Oral Hygiene

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Practicing good hygiene is a must fo ryour health, especially if you want to keep your mouth clean. By not practicing good hygiene, bacteria can end up living in your mouth, in the form of cavities, gingivitis and plaque. You also will find it harder to feel confident when socialising. So take these tips in and apply them! When brushing your teeth remember these three tips: Brush your tongue. This removes bacteria and will help freshen your breath. Clean the inside  of your front teeth using the tip of your toothbrush. Brush the chewing surfaces, inner surfaces and outer tooth surfaces.

Healthy Diet Foods

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There are plenty of healthy foods out there today to choose from and we’re giving you three of the best which are all available to buy from your local grocery store or supermarket for a relatively low cost. If you want to get some healthy fat and protein, then our first option is great; pumpkin seeds. Pumpkins seeds are known to be really good for you and they have some substance so try replacing a chocolate bar with a handful of pumpkin seeds if you’re looking to start a diet, it’s certainly an adequate replacement. Another great type of food for your diet, if you’re... Read More »

Cutting Salt Out of Your Diet

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Salt intake should only be ideally one teaspoon a day, but with the types of food the average person eats, the majority are horrifically over their recommended sodium intake. When selecting foods to eat, choose fruit and vegetables as much as possible as they are low in sodium content. This is the same for canned and frozen fruits/vegetables also. Try and eat fresh meats over packaged meats. Packaged meats contain more sodium, and of course… Fresh is always better!If you are worried about your salt intake, check food labels when doing your weekly shop. Manufacturers are legally required to let you know exactly how much... Read More »

Tea Thyme For That Annoying Cough

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Thyme has been used for centuries, and was even used during The Black Death. A plague that peaked in Europe from 1346-1353, during that time, and in other incidents of the plague thereafter, people would gather to burn large bundles of thyme to ward off the disease, or carry pockets of thyme on them. Indeed, thyme does have anti-microbial properties, but we’re not warding off any plague here-just your cough. Thyme relaxes the muscles of the trachea and bronchi, and also opens up airways. The result is less coughing, and increased comfort. Meaning a better you! You will need a handful of fresh thyme sprigs... Read More »

Why We Love Vitamin K!

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Vitamin K is great for your heart – Vitamin K2 helps to prevent hardening of the arteries, which is a common factor in coronary artery disease and heart failure. Extensive research suggests vitamin K2 may help to keep calcium out of your artery linings and other body tissues, where it can cause damage. Vitamin K can help prevent cancer – A study in 2003 in the International Journal of Oncology, found that treating lung cancer patients with vitamin K2 slowed the growth of cancer cells, and previous studies have shown benefit in treating leukemia. In an August 2003 study published in the Alternative Medicine Review... Read More »