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Spicy foods can leave breath with more than a hint of halitosis
February 24, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Hot sauce, curry, spices and hot food can really give a meal a kick, but afterward you may end up suffering from hours of halitosis, indigestion and heartburn.
Yoga exercises involve huffing bad breath in and out, in and out
February 23, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Many yoga disciplines teach breathing methods designed to induce a state of calm or focus in the breather, but these techniques may have an unforeseen side effect. In an enclosed space, deep breathing can recirculate odor molecules from halitosis throughout the room.
Peanut butter breath has little to recommend it
February 22, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Bad breath caused by peanut butter is instantly recognizable, and if you have it, you're likely to instantly put friends and co-workers off their lunch. However, peanut butter breath is not likely to disappear any time soon. More than 90 percent of Americans have eaten a jar of the halitosis-causing paste in the past year, according to the National Peanut Board's Consumer Attitudes Tracking Study.
Halitosis could be a big problem in space
February 18, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Every country has restrictions that it places on applicants to its spaceflight programs, and these occasionally include halitosis.
Justin Bieber eats nachos, courts bad breath
February 17, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Going to the movies can be an enjoyable way to spend an evening and an efficient way to get halitosis. At the recent premier of a film documenting his life, recording artists Justin Bieber was spotted buying nachos and a Slush Puppy beverage, according to Ok! Magazine.
Etiquette experts lay out how to break the news of bad breath
February 16, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
It's a rare day when a stranger will tell you that you have bad breath. It may be uncommon because it is so difficult to do. In spite of, or even because of, that difficulty, etiquette experts recommend telling someone when they have halitosis - albeit in a gentle way.
Stuck in an elevator with bad breath
February 16, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Whether you're alone or stuck next to someone else on a long elevator ride, halitosis can be tough to take. Enclosed spaces naturally encourage the nose to detect bad breath, since very little air is being recirculated.
Cartoon highlights foods that commonly cause bad breath
February 15, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Spongebob Squarepants, a cartoon that has addressed everything from swearing to weightlifting to ninja-fighting, is no stranger to the topic of halitosis. An episode that originally aired on Nickelodeon in 2000 dealt with bad breath and the consequences of eating aromatic foods.
Aphrodisiacs Foods May Lead to Unromantic Breath
February 14, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Are you planning a romantic Valentine s Day with your sweetie? A scrumptious dinner perhaps? There are a few foods that are well known to increase the libido, but may also serve up a side of bad breath. This doesn t mean that you need to skip the aphrodisiacs for a plainer meal, just be aware of their possible links to unromantic breath and do you best to prevent it.
Bad breath is rampant in the U.S.
February 14, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Estimates may vary, but it is hard to argue with the simple truth - millions of Americans have halitosis. Up to 90 million people in the U.S. have bad breath, according to CNN.
Children's TV science show explains bad breath
February 4, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
It can be easy to lose a sense of proportion when thinking about the causes of halitosis. While oral odor is tangible - or smellable - enough, its causes go largely unseen on the tongue and in the throat. Fortunately, an online video clip taken from the children's educational program Beakman's World puts bad breath in perspective.
Bad breath can appear at a young age
February 1, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
While halitosis is often associated with aging, that doesn't mean you can't have it as a child. A parenting advice column in the Queensland Courier Mail has recommended monitoring a child's oral health habits and being wary of bad breath-causing illnesses.