Dental Health

Oil Pulling: A Natural Way to Promote Oral Health

…each day before brushing. (J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 08;26(1):12–17) S. mutans is the bacterium that causes dental caries (cavities). Oil Pulling Basics To maintain optimal oral health, daily oil pulling is probably not necessary. Every other day or even a couple of times a week should suffice. Sesame…

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Oral Health and Cancer--Is There a Connection?

Researchers recently linked dental plaque to premature death from cancer. The oral health and causes of death of 1,390 individuals was documented from 1985–2009. Those with the highest amounts of dental plaque were almost two times as likely to have cancer as those with the least amount of plaque…

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Six Steps to Preventing Kidney Stones

…whopping 59 percent! (This study did not distinguish between red and white wine. Based on the volumes of research concerning red wine’s additional health-promoting properties, however, I’d recommend red over white. Eight ounces a day, the “dosage” used in the above study, equates to roughly two…

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