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Published on September 5, 2016

‘Night owl’ teenagers risk tooth decay

‘Night owl’ teenagers risk tooth decay

New research suggests that adolescents who prefer to stay up late at night are at a significantly higher risk of tooth decay. The study, published in the International Journal of Dental Hygiene, has found that teenagers who stay up late are up to almost four times more likely to suffer from tooth decay than those who […]

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Published on December 5, 2013

The diet bra

The diet bra

The obesity epidemic is well and truly under way. Modern diets and busy lifestyles have left us grazing throughout the day and feeling lethargic after a long day’s work. I make the excuses on a weekly basis for reasons why I can’t go to the gym and even when I do make the effort there’s […]

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Published on June 28, 2012

Should we be eating like our ancestors?

Research claims absence of chewing raw meat, vegetables and grains in our modern diets, could be the cause of the most common popular dental problems in our society. The suggestion emerged from the recent conference ‘Evolution of Human Teeth & Jaws: Implications for Dentistry & Orthodontics’ in the US. Experts at the conference, including food […]

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Published on May 15, 2012

Debate: How to label food?

A long-standing debate about how to label sugar, fat, salt and calories on foods has recently been re-ignited. With increasing rates of obesity and unhealthy lifestyles becoming part of a wider problem for the UK, nutritional food labelling is now a hotly debated topic. To tackle the problem of how to label foods, the government […]

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