Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections
Research indicates bacteria and inflammation in the mouth are associated with problems like heart disease and dementia. The culprit: plaque build-up. Plaque is from bacteria that continuously forms on our teeth. If the plaque build-up goes untreated, this... read more
Published on February 7, 2017.
Let's Have a Heart to Heart
What is Heart Disease? Heart disease is one of many cardiovascular diseases stemming from the process called atherosclerosis. According to the American Heart Association, atherosclerosis is a condition that develops when a substance called plaque... read more
Published on February 1, 2016.
Navigating the Low-Sodium Diet: Tips for seniors and caregivers
Sodium is an important element in sustaining life. In fact, it helps the body retain water, aids in digestion, helps muscles and nerves work properly, keeps minerals in the bloodstream and maintains blood pressure.... read more
Published on June 24, 2015.
Taking a Bite Out of Life: Diet & Managing Health and Chronic Illnesses
As a culture, we are engaged in a deep conversation about food. From the increase of diets and exercise media to the explosion in the genre of documentary food films, we are asking, “How... read more
Published on June 10, 2015.