your gums tissue around your teeth and cause them to become puffy and swollen. When aggravated, the gums will even bleed. Treating bleeding gums is a rather easy task if done right. All you need to do is take care of your oral hygiene. Read More

 


Are You Confusing Local Food With Organic Food?

 

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Local and organic products have seen increasing consumer demand over the last decade with sales of organic products reaching $26.7 billion in Canada in 2010, according to the Organic Trade Association, which promotes organic food producers and related industries. And in the United States, sales of organic products increased by 11.5 percent in 2013 to Read More

 


Itchy Skin Causes And The Solutions You Will Want To Know

 

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If you’ve ever suffered from itchy skin, you’ve experienced that irritating and uncomfortable feeling that makes you want to start scratching. This may be the result of a rash or a condition like psoriasis or dermatitis. It may also be the symptom of a disease like kidney failure or liver disease. Detergents and fabric cleaners Read More

 


How Much Do You Really Know About Garlic’s Health Benefits?

 

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Garlic – a well-known natural health remedy that is considered a super vegetable from the bulb family – has lots of great health benefits. Besides flavoring your food, garlic treats various ailments and is a natural way to reduce blood pressure, cholesterol levels and heart disease risk. Garlic Contents Garlic is rich in vitamin B6, Read More