Unlike your family’s Saturday, getting small smiles to swallow veggies is anything but your family’s weekly walk in the park. Fruit can be friendly (thanks, natural sugars), but broccoli and green beans tempt tantrums. But what if getting them to eat their greens came … [Read more...]
Make Time for Break Time: Lunchbox Ideas for Work
Our brains need periodic breaks to refresh. Studies show taking breaks rather than “practice, practice, practice” can improve our performance. Make the most of your workdays by taking a lunch break away from your desk. Sounds like an easy to-do, right? Unfortunately, it may not … [Read more...]
Beat the New Year’s Odds: Reach Your Resolutions!
Every year on January 1st, a magic motivation fills the air. New Year’s resolutions lead to a path paved with wishes and gold. It’s a chance to wipe the slate clean and start fresh. Then why do only 8% of Americans follow through on their New Year’s aspirations? It’s important … [Read more...]
Obesity, Nutrition, and Oral Health: 5 Tips for Healthy Eating
In observance of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month this September, Delta Dental of New Jersey is calling attention to this problem. It’s one that we can solve together. In the last 30 years, obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents, … [Read more...]
Talk Like a Pirate; Don’t Treat Your Teeth Like One!
Shiver me timbers, matey! On September 19th, we celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Ye landlubbers wouldn’t know it, but there may have been a reason the scallywags of the 7 seas downed so much grog: their oral health habits were atrocious! Avast! Ye … [Read more...]