In response to the international health threat of the Coronavirus, Alison has created a short Certificate course for you to study for free. Coronavirus: What You Need To Know The course is strictly based on advice and guidelines provided by the World Health Organization (WHO). It covers the virus origins, recent developments, how to recognize symptoms, and instructions … [Read more...]
What are the Soy Protein Isolate Dangers?
Whenever we hear the words soy protein, the first thing that comes to our mind is “healthy”. This is indeed true since soy protein can be a great substitute or alternative to meat. However, not all of the things that soy protein can bring to our body are considered beneficial. In fact, there are quite a number of negative side effects that we could expect from this type of food … [Read more...]
How to Care for Teeth When Wearing Braces
It is hard to keep your teeth clean when you are wearing braces on them. Food particles can get trapped in between the brackets and wires, providing the perfect breeding ground for bacteria. These bacteria cause bad breath, tooth decay, and other types of problems. The infographic below by Labbe Family Orthodontics provides some useful advice on what types of food to eat … [Read more...]
Is There A Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health?
Recent research suggests that there is a link between our oral health and our overall health. The bacteria found in our mouth not only help cause tooth decay and periodontal disease, they can also increase risks for other types of medical conditions, such as: Heart Disease Stroke Heart Attacks Arthritis Respiratory/Lung Conditions Chronic Inflammation … [Read more...]
Electric Blanket Dangers: Pros and Cons of Using an Electric Blanket
Blankets are popular materials for keeping our body warm. They are usually made of thick wool or fabric that helps our body increase our temperature. However, not all blankets are capable of giving us the warmth that we are looking for, especially in cold weather or low temperatures. Electric blankets were created to effectively give heat to our body in an instant. … [Read more...]