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Delicious Recipes for Summer

Delicious Recipes for Summer

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / Recipes

A ménage of delicious flavours, this recipe may not be a quickie, but the dressing is well worth the effort! Get your Greens, Summer Salad: Serves 4 . Salad ingredients: 4 cups of baby romaine 2 handfuls of pea shoots, chop off the ends 2 large leaves of Kale, chopped into bite sized pieces...


Top 20 Ways to Boost Your Immunity

Top 20 Ways to Boost Your Immunity

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Diet / General

1) Take a vitamin D supplement every day. Check our Vitamin D guide for details about choosing the proper dosage. . 2) Get as much sunlight as you can for as late into the year as you can manage. Even getting sunlight on just your face helps produce more vitamin D in your body. . 3)...


Irreversible Damage To Teeth Caused By Sports And Energy Drinks

Irreversible Damage To Teeth Caused By Sports And Energy Drinks

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet

A recent study published in the May/June 2012 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, found that an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth...


Coconut oil may combat tooth decay

Coconut oil may combat tooth decay

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay. It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into commercial dental care products, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology’s Autumn Conference at the University of Warwick....


Five Foods That Can Help Improve Your Digestion

Five Foods That Can Help Improve Your Digestion

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet

(NaturalNews) Digestive upset is one of the most prolific, chronic conditions people suffer from today — and in many cases, digestive disorders are a direct result of eating a poor diet composed of processed, genetically-modified (GM), and dead foods. And if you are one of the many millions...


Something sweet that’s actually good for your teeth…?

Something sweet that’s actually good for your teeth…?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Diet / Oral Hygiene

WHAT???? Xylitol? Xylitol is a sweet-tasting naturally occurring sweetener which is low in calories and dentally friendly. Xylitol was first discovered by German chemist, Emil Fischer in 1891 and has been used as a sweetener in food since the 1960s. Xylitol is a substance similar in appearance...


Cravings?  You might be deficient in some important nutrients…

Cravings? You might be deficient in some important nutrients…

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

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The Best New Way to Bring Your Lunch

The Best New Way to Bring Your Lunch

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / Recipes

I'll admit it—my workday lunches can get pretty boring. I always think I'm going to finally make use of all those delicious recipes I've been pinning away, but then nighttime rolls around and I'm too busy watching really important things like The Bachelorette and Vampire Diaries. And then...


Gluten-free, it’s not just trendy!

Gluten-free, it’s not just trendy!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Diet / General

Walking through your local supermarket or health food stores these days, you are bound to see gluten-free products highlighted, with fancy labels on everything from crackers to skin care. Gluten-free seems to be all the rage, but is it just another passing trend? Vega is here to explain why...


25 Clever Ideas to make life easier

25 Clever Ideas to make life easier

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn't I think of that?! We guarantee you'll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). . ....


The Tragic Mistake That Now Threatens 1 Out of Every 3 Bites You Eat

The Tragic Mistake That Now Threatens 1 Out of Every 3 Bites You Eat

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Diet / General

By Dr. Mercola . Honey bees are the angels of agriculture, but they’re disappearing at a startling rate in a mysterious phenomenon dubbed Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). . Since 2007, North American honey bees are literally disappearing without a trace. There are no massive dead bee...


Why do you yawn?  (It’s not what you think…)

Why do you yawn? (It’s not what you think…)

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Diet / General

By Dr. Mercola Yawning is usually associated with boredom or being tired, but new research suggests there’s far more to this behavior than meets the eye.The first clue that yawning serves a much greater purpose? We do it involuntarily, like breathing, and it starts even before we’re born (as...


ACID ATTACK! Is your diet destroying your teeth?

ACID ATTACK! Is your diet destroying your teeth?

We have all heard the story about how a tooth will dissolve when placed in a glass of COLA. If you have ever wondered about the answer…it is TRUE! Everyday our teeth are exposed to whatever we eat or drink. . ACID ATTACK is a major cause for tooth wear and dental decay. Plaque produces ACID...


Little Sunshine Mistakes that Can Give You Cancer Instead of Vitamin D

Little Sunshine Mistakes that Can Give You Cancer Instead of Vitamin D

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

By Dr. Mercola Unfortunately, due to decades of professional and media misinformation, the typical American believes they should avoid the midday sun and need to use sunscreen before, and several times during, sun exposure. Unfortunately, this is a prescription for minimizing vitamin D levels...


Most Powerful Food Combinations

Most Powerful Food Combinations

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet

By: Adam Baer Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast? And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ...


The casings of most sausages and hot dogs are made out of dissolved, homogenized cowhides which are extruded into a solid tube

The casings of most sausages and hot dogs are made out of dissolved, homogenized cowhides which are extruded into a solid tube

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

(NaturalNews) Originally, sausages were made by stuffing an animal’s pureed internal organs into its intestines. As sausages shifted from a locally made food to a mass-produced industrial product, it became infeasible to make all sausages with traditional intestine casings. Some sausages are...


