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Are Children Overfed and Malnourished?

September 25, 2012 Children and Infants

In America, most children are overfed and malnourished. How is this possible? When people get enough to eat, we often assume that they also get plenty of nutrients. However, this is not the case!

Weak bone structure and poor dental hygiene are one of the signs of malnutrition.  In today's society many children are malnourished, not because of the lack of food, but because of the overabundance of unhealthy eating choices!

You only get a certain number of calories every day that you need to eat. If you eat nutrient dense foods, you get a lot of health benefits. If you eat processed foods,  processed sugars and 'quick fix' meals, you get virtually zero nutritional

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Four Things to Stop Tooth Decay in Children

September 13, 2012 Children and Infants

Tooth decay is bad enough when we get it as adults, but it is much worse for children. Even though children will end up losing their baby teeth, if they lose them prematurely, it can make it so that their new teeth don't have proper spacing.  Having tooth decay as a child is painful and impact them for the rest of their life.

What Causes Tooth Decay in Children?

The most common causes of tooth decay in children our exposure to sugars and sweets. Giving your baby juice in a bottle just before going to bed tend to make them have an acidic mouth. This may also lead to baby bottle tooth decay.  This will eat at their tooth enamel and cause tooth decay. In addition, little children should not be given skim

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How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Children

August 29, 2012 Tooth Decay

It is important to learn how to prevent tooth decay in children. This is because when children are growing, the way they take care of their teeth lays a foundation of their dental health for the rest of their lives. When children are small, the last thing you want is to have them suffering from tooth decay and cavities. That's why it is so important to learn how to prevent tooth decay in children.

Children tend to get cavities at a younger and younger age every year. When we step back and think why, it really is not surprising.

A lot of times, cavities and tooth decay in children are caused by a lack of proper nutrition. Without the right nutrition, teeth get weak. Teeth also become

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Is Soda Bad for Your Teeth?

August 28, 2012 Tooth Decay

Is soda bad for your teeth? If you regularly consume soda, you can be damaging your teeth on a daily basis. A lot of people think that if they do not consume soda with sugar in it, their teeth won’t be damaged. However, most sodas do not only contain sugar, but are also acidic. Soda can do a lot of damage to your teeth, especially if you don’t take proper care of them.

A lot of people think they are safe if they consume soda with artificial sweeteners. But a lot of these artificial sweeteners can still be converted into an acid. By the second or third time you drink a soda with Sorbitol in it, the bacteria in your mouth can adjust to it and start metabolizing it. Even though your body doesn’t digest them, the bacteria in

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