All people have more tiny bacteria living in their mouth now than there are people on this planet. If they make their home in your gums, you can end up with periodontal disease. This chronic, inflammatory disease can destroy your gums, all the tissues holding your teeth and even your bones.
While most of us know the basic do’s and don’ts of healthy eating, it can be difficult to follow a healthy diet when we’re busy, stressed, or just plain sick of salads and lean chicken.
Eating “rainbow food” refers to eating a colorful diet. For many of us, it may be easier and even more pleasing to eat monochromatic foods, especially tan, white, and brown foods, such as bread, rice, cheese, crackers, and other convenient foods that taste good but have less nutrients.
Hands up if you’d recently bought an air fryer, thinking that you can finally make guilt-free fried food.
Keeping up with your health and wellness is as simple as 1, 2, 3 or 120 over 80 if you’re monitoring your blood pressure. Numbers play an important part in tracking your health and the more you know, the better you will understand how to stay in a healthy range.
Adding about a third of a cup of fruit or vegetables to your daily diet could cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 25%, while higher consumptions of whole grains such as brown bread and oatmeal could cut the risk by 29%, according to two new studies published Wednesday in the journal BMJ.