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  • National Junk Food Day also a reminder to eat healthy, including during summer
    Jul. 21, 2020

    National Junk Food Day also a reminder to eat healthy, including during summer

    General oral health

    National Junk Food Day, recognized July 21, may be a time people think about their favorite junk foods or have a “cheat day” from their otherwise healthier diets. But this day can serve as a reminder it is important to be conscious of one’s diet and avoid eating too much junk food. With summer sports in full swing, it may be especially easy to grab snacks and drinks that aren't very tooth friendly. However, healthy, nutritious snacks can be just as convenient with a little planning.

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  • Summertime Nutrition on the Go
    Jul. 12, 2016

    Summertime Nutrition on the Go

    General oral health

    With summer sports in full swing, it's easy to grab snacks and drinks that aren't very tooth-friendly. Healthy, nutritious snacks can be just as convenient with a little planning. One easy change to make is to replace soda. Instead of sipping soda while watching soccer or softball, infuse water with fruit or vegetables (try cucumbers!).... More »

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  • Tooth-friendly Trail Mix with Peanuts
    Sep. 13, 2015

    Tooth-friendly Trail Mix with Peanuts

    Recipes

    Peanuts are a delicious snack and good for your smile as long as you don't crack the shells with your teeth.  Peanuts are packed with protein, which helps produce the connective tissue that supports teeth. Peanuts also benefit oral health by reducing the acidity of your saliva, lowering the likelihood of tooth decay.1 Enjoy this recipe... More »

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