JavaScript must be enabled to use this site.

Your Health For Tag "foods to avoid"

  • A Guide to Holiday Eating
    Dec. 10, 2013

    A Guide to Holiday Eating

    General oral health

    Avoid cavities this holiday season – and stay healthy – by choosing nice alternatives to the naughty list of sugary offenders. While it's fine to occasionally splurge on your favorite traditional treat, these healthier options will keep your teeth healthy (and your waistline in check). Eggnog vs. Hot Chocolate Eggnog has a very high calorie... More »

    Read more

  • Ditch These 5 Delectable Treats
    Dec. 3, 2013

    Ditch These 5 Delectable Treats

    General oral health

    The old adage “too much of a good thing” is never more true than during the holiday season. There tends to be an overabundance of everything – especially sweet treats. While it's impractical to suggest complete avoidance of holiday goodies, Delta Dental encourages moderation to make sure you receive the gift of great oral health!... More »

    Read more

  • Do You Have the Candy Corn Gene?
    Oct. 22, 2013

    Do You Have the Candy Corn Gene?

    General oral health

    Does Halloween candy call your name? If you're powerless against the sweet stuff, it may not be your fault. Scientists at York University recently discovered a gene that affects how much a person desires sweet or fatty foods. It has to do with the pleasure receptors in the body. The hedonic system – the part... More »

    Read more