Posts Categorized: Nutrition

Watch Out For Sugar During Snack Breaks At Work

During a long day at work, a quick snack break can give us energy, helps us recharge our focus, and can generally help us feel more capable of tackling our responsibilities. When you make smart, healthy snacking choices, these breaks can be good for you mentally and physically. Smarter snacking also helps you prevent dental… Read more »

Be Cautious Of Medication’s Side Effects

As adults get into their 60s, they can become more prone to cavities than they were even just a few years before. Why is this? It could be a side effect of medications that you’ve been prescribed. Your medication’s side effects can leave you more vulnerable to developing cavities. Cavities can be caused because of… Read more »

Keeping Your Children’s Teeth Healthy

We all know that eating the wrong foods can make us gain weight, feel sluggish, and affect our health. We all know that eating healthy foods helps keep us healthy, at a healthy weight, and feeling and looking better. But did you know that certain foods can do the same thing for your children’s teeth?… Read more »

A Season of Bounty

Is there any better time of year to see and taste all the bounty that Massachusetts has to offer? Newton Community Farm will have its Winchester Street farm stand, the one located at the farm, open from 1:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday. An additional… Read more »

The Nutrients Your Teeth Need

You may not be surprised to learn that your body requires a specific cocktail of nutrients to operate properly. Consequently, your mouth is no exception. Many people are familiar with what they should avoid to keep their mouths healthy, such as excessive sugar and acidic foods. However, fewer people realize that some foods are essential… Read more »