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Sugar As Dangerous As Smoking, Warns Dutch Health Chief
2013-09-19 06:21:16

[ Watch the Video: Sugar As Addictive As Alcohol ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sugar is “the most dangerous drug of our time,” and should carry smoking-style health warnings, the head of Amsterdam's health service recently warned. “Just like alcohol and tobacco, sugar is actually a drug,” wrote Paul van der Velpen in a column on the health agency’s website, adding that the substance is addictive and should be “tightly regulated.” “This...

2013-09-17 23:30:54

Healthy habits lead to healthy and happy smiles. The Austin/Round Rock dentists of Family Tree Dental Group explore how diet, sodas and lifestyle choices can impact the body, teeth and gums. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The human body is an intricate machine with a number of factors affecting its performance and longevity. Foods, drinks and lifestyle choices can play an enormous role in a person's general health as well as the health of their teeth and gums. "We make...

2013-08-13 10:07:35

A successful program that increased the number of fruits and vegetables eaten and decreased sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by 50 percent among Latino children had two secret weapons, according to a University of Illinois researcher. "First, we got mothers and other relatives involved because family togetherness is a very important value for Latinos. Many programs, delivered at school, target only the child, but we know that kids have very little ability to choose the foods they eat...

Sugary Drinks Linked Obesity Young CHildren
2013-08-05 13:02:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the association between sugary drinks and obesity has been well-documented among adults, a new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that even 5-year-old children can experience weight problems when they regularly consume sugary drinks. In the study, researchers from the University of Virginia and Columbia University surveyed the parents of 9,600 children born in 2001 when their kids were ages two, four and five years...

2013-08-02 23:16:37

Packard Family Orthodontics encourages patients to find out more about the new “Stop the Pop” campaign initiated by the Missouri Dental Association. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Packard Family Orthodontics has embraced the recent “Stop the Pop” campaign that raises awareness of the ill effects of soda pop, especially for school children. Soda has highly acidic properties that can erode tooth enamel. This acid can continue to attack the teeth for up to 20 minutes after...

2013-07-31 23:27:31

Summarizing the findings of a new report from Purdue University, Health News Wires has published an educational article and video that details the potential dangers of diet sodas, including a higher likelihood of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and high blood pressure, in addition to contributing to weight gain. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Summarizing the findings of a new report from Purdue University, Health News Wires has published an educational article and...

2013-07-30 23:04:18

Taxing sugary beverages may help reduce calories from these beverages in the United States, but the health benefits may be partially offset as consumers substitute with other unhealthy foods, according to a joint study by researchers at RTI International, Duke University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Taxing sugary beverages may help reduce calories from these beverages in the United States, but the health benefits may be...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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