14 Apr, 2024
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Brushing Your Teeth Before Sex Is More Dangerous Than You Think – Health Digest

If you thought avoiding the main sex act — active penetration — and only engaging in oral sex could leave you less at risk of contracting an STI, think again. Although it’s not very common that you’d get HIV by engaging in oral sex, other diseases like herpes, HPV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and hepatitis B can occur […]

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Eating Cereal Without Milk Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Teeth – Health Digest

Interestingly, some experts think that having milk alongside cereal isn’t particularly great for your teeth.  As explained by pediatric dentistry professor Christine Wu, who served as the principal investigator of the 2013 study and has done more research on the topic, even though milk is considered to have cavity-fighting properties, a combination of Froot Loops and milk can […]

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The Easy Core Exercise You Can Do While Brushing Your Teeth – Health Digest

Being able to balance on one leg can be a sign that you’re in good physical shape, added professor in aging and health at Glasgow Caledonian University, Dawn Skelton (via The Conversation). It can be indicative of a longer lifespan, less risk of falls, and brain health, according to the professor. “You are less likely to be able to […]

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Drinking Diet Soda Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Teeth – Health Digest

Instead of sugar, diet sodas contain greater amounts of acid, including citric acid, phosphoric acid, and tartaric acid. While it’s easy to assume that darker-colored sodas like Coke might be the worst offenders, Sprite, Mountain Dew, and other citrusy sodas that contain greater amounts of acid can actually be just as bad. Unfortunately, our teeth […]