Tea is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. There are many varieties — black, oolong, pu-erh, green, and white, just to name a few. Each type is processed differently to promote varying colors, tastes, and aromas. It turns out that all tea coming from the Camellia sinensis plant may provide benefits for … Continue reading Can Tea Fight Cavities?
Loquat, also known as Eriobotrya japonica, is a subtropical tree with a long history of use in traditional and herbal medicine. Although the loquat produces edible fruit that is rich in calcium, iron, vitamin A, and potassium, the therapeutic power of loquat is contained in its large and glossy evergreen leaves. Traditionally used to make … Continue reading Do You Know These 5 Benefits of the Loquat Leaf?
According to the CDC Division of Oral Health, nearly 50% of American adults and more than 70% over the age of 65 suffer from gum disease, also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease. Gum pain and the effect it has on eating aren’t the only concerns. Studies have shown gum disease is linked to heart … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Gingivitis – Natural Remedies
The rumors are true, getting enough calcium is a mandatory prerequisite to having healthy teeth and bones. There are other factors involved, but adequate calcium levels are definitely a large part of the equation. When you lack sufficient levels of calcium, your body will extract it from your bones, and this can lead to diminished … Continue reading Consequences of Calcium Deficiency
Fluoridation, the process of adding fluoride to public water supplies in an effort to prevent cavities, has courted controversy since its introduction in the US during the 1940s. Now, the prestigious medical journal The Lancet has published a report that supports what opponents of fluoride have long been arguing. In essence, the journal article pointed to the fact that … Continue reading Medical Journal Designates Fluoride as Neurotoxin
Bad breath can negatively impact your life, as well as those around you. It can isolate and make you feel self-conscious, and that’s assuming you’re even aware of it! Friends and colleagues may keep their distance if your bad breath is a chronic problem and you may never even realize how much it impacts your … Continue reading 10 Facts Everyone Needs to Know about Bad Breath
A blemish on the tip of your nose, voluminous flatulence, and bad breath. What do they all have in common? They are all problems that can affect your life- personally, professionally, and romantically. We’re not going to cover skin care or healthy digestion in this article, but we are going to talk about bad breath, otherwise known … Continue reading The Benefits of Myrrh for Bad Breath
Fluoride is a known endocrine disruptor and other evidence shows fluoride is even a neurotoxin. Unfortunately, it’s still used in many dental products to this day and the potential health problems are unavoidable. Fortunately, when it comes to oral health, there are several fluoride-free alternatives. Natural Alternatives to Fluoride Protecting your teeth and gums requires time, … Continue reading The 5 Best Natural Alternatives to Fluoride
Fluoride is commonly added to the water supply, and many have been brainwashed into believing fluoride is necessary for dental health and bone maintenance. However, the exact opposite is true. While evidence exists to show that fluoride may provide some benefit as a topical adjunct, it is by no means meant to be consumed and is definitely … Continue reading Why You Should Reduce Your Exposure to Fluoride
Mercury is toxic to humans and dental amalgam fillings, which uses a 50% mercury base combined with other metals, is one of the most common types of exposure. Research proving the extensive damage mercury can cause to human tissue and brain function is why I advocate discontinuing their use and, if you have them, their … Continue reading 10 Shocking Facts about Mercury Amalgam