Health August 2014

The latest healthcare options for your clan's well-being.

Samantha Chan

Teach your children about environmental awareness with the Sprout WooBamboo toothbrush. The handle is made of organically grown moso bamboo, making it biodegradable and removing a significant amount of plastic waste from landfills and oceans. www.woobamboo.com

Take a big bite of summer with Red Jacket Orchards' Apple Cider. The family-owned farm has been making cold-pressed, unfiltered cider since 1958. www.redjacketorchards.com

Stay on track with your diabetes, and stay healthy with Dealing with Diabetes Burnout from Demos Health. Learn how to set realistic expectations and goals, find balance with ease, and become confident in your ability to live with diabetes. www.demoshealth.com

SuperSeedz has everyone with Celiac Disease at heart as they offer a line of dry roasted, shell-free pumpkin seeds in eight different flavors. Get your healthy snack today. www.superseedz.com

Show off your pearly whites with Supersmile Whitening Fluoride Toothpaste. Available in flavors including Icy Mint, Cinnamon, Mandarin Mind, and Green Apple, the paste whitens safely and effectively while fighting cavities. www.supersmile.com

Worried about what goes into commercial baby food? Make your own at home easily and safely with Babycook, the Original Baby Food Maker from Beaba. Steam, blend, warm, and defrost nutritious meals for your family in a matter of minutes. www.beabausa.com

Skip the fried snacks and grab all-natural Pressels this summer. This salty snack is free of preservatives, cholesterol, trans-fats, food colorings, MSG, and artificial flavors. www.pressels.com

Cool off with Sparkling Ice, the sweet alternative to your everyday soft drink. Zero calories, and delicious, the beverage line combines spring water, natural fruit juices, vitamins, and antioxidants. wwww.sparklingice.com

An easy snack can now be made at home in a healthy way with the T-fal Popcorn Maker. Easy to use, this product can even be utilized by little hands with adult supervision. It's perfect for family movie night! www.amazon.com

Light and crunchy, snack on a healthy alternative to high-sodium pretzels with Everything Pretzels from Mary's Gone Crackers. Each pretzel stick is full of whole grains including brown rice, quinoa, amaranth and millet. www.marysgonecrackers.com

This column appeared in the August 2014 issue.