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Children aren't likely to commit to a New Year's resolution, unless it has something to do with sharing their toys or not spending so much time playing Wii. But with rising childhood obesity rates, maybe it's time they started making healthy resolutions. See more
Listen to Dr. Mark Schlesinger, a dentist that believes an electric toothbrush should be in everyone's household because users find that it gives them a dentist-clean feeling and help maintain good dental hygiene.
For several decades, fluoride has been added to water in efforts to prevent tooth decay. However, many are rethinking the safety and success of such measures. Learn about the pros and cons of water fluoridation.
Of all the health problems that can plague us, those involving our teeth are probably the most preventable. Learn about the few simple habits that are all you need to maintain good oral hygiene.
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Science has proven that some foods can actually improve our moods. Would you choose these so-called happy foods over rich, bad-for-you comfort foods? You don't have to. We've replaced the naughty with nice in these favorites for you.
One way to stay committed to healthy eating is to give your kitchen a makeover. But don't just banish cookies from the pantry -- add these spices, spreads and oils to your eat-right arsenal.
Broccoli casserole and spinach quiche masquerade as health foods. They've got veggies, sure, but they're packed with cream, butter and cheese. You can make your favorite recipes and slim down with these ingredient swaps.
When you're trying to lose weight or help a family member slim down, every calorie counts. With some simple substitutions, you can trim excess calories and still make your favorite dishes. What can applesauce replace?
A nutritious and balanced diet is the most important thing to ensure that your child has a head start toward a healthy life. But which are the best? And which ones will they actually eat?
Just because fruits and veggies are available year-round doesn't mean they taste good year-round. Which produce should you buy only when it's in season?
It sounds like a greeting card, but health really is a gift. Whether you want to live a healthier lifestyle yourself or want to encourage healthier habits in others, there are some steps you can take now to get and stay on the right track.
Think anything that tastes good can't be good for you? Try adding olive oil to your diet. Learn how this delicacy affects your body and the specific ways it can improve your health.
There's more to vinegar's tangy flavor than meets the taste buds. Read all about this deliciously sour condiment and find out how to reap the health benefits it offers by adding it to your diet.
Yogurt has much to offer in the health department. It's an excellent source of bone-building calcium, helps boost the immune system, and relieves diarrhea. Learn the health benefits of yogurt.
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