Health

Added sugar may be the single most unhealthy aspect of the modern diet.

For this reason, people have looked towards natural alternatives like Xylitol.

Xylitol looks and tastes like sugar, but has fewer calories and doesn’t raise blood sugar levels.  Xylitol is great for oral health, but it is also beneficial for your overall health.

 

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    Hay fever season is looking to be one of the worst ever.  And a cooking climate could be to blame.  New Zealand – warm, humid, stormy and grassy – is already one of the worst countries for hay fever.      Pollen expert Dr David Fountain said pollen......

Gum Disease Leads to Heart Disease by Dr. Chris Kammer, DDS Heart disease is the leading cause of death in New Zealand  with 33% of  deaths chalked up to the silent killer each year. The usual medical advice for preventing heart disease involves having a......

Breathing is such a basic function of life that we rarely pay attention to it. We know how essential it is, but did you know that poor breathing can affect you and your health in unexpected but significant ways?It’s National Diabetes Awareness Month, which helps......

Being overweight or obese in childhood closely linked to heart health risk in middle age: Otago research – Wednesday 7 June 2017 Being overweight or obese from as early as three years of age is associated with measures of cardiovascular risk in early midlife, according......

The Fat Truth About Sugar In a nutshell, fat isnt making us fat, sugar is making us fat! Consumers are more educated and are now demanding higher standards from their food manufacturers, such as use of non-GMO and organic ingredients. They are also demanding natural,......

Spring is just around the corner and allergy season is almost upon us. When you suffer from allergies symptoms, finding a reliable source of relief makes a world of difference. Rinsing the sinus passages is one of the most effective ways to find relief. Since......

A happy mouth is a healthy mouth. Keep your mouth clean and fresh with the Spry Dental Defense complete line of oral care products. Doctors and dentists worldwide agree these products are the most effective and natural way to achieve epic dental health! The Spry Dental Defense......

More Athletes and Trainers are turning to Nasal Breathing Breathing through the nose during exercise isn’t anything new.  Yoga and other practices have long used nasal breathing. Now more doctors and athletes recognise its benefits.  Dr. Roy Sugarman, director of applied neuroscience for EXOS and......

A cough is a sudden, repetitive reflex that originates in the throat and lungs. The ‘aim’ of a cough is to clear breathing passages (throat, lungs, airways) from secretions, irritants, foreign particles and pathogens. The cough reflex consists of three phases: an brief inhalation, a forced exhalation (against a closed......

By: Dr Ellie Philips, DDS Important Facts Parents and caregivers transfer cavity causing bacteria to baby when they kiss, taste food or share the same spoon with baby. The Centers for Disease Control states tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood Cavities......