Latest research suggests we underestimate how much sugar is in our diet by as much as 50%. So what can we do about it?
A recent nationwide study which monitors sugar levels in the body as opposed to relying on consumers’ reports suggests we eat far more sugar than we admit to. The study was conducted on 498 women and men aged 19 years and over and published in the journal Plos One. The […]
Autumn is just around the corner and whether you’re heading back to school, back to the office or just want to implement a new, healthier you – it all starts with what you eat in a morning.
A good breakfast is often heralded as the best way to set you up for the day ahead. But a recent National Diet and Nutrition Survey found that on average children were consuming 11g of sugar at breakfast in the form of cereals, spreads and juices – that’s almost three […]
Details of the long-awaited ‘sugar tax’ were finalised in the recent Budget. But what does it mean for you…and our nation’s teeth?
It’s long been known that sugar is bad for your teeth. But scientists have recently linked high sugar intake to obesity – as well as other diseases such as diabetes. That’s why Chancellor Philip Hammond confirmed in the latest Budget that there will be a tax on sugary drinks coming […]
Feel like indulging this Halloween but don’t want to give your teeth a fright? We’ve got some ghoulishly good tips for fun and healthy snacks that will satisfy the whole family!
Who doesn’t love Halloween? It’s the perfect time to gather round in front of the fire and tell ghost stories. But there is another scary side. Did you know that in 2014, a survey conducted in America found that emergency visits to the dentist rose by 80% on 31st October? […]
A healthy body often starts with what you put in your mouth. This National Healthy Eating Week, we’ve got some quick fixes to help you get your diet on track ahead of summer.
This National Healthy Eating Week (13-17 June) is a great chance to make some healthier choices for your body, which can have huge benefits for your teeth. But if you’ve been struggling to eat well, these 5 tips will help turn things around… Fruit over smoothies They seem like an […]
It's not a myth that dark foods and drinks stain your teeth. Repeat offenders including red wine and coffee are often pushed into the forefront as the poster products for dull, discoloured teeth.
It’s not a myth that dark foods and drinks stain your teeth. Repeat offenders including red wine and coffee are often pushed into the forefront as the poster products for dull, discoloured teeth. And the detrimental effects of smoking to not only your teeth but overall health are widely discussed […]
Everything that you eat and drink passes over your teeth and gums and impacts on your health.
Everything that you eat and drink passes over your teeth and gums and impacts on your health. Brushing regularly, flossing daily and visiting your dentist and dental hygienist helps to maintain good oral health however consuming damaging, sugary foods and drinks will ultimately have a detrimental effect on your teeth […]
A healthy diet is incredibly important for the functioning of our whole body, but it is particularly crucial for the health of our teeth.
A healthy diet is incredibly important for the functioning of our whole body, but it is particularly crucial for the health of our teeth. What constitutes healthy diet and how can we ensure that we get the nutrients, vitamins and minerals we need for strong, white, and cavity-free teeth? The […]