Posts Tagged ‘ dentist ’

Strawberry Sorbet Magic!

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. Welcome spring!  Welcome lighter fare recipes!  Here is a low-calorie, two-ingredient dessert/snack recipe that works like magic.  There is no added sugar.  Thus, your dental health and blood sugar will benefit from this treat.   All you need is a quart, 16 ounces, of strawberries and the juice of fresh […]

Yo! For Yoga!

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. About six years ago while I was actively spinning in a spin class (stationary bike class) at a fitness club, I could see through the classroom windows hoards of people walking, like they were following the Pied Piper, to a different class down the hallway with rolled mats.   Later […]

Back to School! | Mock Green Eggs, No Ham Breakfast

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. Although summer is gone and school has started, the fun can still continue.  Why not try this creative and super quick breakfast idea with your school-aged children.  You will need a ripe avocado.  Avocados may not be unfamiliar to your kids.  Guacamole is a popular snack food served with […]

Ten Foods That Are Good For Your Teeth!

We all hear about foods that are bad for your teeth! Sticky sweets and sugar-laden sodas can wreak havoc with your pearly whites. But did you know there are also foods that are good for your teeth and gums? Here is a list of dentally healthy things to chomp on, courtesy of your friends at […]

Is Your Toothbrush Dangerous?

We wash our clothes, we change the oil in our cars, and we keep the dust off of our furniture. But how many of us show any TLC to one of the most important hygiene items in the house – our toothbrush? Legend has it that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s. And, […]

ENSURE a Happy Holiday with These Holiday Meal Tips!

–By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A.  I will make this blog post brief since we are in the midst of the holiday rush.  But, this post could make or break your holiday celebration.   Pay close attention!  When preparing for your holiday meals from now until the end of the year and to the beginning of […]

Who Knew? Famous People Who Were Dentists!

While you may not consider your next dental visit to be a brush with fame, there are some dentists out there who have achieved quite a bit of public attention. Here are just a few. “Doc” Holliday               “Doc” wasn’t just a nickname – the famous gunfighter who was […]

Think Green for Spring!

  -By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. The following local places offer healthy, green choices. Check them out! Cacao Tree Cafe Royal Oak, Michigan www.cacaotreecafe.com Jungle Juice Bar Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan www.jjbmich.com Whole Foods Market Detroit Detroit, Michigan www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/detroit Zerbo’s Health Foods Supermarket Harry’s Health Bar at Zerbo’s Plymouth, Michigan www.zerbos.com   Did you […]

Take the Fat Out of Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras With This Fat-Free, Low Calorie, No Added Sugar Beverage

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. It’s that fun celebration time called Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras.  It falls on March 4 this year in 2014.  Why spoil it with high fat, high calorie, or added sugar consumption?   I have come up with a simple non-fat, low calorie, no added sugar beverage that I have named, Orange Lite Delight.  It only requires two ingredients.  It is healthy.  It is high […]

Revolutionary Resolutions!

Now that the New Year has just begun, it’s time to make some New Year’s resolutions.  Of course our favorite ones involve your healthy teeth, gums and smile.   But since you are (hopefully) already brushing and flossing on a regular basis, visiting your dentist (that’s us!) at the recommended interval, and not opening bottle […]