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Do you have a dry mouth? You may have Xerostomia. This month, Dr. Doyle Nick explains what Xerostomia is, why you should be aware of it, and what you and your care providers can do to prevent it.
Many parents don't want to talk to their kids about sex, hoping they will learn what they need to know without having to bring up the topic. That lack of conversation can lead kids to find the information from friends and often to more experimentation, raising the potential for sexually transmitted diseases. In this video, Eugenia Giordano talks about the importance of talking to your kids about sex.
Vitamins are essential for good health and longevity! Right? Absolutely. But are vitamin supplements helpful? You can buy them everywhere, but do they make a real difference? In this episode, Dr. Elvin Adams describes how that question was answered in a fascinating six year trial.
With Fall around the corner, it's harvest time in many gardens and that means lots of greens are available. Do you know how good they are for you? This month, Evelyn Kissinger show you how she likes cooking greens and shares some of the great nutrients and health benefits of greens!
For many, physical activity is an on-again-off-again event. Digging a ditch in the summer or shoveling snow a few times in the winter. New research demonstrates that episodic exercise brings with it significant risks. Regularity in exercise, as in most healthy choices yields the best outcomes.
Alcohol use is quite popular in the press and medical press. Yet this month, Dr. Peter Landless takes a look at why even a little alcohol shouldn't be used.
While many people drink soda, scientists are seeing that in addition to the extra carbs and higher blood sugar levels, the sweet, sugary drinks cause an increase in blood pressure!
It is amazing how good lifestyle adjustments can alter the outcomes of diabetes. Learn how sleep, a good breakfast, lots of fruits and vegetables and exercise can help control this costly disease.
Nuts are good for your health, but not too many! Learn some easy ways to estimate how many nuts you should be eating each day.
In this episode, Gary Fraser, Adventist Health Study principle investigator, shares some of the early findings from Adventist Health Study 2.
How much sugar is in soda? In this episode, Evelyn Kissinger, RD, director of Lifestyle At Work in Michigan, gives a dynamic illustration of how much much sugar is in each soda. Your food choices are important. Make sure you make the best choices with what you drink.
Learn how you could lose some weight and save some money by turning down the thermostat in your home–especially at night. Many populations of the world are keeping their average room temperatures warmer that several decades ago–and they are the ones most likely to be fighting the obesity epidemic!
The obesity epidemic is growing around the world, fueled by overactive mouths and under active bodies! Learn how the number of hours of TV viewing can predict waistlines.
Learn the importance of standing up and not spending the whole day sitting. Watching this will get you moving!
When you hear the term "dental crown" you may immediately think of dollars, or it may remind you of a pretty smile! This month Dr. Ron Forde from Loma Linda University discusses several important aspects of crowns including their purpose and the best choice of materials.
Choosing a healthy lifestyle can not only increase life span, it can also significantly increase how well and productively those yours are lived. Are you "squaring off" your life?
Have you ever sneezed and someone said, "God bless you!" Learn in this episode how God indeed blesses us--and gives us good health.
How much fiber are you getting in your diet? You might be surprised as you watch Evelyn Kissinger, RD discuss sources and amounts of dietary fiber in common foods. It's important for your health!
We all know fruits and vegetables are good for our health! Watch as Dr. Elvin Adams explains the amazing impact of these foods from a very large European study known as, EPIC. It will encourage you to eat more veggies and fruit!
Open your mouth this month as Dr Nick shares with us tips for keeping your mouth healthy.
Nuts haven't always been as popular as they are today. Learn how nuts went from being a food that was frowned upon to becoming a key factor in adding years to your life.
Feeling stressed and under too much pressure? Kevin Price shares a practical exercise to help you take the appropriate steps bring balance back to your life. You will be surprised and pleased to see how simple it really is!
Tired of repeating the same items from year to year on your resolution list? This month's HealthBitesHD discusses some practical tips on how to be successful in accomplishing your goals by better understanding how to improve your willpower. Watch it now, then share it with your friends!
At this time of year we sometimes lose the meaning of the season because we think only about the gifts. One of God's best gifts is health. Join Dr. Allan Handysides as he focuses on the meaning of this precious gift in the December edition of HealthBitesHD.
Evelyn Kissinger, RD, director of Lifestyle At Work in Michigan dynamically illustrates how easy it is to get a lot of fat in the diet. You will look at your food choices differently after watching this captivating episode.