Your Health For Tag "pumpkin"

  • A full Thanksgiving menu of mouth-friendly nutrients
    Nov. 12, 2018

    A full Thanksgiving menu of mouth-friendly nutrients

    General oral health

    Nutritious foods show up in abundance during November's festivities. If you're searching for nutrients that'll help your smile, learn where they might be hiding in your Thanksgiving meal.   Main dishes Turkey is rich in protein, which means it contains high amounts of phosphorus.1 Phosphorus is important for strengthening bones and teeth as well as... More »

  • Quick pumpkin pudding
    Nov. 12, 2018

    Quick pumpkin pudding

    Recipes

    Pumpkin is a staple of the season and a super good source of vitamin A for gum health and enamel strength.1 To avoid the sugar and starch often found in pumpkin pie, try this festive sugar-free recipe for pumpkin pudding. Ingredients: 1 package (5.1 ounces) of sugar-free vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix 12... More »

  • A Rainbow of Foods to Keep Your Smile Healthy
    Mar. 1, 2018

    A Rainbow of Foods to Keep Your Smile Healthy

    General oral health

    You may not discover a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, but there are other ways rainbows can make you smile this month. These colorful fruits and veggies are full of flavor and will help keep your smile sparkling. Red: Strawberries are a great source of vitamin C,... More »

  • Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
    Oct. 23, 2017

    Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    Recipes

    Ingredients: 1 ½ cups raw pumpkin seeds 2 teaspoons butter, melted 1 pinch salt Directions: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Toss seeds in a bowl with melted butter and salt. Spread the seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

  • The Oral Health Benefits of Pumpkin
    Oct. 1, 2017

    The Oral Health Benefits of Pumpkin

    General oral health

    Pumpkin is a quintessential symbol of the fall season. Chances are that your favorite fall dishes include pumpkin as an ingredient ­– or even feature it as the star of the plate. In addition to being delicious, pumpkin also provides a variety of oral health benefits that may help balance the sugary excess of Halloween... More »