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Fatty foods have had a bad reputation. But, there is a big difference between unhealthy (saturated) fat and the healthy unsaturated variety. While deep fried and processed fatty foods are damaging to your health, your body does in fact need healthy fats for key cellular processes. Healthy unsaturated fats  have known health benefits for the heart, brain and blood pressure. They also help to reduce...
November 25, 2020
Good things do indeed come in small packages! Nuts and seeds are often overlooked as important health foods, but -they pack a mighty punch fighting disease-, including the nation’s number one killer, heart disease. If you are worried that nuts and seeds are too fattening to be included in your diet, you shouldn’t. While you should definitely avoid eating nuts to excess, adding nuts to the diet helps...
August 24, 2020
Nuts are a nutritious snack to help us make it to the next meal. A handful is meant to do the trick, but reaching for more is a common occurrence. Depending on the type, these crunchy nibbles are filled with heart healthy ingredients and even omega-3 fatty acids. They also have fiber, vitamins, minerals, and protein. Problem is that this good becomes bad when the calories and fat start to add up because...
November 7, 2018
Many people use harsh chemicals on their teeth to whiten them. Unfortunately, while they believe they are helping their smile, they are actually hurting it. Those chemicals that promise to whiten your smile are actually wiping away what protects your teeth from oral problems, such as tooth decay and gingivitis. One of the best ways to whiten AND protect your smile is to use exactly what will heal and...
April 4, 2018