Dental Health Experts At Nationwide Children’s Hospital Remind Parents About Scheduling Toddlers For Dental Visits

Dental Health Experts At Nationwide Children’s Hospital Remind Parents About Scheduling Toddlers For Dental Visits

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Dental IQ / Diet / Kids / Oral Hygiene

While infants under 12 months old may only have a few teeth, experts say they should been seen by a dentist within the first year of life. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s revised guidelines on infant oral health recommend infants 6 to 12 months old should to be seen by a...


Foods that look like body parts – they’re good for you

Foods that look like body parts – they’re good for you

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet

Every child has heard the healthy-eating mantra “You are what you eat.” But there may be a closer resemblance between good-for-you grub and your body than you thought. We found 10 foods that mirror the body parts they provide nutrients for—for example, brain-boosting walnuts actually look like...


Your Tongue is Trying to Talk to you

Your Tongue is Trying to Talk to you

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Diet / General

Go to a mirror and look for these potential signs of toxicity… . Crack Down the Middle of the Tongue A midline crack not reaching the tip of your tongue indicates that you have a weak stomach an digestive function is not what it should be. As a result, you could be lacking some essential...


Whole Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Seeds – The Importance of Preparation

Whole Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Seeds – The Importance of Preparation

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet

Whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds need to be correctly prepared otherwise we risk imbalanced health There are many benefits from including whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds in the diet. They are abundant in proteins, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and fibre and are a good source...


Why do my gums bleed?

Why do my gums bleed?

What are bleeding gums? This may seem like a very straightforward question, but bleeding gums can mean much more than the obvious. Bleeding gums can be a precursor to serious conditions like gingivitis and periodontal disease. If your gums bleed when you brush your teeth, you could be on the...


Unique Sweetener Supports Oral Health

Unique Sweetener Supports Oral Health

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Diet / General

By Carolyn Pierini, CLS CNC Early in the last century, pioneers in the area of health and longevity almost universally agreed that sugar was the bane of our existence, and that it needed to be totally eliminated from the diet. Despite early warnings, US sugar consumption has steadily increased....


Two worst foods for your weight

Two worst foods for your weight

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For people trying to lose weight, here’s the good news: Nutrition researchers have scoped out the enemy. Turns out potato chips and soda are the top waistline assassins. . Everyone knows to cut back on junk food, but in a recent large study examining what foods were most associated with...


10 best foods for your looks

10 best foods for your looks

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You can slather yourself from your forehead to your pinkie toe in organic lotions, but if you think that alone will make you glow, we have some bad news. From its well documented health benefits to its undeniable impact on physical beauty, good nutrition is the pillar of every kind of...


Maybe Flings isn’t the best snack for your child?

Maybe Flings isn’t the best snack for your child?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

Monosodium Glutamate, or MSG as it is most commonly known as, is found in almost all convenience foods, fast foods and processed foods. It is used as a flavour enhancer in cheap, processed foods to make their taste more appealing. While making bland foods taste more appealing, this...


Coconut Oil – best for cooking!

Coconut Oil – best for cooking!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet

9 Things you can do with Coconut oil 1. For cooking at high heat. Coconut oil has earned itself abone fidehealth halo, which you can read about here. Because some oils are not safe at high temperatures, I've swapped in coconut for a lot of my roasting, and some frying. I have tried and liked it...


Don’t Be Tricked by Advertising

Don’t Be Tricked by Advertising

If you really want to give your baby a head start in life by improving their social standing and guaranteeing their happiness, start feeding them Coca-Cola, Pepsi and other sugary carbonated beverages at the earliest age possible. Even babies as young as a few months old will enjoy the...


Foods that help protect your teeth and gums

Foods that help protect your teeth and gums

A beautiful smile and healthy mouth actually can come from in addition to regular brushing and flossing a daily diet that does not lack the essential vitamins and minerals that make vital contributions to a persona's oral health. Many people overlook the importance of good nutrition in...


So many reasons to avoid SUGAR!

So many reasons to avoid SUGAR!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Diet / Oral Hygiene

Not only is sugar really bad for your teeth and one of the main reasons for cavities, it’s also the cause of many other health problems! READ MORE… 76 Additional Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health In addition to throwing offyour body’s homeostasis and wreaking havoc onyour metabolic processes,...


10 Facts about Oral Health care you never know

10 Facts about Oral Health care you never know

New born babies have no caries forming bacteria. In fact, it is the babies mother who transmits the plaque forming bacteria by blowing on food before feeding and kissing the babies mouth Saccharine Sodium which is generally used as a sweetening agent in toothpaste is 500 times sweeter than...