Mangoes – About a cup of mangoes supplies 100% of your Vitamin C, 1/3 of your Vitamin A, a decent dose of blood-pressure-lowering potassium and 3 grams of fiber. Bonus: Mangoes are one of the fruits least likely to have pesticide residue.
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Cheerful people have fewer heart attacks, fewer strokes, and better cholesterol levels.
Keep your mouth healthy and your smile sparkling bright by choosing a well-balanced diet with a variety of foods, including, vegetables and fruits, whole grains, lean proteins and low-fat dairy products.
Good oral hygiene is important, not only for looks, but for general health as well. Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more.
More than 50% of Americans have gum disease; if you are one of them, your dental cleaning is not “just a cleaning.” Patients will often ask their hygienist, “What’s the difference between periodontal maintenance and a regular cleaning?”
Toothpaste is important to oral health because it helps remove plaque and bacterial build-up on teeth and fight periodontal (gum) disease. Most toothpaste also contains fluoride, which strengthens tooth enamel and fights cavities.
During pregnancy, it’s more important than ever to be a diligent brusher and flosser. Why? Because those crazy pregnancy hormones leave your mouth more vulnerable to bacteria and plaque, both of which can make your already sensitive gums...