Brushing and flossing regularly remain your best bets when it comes to maintaining good oral health, but incorporating some specific foods into your diet can also help improve your oral hygiene.
Photo Credit: iStock By Jarone Ashkenazi The universal icon of happiness :-) was created by Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts in 1963. The symbol soon became so popular that Ball became concerned about the over-commercialization of his symbol and feared that it had lost its original meaning and intent. According to Dr. Jonathan Levine, DMD and the Edison award winning-product inventor behind GLO Science, “maintaining great oral health is about more than just brushing and flossing daily; it is also important to incorporate a healthy diet as well.”
Chefs and nutritionists share the concoctions that help them stay flush. Related: The 8 Complaints Nutritionists Hear Most Water: It’s vital to life and crucial for regeneration. But while every athlete is well versed on the boons of proper hydration—and the perils of dehydration—prioritizing your 8 daily glasses can be a challenge. Hence research suggests up to 75 percent of adults could be functioning in a chronic state of dehydration.
We know you love cake as much as we do—so we’re bringing you this refreshed list of 13 of our favorite cake recipes using the season’s most beautiful fruit.
Photo credits, from left: Enrique Chavarria, StockFood; Illustration by Jennifer Fox It’s an eye-opening moment when you realize two of your kitchen staples can be spun into one knockout condiment you’re going to use All. Long. Such was the case with lime butter, which is simple as it sounds: lime juice, lime zest, softened butter, garlic (if you’ve got it), salt, and pepper. It is to seafood as a rosemary-spiked compound butter is to steak: inimitable and outstanding.
Photo credit: Everyday Food Rhubarb has a rascally reputation: One misstep during the cooking process and the tart stuff is apt to make you pucker (or so goes the conventional wisdom). But correctly doctored, the vegetable (yes, it’s technically a vegetable) is a delectable addition to crumbles, shortcakes, parfaits, and pies. Don’t worry, one of the classic ways to prepare rhubarb is the simplest: Rhubarb compote. So preaches this easy recipe from Everyday Food, which calls for a full cup of the sweet stuff, along with a good kick of ginger. We suggest swapping some of it out for honey; And a bonus for you overachievers: If canned and store properly, rhubarb compote will keep in your pantry for up to a year.
Sure, strawberries are great, but let’s face it: They can be a little, well, ho-hum sometimes. Especially when they’re out of season—which is now (out of season strawberries really just don’t taste like much). So that’s where rhubarb comes in.