Top 10 Oral Irrigators or Water Flossers

Water FlossersDo you brush your teeth on a regular basis? Do you use mouth wash and/or floss? Did you know that for most of the people that is not enough to keep their teeth and gums healthy? Well… now you do ;) Another important alternative answer for Oral Care is Water Pressure Flossing. Some people call these oral gadgets as Water Flossers, Dental Water Jets, or Oral Irrigators.

How do I know that Water Flossing is important? Well, I’d say there are two sure answers, proven Medical studies and my own experience. Water Jet Flossing is clinically proven to be up to 93 percent more effective than typical string flossing. I don’t know about you but to me that is more than enough of difference to consider using Oral Irrigators. There were many times when I brushed my teeth, string flossed, and used a mouth-wash. Then when I used a Jet Water Flosser I had so much left-over pieces of food come out that it impressed me every time.

Before my dentist deep cleaned my teeth I had lots of problems with my Oral Health. My gums would bleed from even a light brushing, string flossing, water flossing, and mouth-washing. My gums kept on getting easily infected by some left-over food that got stuck between my teeth which led to some swelling. My mouth would horribly and embarrassingly stink. Around some of my teeth I had some kind of dark crusty stuff growing. My mouth had some serious problems Periodontal disease (or Periodontitis) and Gingivitis. Continue reading

Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup – HFCS

hfcsHigh Fructose Corn Syrup is a very sneaky and silent killer, it can also be called fructose, or Corn Syrup, or Corn Starch, or HFCS. High Fructose Corn Syrup is an extremely refined liquid that is obtained from the corn starch. Big companies that use it really like it because it is a very cheap sweetener and it has a very long shelf life. Hmmm… that really looks like somebody is really into money and they don’t even care about your health issues. The Products that can contain High Fructose Corn Syrup are:
– Juices
– Candies
– Cookies
– Soft drinks (pop, sodas)
– Gums
– Cakes
– Sweets
– Ice Cream
– Sauces
– Salad Dressings
– Chips
– Junk Food
– Cereals
– Cough Syrups
– Soups
– Jams

Next you go shopping for anything just make sure to read the ingredients part on the label. The Dangers, Threats, and Hazards of eating or drinking HFCS are:
– Obesity
– Overweight
– Cancer
– Destruction of the immune system
– Risk of Diabetes
– Makes you think that you are hungry
– Increases Bad Cholesterol Levels
– Risk of Heart Diseases

I also found this article that supports my negative point of view on HFCS and it is called High Fructose Corn Syrup will kill you.