Archive | March, 2012

Healthy “Junk Food”

So since this is the last week of National Nutrition Month I thought I would share with you some of my favorite healthy “no-no” foods, because let’s face it, sometimes you just want some fries or something that you know is bad for you and you shouldn’t eat. If you completely deprive yourself it will […]

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Give Up Your Birthday to Raise Money to Provide Clean Drinking Water

Today is World Water Day. It’s been a little over two and a half years since the Smile Generation did its first drive with charity: water. We raised $13,000 and provided clean drinking water to three villages in Ethiopia. Since then, we’ve raised $92,000 to help the Haitian Village of Kampech. With all our initiatives, […]

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Start Healthy Nutrition Young

In the spirit of National Nutrition Month, let’s think about what we eat and why we eat it. Is the way you eat now the same as how you’ve eaten your whole life? Or have you adopted healthier eating habits as you’ve gotten older; regardless of whether the change was for overall health and longevity […]

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Smile Generation Co-sponsors Ducks’ CHOC Night Fundraiser

SMILE GENERATION co-sponsors DUCKS’ CHOC NIGHT Fundraiser The Anaheim Ducks and CHOC Children’s Hospital are hosting CHOC Night at the Honda Center, Anaheim, CA to raise funds for the children’s hospital on Sunday, March 18th.  The Smile Generation is proud to be one of the sponsors of the event. The Ducks will take on the […]

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Fit and Close-knit—My [Almost] Perfect Family

I know I have mentioned this before, but here I go again! Family is so important. It doesn’t matter what stage of life you are in, your family should be a main priority. The relationships you have with your family members should take precedence over any other relationships in your life because they are the […]

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Baking with Protein Powder

What started as me simply trying to make something the boyfriend and his roommate would eat without complaining about nutritional content, has turned into a new hobby of mine: baking with protein powder.  The thought never crossed my mind to bake with protein powder, but last month I came across a recipe on one of […]

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Dentist Day

Dentists make us smile.  Here are some ideas to celebrate National Dentist Day: Tell your dentist thank you – give him a smile, a card or an ecard. Make a dental appointment if you haven’t been to see the dentist in a while. Commit to better oral health habits – brush and floss regularly Flash […]

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Knocked Out Tooth

This week we are reprinting a Q&A from Dear Doctor Magazine. A parent asks: “How long will a tooth last after replantation?” Q. Dear Doctor, My 10-year old son knocked out one of his front teeth last year playing baseball. It was a good hour before our dentist put his tooth back into the socket. […]

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