Looks as though brushing teeth twice a day and flossing can eliminate cancer-causing germs from your mouth. Recent research links gum disease to a 63% increase in the risk of pancreatic cancer. The inflammatory proteins produced by mouth bacteria can sneak into the bloodstream and get lodged in the pancreas, according to a Dr. Bregman. Find this in one of the recent issues of Woman's World mag., along with other tips for avoiding pancreatic cancer. (like increasing daily servings of fruit)
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Nighttime seems to be when I "undo" all of my good work for the day. So now I immediately brush my teeth and floss so I get my choppers all nice and clean. With fresh, minty breath I don't want to eat something and ruin in all. Plus the minty taste will usually interfere with my sweet cravings. Not a good mix.
Equipment needed: A good toothbrush, floss and toothpaste. Benefits: Great dental hygiene and a minty fresh kisser! 212
We don't think twice about brushing our teeth atleast twice a day for good dental hygiene. So why do we have to think about exercising daily? Putting exercise in terms of a daily care routine has really helped me think differently and positively about the importance of exercising.
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