7 Lifestyle Ideas That Will Boost Your Immune System

We alone define our wellbeing. The way we choose to live is the way we choose our health to be.

There are of course many factors that are out of our control. Genetic factors, for example. Yet, we are able to make significant changes no matter what diseases stand in our family history.

Whether they are going to manifest or not depends to a great extent on the way we live, what we do, what we eat, what air we breathe in. The greater our knowledge about a disease is, the better our chances are to prevent it.

It is the same with our immune system. The lifestyle we lead influences the function of the countless immune cells that guard our well-being.

Even simple changes matter and we are responsible to do our best in it.

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Tips for Dental Plaque Removal and How to Prevent Its Formation

Our oral health affects our general well-being in numerous ways.

We all understand that as the most of us take that extra effort to brush their teeth at least once a day.

Despite our best brushing efforts, however, dental plaque still manages to permanently stick to our teeth.

Over time, plaque naturally hardens and leads to the formation of tartar (dental calculus) around our gum line.

Tartar formation depends on what we eat and how well we clean our teeth, as we will explore in this article.

The bottom line is that its accumulation can lead to various adverse effects on our oral health, many of which we actually experienced:

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Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune system

There is always that time of the year when seasons change.

Temperatures swing from high to low and so often our bodies cannot adapt quickly enough.

It is clear that cold and damp weather is the time when we should be more careful. This is the time when our organism is most susceptible to infections and our immune system has to work overtime.

Then add into account all those other obvious risk factors that suppress our immune system.

The polluted air we breathe in. Our Diet. The level of stress in our everyday life and insufficient rest most of us get. And all those negative emotions as well.

Clearly, we should do our best to help our immune system cope with all that.

Is there anything that can boost our immune system and we don’t get sick so often?

Yes! There is and it can be so easy and natural. Harmless and inexpensive as well without side effects. 

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6 Health Considerations to Bear in Mind about Food in Plastic Packaging

Packaging plays an undeniably important role to protect and preserve our food, to keep it fresh, clean and safe.

There are different kinds of packaging such as paper or plastic. But which material is predominantly used? We all agree here – plastic.

If you look around in every shop, all you see are plastic wrappings. Be it fruits and vegetables, meat, cheese, bread, water… Even hot coffee, tea and other drinks for on the go are served oftentimes in plastic cups.

At the same time, the plastic packaging contains a number of chemicals that can be harmful to our health if they leach into the food we eat.

They are linked to disruptions of the endocrine system, play a role in unlocking allergies and asthma, among others. The chemicals are known to disturb the hormonal balance in our bodies and are especially toxic to young children.

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Why You Should Consider the Packaging of these 4 Common Types of Food

Plastic packaging is a necessity when it comes to preserving and protecting our food during its long journey from the manufacturer to our plates.

At the same time, plastic is known to leach toxins into the food that comes into close contact with it, especially when the plastic is heated or scratched.

Even more, usually the time our food spends in its packaging throughout the distribution chain is a lot longer than the time it spends in our homes.

Therefore, we need to choose those foods that have had the least contact with synthetic packaging.

Check out our 6 Health Considerations to Bear in Mind about Food in Plastic Packaging for more information.

Here follow our considerations about packaging when buying certain types of food.

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Dental Hygiene Tips for Excellent Oral Health

There hardly is anything in our bodies that we put more effort in prevention about than our teeth!

Most people we know of would brush their teeth at least once a day, many use mouthwash or floss. We simply know deep in our minds that keeping our teeth in good shape is vital to our survival, to the basic ability to feed ourselves.

Yet so many people, despite their best efforts, still have issues with their teeth. We know. We do.

Oral health is dependent on many factors. We already covered the role of diet, specifically sugar, and what is dental tartar and why it should be cleaned

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Oral Health & Sugar: How to Eat Sugar with the Least Damage to Our Teeth

Oral health is fundamental to our general well-being not only because it directly affects our ability to feed but also because dental disease can cause or is the cause of other health problems throughout our bodies.

Dental problems are mainly caused by insufficient oral hygiene and an unbalanced diet. We have already covered why is hygiene important and how do we clean our teeth, so here follow our concerns about what we consume and its effect on dental health.

We will cover objectively the major causes of oral problems in this post. Personally, we try to follow this advice as closely as possible without actually forgetting to live!

What is sugar?

Technically, the term sugar can be used for all carbohydrates.

Carbohydrates, in themselves, are the best source of calories for humans and should not be avoided. And most of them do not taste sweet.

The sweet-tasting, simple sugars are generally considered to have ill-effects on your health. They are also what most of us understand by the term sugar and what we mean when we say ‘sugar’ in this post.

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