6 unusual ways to clean your teeth

Forgot to pack your toothbrush? Save your smile with these six simple teeth-cleaning secrets


1. Seek cinnamon

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that cinnamon-flavored chewing gum reduces bacteria in the mouth. The reason? The gum contains cinnamic aldehyde (the compound that gives cinnamon it’s flavour and colour), a plant essential oil that inhibits the growth of cavity causing bacteria.

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66 days to change: The bad day

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How to get fit this fall

The weather’s turning chilly, but that’s no reason to hide out on the couch. Whether you’re starting an exercise plan or trying to maintain one, we’ve got all the advice you need to get fit this fall