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The ABC’s of Vitamins

Here's our Cast List: Vitamin A; the "B's" (B1, B2, B3, B6, B12); Vitamins C, D, E, K, and P. Some, like Vitamin C, are old friends; others, like Vitamin P (bioflavonoids) are more mysterious. What they have in common: all can be found in one or another food source. And all can be taken as "Vitamin Supplements." Here's where the ABC's of vitamins begin to get fuzzy. Not everyone agrees on the merits of vitamin supplements. And vitamins appear to have a role in disease prevention, but researchers are still working to understand it. We do know that a balanced diet of meat, fish, dairy products, whole grains, citrus and other fruits, and green leafy vegetables can provide virtually [...]

By |2022-01-10T22:51:54+00:00April 5th, 2022|Nutrition|Comments Off on The ABC’s of Vitamins

Oral Exams: Open Your Mouth and Say Ahhh

Oral Exams & Diagnosis Checkups are an essential tool for your health! There's a lot we can learn from looking into your mouth during routine oral exams. Not only is the oral cavity a window into your overall health, but it's also a sort of early warning system for other conditions. Your mouth helps diagnose everything from malnutrition to more severe diseases such as diabetes and cancer. It used to be part of every visit to the family doctor to "Open your mouth and say, ahhh." Today, while physicians have highly sophisticated ways of testing for disease, the mouth remains one of your body's most sensitive indicators. Oral Exams & Malnutrition If you're not getting enough Vitamin C or Vitamin [...]

By |2019-11-16T19:35:46+00:00February 11th, 2020|Preventative Dentistry|Comments Off on Oral Exams: Open Your Mouth and Say Ahhh