Is Cereal a fun food?

Is cereal a fun food?

Children usually prefer to eat “fun foods” that are often times not healthy for them. Candies and chocolates are two of the more obvious fun foods, but cereals may also be considered as such.It depends on the ingredients in the brands of cereal being considered. High Fructose Corn Syrup; refined sugars and added sugars are almost always present in fun foods. Another,not so good “fun food” ingredient is partially hydrogenated oil.When this is consumed in large quantities, separately or in… Read More

HIV and The Mouth

HIV and the mouth

The Caribbean region has the second highest prevalence for adult HIV in the world. It was estimated in 2008, that 240,000 persons lived with HIV in the region. In 2010, approximately three out of every 100 persons living in The Bahamas, were said to be infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. The fight against the spread of HIV is a very difficult one, but The Bahamas is notably making headway in the reduction amongst the youth population. Regardless of your… Read More

Establishing a Dental Home

Rainbow Dental Centre

It is very important to practice a good mouth cleaning regime. It should be done daily. Such a regime should include teeth and tongue cleaning, as well as mouth rinsing. A toothbrush, floss and mouthwash are some of the items commonly used to make the process easier and faster. It may be assumed that with good mouth cleaning instruments and techniques, healthy teeth and smiles are guaranteed. This is not the case; regular dental visits and a good healthy balanced… Read More