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Your Health For Tag "alternative sweets and snacks"

  • Juicy Swirl Popsicles
    Aug. 22, 2013

    Juicy Swirl Popsicles

    Recipes

    Cool down with these healthy, calcium-packed pops. It's just a lucky coincidence that they are tooth-friendly too! Ingredients: 8-oz. low-sugar juice of your choice ½ cup plain or vanilla Greek yogurt Popsicle sticks Directions: Fill two-thirds of ice pop molds or small paper cups with the juice. Top with about two tablespoons of yogurt or... More »

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  • Healthy Lunch for Back-to-School
    Aug. 13, 2013

    Healthy Lunch for Back-to-School

    Recipes

    After a summer of lounging on the couch with snacks, it might be hard for your kids to let go of their beloved junk food and make the switch to healthy school lunches. With a little creativity and a lot of fruits and veggies, you can make your child's lunch the healthiest lunch in the... More »

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  • Summer Snacks: Give Your Kids Healthy Choices
    Jul. 2, 2013

    Summer Snacks: Give Your Kids Healthy Choices

    General oral health

    Summer is in full swing bringing warmer weather, more free time and frequently, summertime snacking. If you want to keep your family's teeth healthy, keep track of what and how often you eat. Bacteria in the mouth changes sugars from food your family eats into acids. These acids attack teeth enamel and can lead to... More »

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  • The Best Treats for Your Sweetie This Valentine's Day
    Feb. 14, 2013

    The Best Treats for Your Sweetie This Valentine's Day

    General oral health

    Your Valentine will likely love the heart-shaped box of chocolates you're planning on gifting, but the dentist probably won't. Not all chocolates in the assortment are created equal, though. Here are some of the worst offenders – and the chocolates you can reach for guilt-free. The Best Treats Milk or white chocolate: Plain milk or... More »

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  • Sugar Shockers
    Feb. 4, 2013

    Sugar Shockers

    General oral health

    If you are anything like me, you probably don't check every single nutritional label on the foods you eat. You buy what tastes good and don't give much thought to the ingredients. Well my friend, I am here to tell you that you have been missing a lot of information that can help you keep... More »

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