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No Sugar-Coating the Health Risks of Hidden Sugar

We all know that sugar poses a threat to our teeth. Sugar feeds certain bacteria in the mouth, and the byproduct is acid that eats away the teeth enamel. As a recent column by an Australian dentist and cooking-show participant points out, however, people are often unaware just how much sugar they consume. The hidden [...]

Lack of Sleep Associated with Distracted Eating

It’s long been established that poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of weight gain, but now a new study shows that there’s an unsuspected mechanism that links the two: distracted eating. The Link Between Distracted Eating and Poor Sleep Distracted eating is when you eat or drink a beverage besides water while doing [...]

By |December 17th, 2015|Food, Sleep Apnea|

Sugar-Free Drinks Just As Damaging to Teeth

According to a new report released by the University of Melbourne, sugar-free drinks can be just as damaging to your teeth as drinks with sugar. This is a good reminder that, despite the damaging potential of sugar, “sugar-free” does not necessarily mean “healthy.”   No Significant Difference with Sugar Free Drinks [...]

Four Essential Vitamins to Help with Bone Healing around Dental Implants

Dental implants are a remarkable technology, but they depend on your body to build bone around them. In order to do that, your body, in turn, depends on you to make sure you get enough nutrients to fuel the process of bone building. When you’re recovering from the dental implant procedure, consider increasing [...]

Should You Consider a Sugar Detox?

With repeated warnings from the Australian Dental Association (ADA), and the significant health effects seen in That Sugar Film, many people are alarmed enough at the impact of sugar on health that they are considering going through a sugar detox, cutting added sugars out of their diet completely. There are certainly [...]

By |August 27th, 2015|Food, Lifestyle|
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