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Living With Lactose Intolerance

August 22nd, 2012

Lactose intolerance is the inability to properly digest lactose, which is a sugar found in milk and other dairy products. It occurs when the intestines don't produce enough of the enzyme called lactase, which helps the body absorb lactose. Lactose intolerance can occur at any point in one's life, and it's very common in Americans, according to PubMed Health. The condition...

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The Benefits of Eating Foods That Are in Season

August 22nd, 2012

In the age of the supermarket and efficient produce transportation, the idea of eating food that's in season may seem antiquated. If you can have apples at any time, what's the point of waiting until the summer to pick up a bushel? As it turns out, there's quite a bit of difference between an apple in June and one in December. For instance, according to the World's Healthiest...

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Tips for Better Dental Health

August 8th, 2012

Having good dental health takes diligence and effort, but the routine maintenance is worth it when you can proudly show off those pearly whites. Proper hygiene practices should be a daily affair, and you can help keep your teeth cavity free if you're conscious of your habits. Here are a few tips for maintaining good dental hygiene.Brush your teethBrushing your teeth is the...

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How to Maintain Your New Braces

August 7th, 2012

When you first get your braces, they might seem uncomfortable, but you'll eventually get used to them, and after you see how they transform your smile, you'll be glad about your new orthodontic addition. In order for that dental hardware to be effective, you need to practice the proper maintenance techniques and maintain good dental hygiene. Here are a few tips for making the...

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Foods That Promote Good Dental Hygiene

August 6th, 2012

While a steady brushing and flossing regimen is important for keeping your pearly whites in tip-top shape, there are also certain foods that may help prevent any dental dilemmas. Green Tea Green Tea is a great way to get your caffeine fix while also catering to your health. The beverage is high in antioxidants, which are not only good for skin and cancer prevention,...

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Tips for Maintaining Your Teeth in Between Brushing

August 6th, 2012

There are plenty of reasons to take good care of your teeth - beyond the fact that it's always nice to have a smile that you're proud of, research has shown that those with the pearliest whites are less likely to suffer from a heart attack. Naturally, you should be sure to brush at least twice a day, but there's plenty you can do throughout your day to keep your teeth as...

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Basic Tips For Getting Organized

August 1st, 2012

Getting organized and staying organized, whether it's at home or at work, can help reduce stress and allow you to operate without unnecessary hassles. By having a place for everything and erasing the surrounding clutter, you'll have a clearer mind and spend less time looking for the things you need. Get rid of excess Disorganization can result from having too many...

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Training Exercises for the Aspiring Athlete

August 1st, 2012

Although you may spend the Olympic games rooting from the comfort of your living room as you watch the red, white and blue-clad athletes, that doesn't mean you can't engage in rigorous training to get your body in tip-top competition shape as well. Here are a few tips and exercises to help you feel and look your best. Endurance A key to athletic success is the capability to...

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How To Determine if Carnival Rides Are Safe

July 27th, 2012

Your first priority at your local summer carnival may be having fun, especially as you let the high flying, fast moving rides whirl, twirl and flip you around. Although it can be easy to get caught up in the blinking lights and playful music, it's also a good idea to use caution when you attend a carnival in order to avoid injury and enjoy the rest of your summer. You can...

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Hottest U.S. Tourist Destinations

July 25th, 2012

Summer is synonymous with vacations, and with the warm temperatures comes great opportunities to cash in those vacation days and hit the road with your family, friends or significant other. Every state can be a great destination for spending your hard-earned time off, but some certainly stand out more than others. Here are some tourist havens that are bound to make your stay...

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