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Tryptophan the Sleep Nutrient and Other Tips for Getting a Better Night Sleep

Tryptophan the Sleep Nutrient and Other Tips for Getting a Better Night Sleep

Specific foods have a reputation for helping you to sleep more soundly, and especially foods containing tryptophan like dairy products. Other good sources of tryptophan are nuts, honey, eggs, and bananas. In fact, if you have trouble sleeping, you can indulge any cravings for carbohydrates. Follow these tips to help you sleep more soundly. Eating carbohydrate-rich foods helps to boost tryptophan levels in the blood,

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Know the Basics of Wearing Braces

Know the Basics of Wearing Braces

Braces are excellent for straightening teeth but wearing them and looking after them takes a little more dedication. They take a bit more effort to keep clean, and you do need to avoid certain foods, but your reward is a beautifully straight and healthy smile. Brushing with Braces Tooth brushing is even more essential while you wear braces so make sure you brush after each

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The History Behind Toothpaste

The History Behind Toothpaste

Did you realise people have been cleaning their teeth since 5000BC? In fact, the earliest form of toothpaste was created by the Egyptians and contained mint, dried iris flowers, crushed rock salt and pepper. The ingredients created a powder that although quite abrasive, was as effective as most of the toothpaste used even just a century ago. The earliest more ‘modern’ toothpaste was invented around

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Simple Tricks for Making the Most of Your Holiday

Simple Tricks for Making the Most of Your Holiday

Your holiday is a chance for a well-earned rest, so follow these tips to make the most of your time. Slow Down. Lots of people try to fit into many activities, planning a packed itinerary. If this rings a bell, slow down and plan to spend more time exploring fewer destinations and remember less is more! Don’t Place Too Much Faith in Restaurant Reviews. A

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Top Tips for Healthy Teeth This Holiday Season

Top Tips for Healthy Teeth This Holiday Season

Nobody wants to have a dental emergency, and especially not over the holidays when you could be far from home. Follow our simple tips to maintain healthy teeth this holiday season. Use the nutcracker, not your teeth! Trying to crack nuts with your teeth could prove costly. Hard nuts can damage or crack tooth enamel or could dig in your gums. Give sticky foods a

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