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Oral Care

Oral HPV: Another Reason to Brush and Floss

As if having sweet-smelling breath weren't reason enough to brush and floss every day, here's another reason: there's a study showing that people with good oral hygiene are less likely to have human p…

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Sugar Alcohols: Sugar That’s Good For Your Teeth?

For many decades, sugar alcohols have been popular alternatives to sugar. They look and taste like sugar, but have fewer calories and fewer negative health effects. In fact, many studies show that sug…

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8 Health Benefits of Antioxidant-Rich Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is best known for treating skin injuries, such as burns and sores, but may also have several other therapeutic prop…

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How Sweet Potato Proteins May Help Prevent Cancer

Sweet potatoes can be considered a superfood. They are one of the healthiest and cheapest vegetables on the planet. (And one day, perhaps, even off the planet, as NASA has chosen the sweet potato for …

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11 Easy Tips for Natural Tooth Care

How to keep your teeth clean and bright and your breath smelling sweet? Regular brushing and flossing are essential, of course, but there’s even more you can do. Whether you're stuck in a situation wh…

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10 Reasons to Eat More Carrots

Carrots are more than a tasty addition to soups, salads and juices. They are also good for your body’s overall health, especially that of the skin, eyes, digestive system and teeth! So if the sweet…

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The Best and Worst Ways to Treat a Toothache

It's unfortunate that you can't schedule a toothache. If that were possible,  I certainly wouldn't have opted for the late Friday evening time slot. Faced with two agonizing days ahead of me before I …

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Natural Cures for Chapped Lips

Forget the falling leaves and shorter daylight hours. The sure-fire sign of autumn for me is chapped lips. The skin on lips cracks in cold, dry weather. So combine dropping temperatures with rising…

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6 Superpower Foods For Healthy Teeth & Gums

We all know that oral care is important, and holistic oral care goes way beyond brushing and flossing. With alternative therapies such as oil pulling, and homemade solutions such as herbal mouthwash, …

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13 Clever Uses for Vodka (Besides Making a Martini)

I can't think of a better use for vodka than in Oprah's lemon drop martini. But I'm not a big drinker, and have had the same bottle of vodka in my fridge for the last two years. So, I'm glad there'…

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