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Nutrition couldn't be more important in today's society as our collective waistline continues to expand. Learn the secrets to cooking healthy and knowing how to make good-tasting food without all the fat and cholesterol.

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What are the different types of vegetarianism?

There are many reasons to go vegetarian: religion, health, ethics. And there are just as many kinds of vegetarianism as there are reasons for doing it. Will you cut out all meat, or just when it's convenient?


What did our ancestors eat to clean their teeth?

In order for people of yesteryear not to offend friends and family with bad breath, they had to get creative with cleaning their teeth. See how they did it. See more »

Chew on This: Eat Your Veggies for a Healthy Smile

You might owe your mother an apology. As it turns out, she wasn't forcing you to eat veggies just for the fun of it. In fact, vegetables are key to developing a healthy smile! See more »

Say Cheese! Eat This Instead of a Sweet Dessert

We all know that sugary desserts are terrible for your teeth, but what's a good alternative? Cheese, please! See more »

Sip on Green Tea for a Healthy Smile

Yes, green tea is delicious, but it also has multiple remarkable benefits for your mouth. See more »

Kiwis: A Little Fruit with Big Benefits

How much do you really know about kiwis? Yes, they're green and delicious, but are you aware of the plethora of health benefits these tasty fruits offer? See more »

Get Fresh Breath Now: Parsley and Mint

Are you going to end this meal with a hug -- or perhaps a kiss? If so, you'll need a superhero to fight that villain in your mouth: Bacteria. Do parsley and mint fit the bill? See more »

The Original Toothbrush: Seeds!

Before toothbrushes, people had to get creative about cleaning their teeth, so they turned to nature. See more »

Keep Your Gums Hydrated: Drink Lots of Water

Taking good care of your teeth, gums and mouth is a given, but what does water have to do with it? See more »

Fruit is Your Friend: Create a Tasty Fruit Salad

The next time you start craving a sweet snack, reach for a bowl of fruit salad instead! See more »

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream: Your Teeth Will Thank You Later

People love ice cream, but the sweet treat isn't great for your teeth. The good news? It's easy to make tasty, homemade ice cream that's also low in sugar. See more »