Your Health For Tag "thanksgiving"

  • 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 »

  • Asparagus with Goat Cheese and Cherry Tomatoes
    Nov. 21, 2017

    Asparagus with Goat Cheese and Cherry Tomatoes


    Ingredients: 1 pound asparagus spears Nonstick cooking spray 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons crumbled goat cheese Sliced cherry tomatoes   Directions: Place asparagus in a shallow pan and coat lightly with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill asparagus over medium heat directly on a greased grill rack for... More »

  • Give Thanks for Cranberry
    Nov. 3, 2016

    Give Thanks for Cranberry

    General oral health

    'Tis the season for some of our favorite holiday foods – and cranberries definitely make the list. Refreshing and tart, cranberries make an appearance in several dishes and beverages this time of year, including sauces, baked goods and even cocktails. In addition to being tasty, cranberries may also be good for your smile. Studies have... More »

  • Green Beans and Bacon
    Nov. 18, 2015

    Green Beans and Bacon


    Ingredients: 2 ½ lbs. green beans, trimmed Salt ½ lb. bacon, roughly chopped 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced Juice from ½ lemon Pepper to taste Directions: Add green beans to a pot of boiling water and cook until bright green and tender (about 5 minutes). Drain the green beans and... More »

  • Thanksgiving Tooth Troubles
    Nov. 25, 2014

    Thanksgiving Tooth Troubles

    General oral health

    Most people probably don't add “a healthy smile” to the list of things they're thankful for, but they should! Make sure your smile stays healthy over the holiday season by following these toothy tips. Be mindful while filling your plate on Thanksgiving. It not only affects your waistline, but your teeth, too! Foods high in... More »

  • Eat for Your Teeth on Thanksgiving
    Nov. 28, 2013

    Eat for Your Teeth on Thanksgiving

    General oral health

    While you're gathering with your friends and family to celebrate all you're thankful for, remember to be thankful for your full smile! You can even reward your healthy smile by helping yourself to one more serving of turkey since it is tooth-friendly. Click on image to enlarge While Pumpkin Pie is a staple at Thanksgiving... More »

  • Why the Thanksgiving Bird is Tooth-Friendly
    Nov. 26, 2013

    Why the Thanksgiving Bird is Tooth-Friendly

    General oral health

    Thanksgiving is a time to feast with family and friends. Luckily, turkey is a great food for oral health because it is rich in protein. Protein has phosphorus in it – and when the phosphorus mixes with calcium and vitamin D, it creates strong bones and teeth. So even though eating a Thanksgiving feast can... More »