Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Fish?

Fish. Buttery, lemony, pan-fried to perfection with a dill cream sauce over a nice rice pilaf … is your mouth watering yet? Or maybe you’re the breaded and fried and stick it on a sandwich type. Maybe you consider eating fish a rare treat, since it’s hard to cook just right, you don’t know what kind to buy, or you’re afraid of the mercury content. We hope after reading this, you’ll be a little more inclined to experiment with seafood. As they say, knowledge is power, and if it’s the power to eat more yummy seafood, we say that’s fin-tastic!… Read more

A Surprisingly Healthy Way to Warm Up Your February

February. Unless you’re a snowmobiler, skier, or ice-fisherman, it’s a month the rest of us wishes would pass as quickly as it begins. After all, frozen toes, creaky bones, and chapped lips aren’t usually physical afflictions one desires to endure on a daily basis. Despite the cold, though, there is always something about February that helps to melt away all that freeze and warm us up both inside and out – Valentine’s Day. And, of course … chocolate. And, get this! Would you believe it can actually be good for your teeth?…Read more

Brushing Without Toothpaste: Should You Even Bother?

It’s happened to all of us. You’re unpacking your travel bag after a long trip, and you’re dyin’ to get to bed. Eager to brush up and hit the rack, you grab your toothbrush, and aim for the toothpaste. Nothing. Groggy-eyed, you fumble around some more, searching. Still nothing. Looks like you forgot the toothpaste – again… Read more

Can Bad Oral Health Signal Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is in the news a lot lately, and for good reason. The illness, which infamously includes 300+ symptoms ranging from abdominal distress to irritability and depression, is caused by a severe intolerance to gluten, and can affect the body so diversely that even the tooth enamel of a celiac isn’t spared. Undiagnosed in 83% of all cases, Celiac disease is worthy of your attention – particularly when the end result can be multiple tooth extractions and dentures at an early age… Read more