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'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'.

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Sugar

Learn more about both natural and added sugars, sweet substitutes and how to reduce your intake to help prevent conditions such as obesity.

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Caffeine

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.

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Living with GORD

Information on living with GORD on this page, plus links to trusted resources.

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Dental erosion

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.

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Drinking water and your health

Drinking plenty of water daily is essential for good health and hydration. Find out exactly why your body needs water to function.

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Norovirus infection

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.

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Healthy eating for children

Encourage healthy eating habits in children by planning meals and shopping for healthy food. Being at a healthy weight helps children enjoy life more.

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Fasting for medical tests

For some medical tests, fasting may be required for a period of time before a test. Learn more about different tests and when fasting may be necessary.

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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.

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