'Healthy' juices might not be so good for your teeth
You've probably heard about tooth decay, but acid erosion can wear away the enamel on teeth. Juices and acidic beverages, including kombucha, are partly to blame for 'acid wear'.
Caffeine is a stimulant found in coffee, most teas, chocolate, energy drinks and elsewhere. It acts on the brain and nervous system and it’s addictive. If you want to reduce your caffeine intake, learn more here.
Living with GORD
Information on living with GORD on this page, plus links to trusted resources.
Dental erosion occurs when part of the enamel surface of your teeth is dissolved by acids. It's caused by diet, medicines, health conditions and more.
Healthy eating for children
Healthy eating helps kids stay well and helps prevent illness. Read on for tips on how to encourage healthy eating habits in children, and lay good foundations for healthy eating throughout life.
Norovirus is one of several viruses that cause gastroenteritis. It’s spread easily, but good hygiene practices can help protect both you and others. Learn more.
Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)
Hypoglycaemia, or a ‘hypo’, is having too little glucose (sugar) in your blood (below 4 mmol/L). Find out what to do to prevent hypoglycaemia and how to help someone with signs of hypoglycaemia.
Obesity in children
Childhood obesity is when a child has too much body fat for their age. There are simple steps to take to help your child move towards a healthy weight.
Orthodontic treatments are dental procedures that help to straighten teeth and correct problems with your bite. Learn what to expect here.
Dental care and teeth cleaning
Tooth brushing stops plaque build-up and prevents cavities. Find out how to brush, floss and wash your teeth and mouth to keep them healthy.