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The Dangers of Oil Pulling 

The Dangers of Oil Pulling 

In my previous articles on oil pulling, I discussed how the ancient practice may be no more effective than swishing with plain water for plaque and gingivitis, doesn’t whiten your teeth, and may even worsen dental erosion. What about oil pulling to treat tooth...

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Check Out My Daily Dozen Resources

Check Out My Daily Dozen Resources

By now, you are probably familiar with my Daily Dozen checklist, a simple tracker that can help you get into the habit of including some of the healthiest of healthy foods and exercise into your everyday routine. But, if you need some extra support and inspiration to...

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Oil Pulling May Worsen Dental Erosion

Oil Pulling May Worsen Dental Erosion

A review of the effects of oil pulling concluded that, indeed, the ancient practice “may have beneficial effects on oro dental hygiene,” or oral and dental health. I’ve talked before about studies investigating oil pulling and dental health, but what about oral...

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Fasting for Weight Loss Infographic

Fasting for Weight Loss Infographic

Fasting has been branded the “next big weight loss fad,” and about one in seven Americans report using some sort of fasting as a means for weight loss. This infographic is a guide to explore some of the key facts to help you to make your own choice. Dr. Greger...

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Oil Pulling for Cancer? 

Oil Pulling for Cancer? 

What evidence exists to suggest oil pulling can effectively treat serious diseases, such as paralysis, meningitis, cancer, and AIDS?  I’ve produced videos on how coconut oil is safe to put on your hair or put on your skin, but you certainly don’t want to eat it. In...

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Treating Canker Sores with Honey

Treating Canker Sores with Honey

What works better against aphthous ulcers? Honey applied with a cotton swab three times a day after meals was compared head-to-head against an over-the-counter soothing pain-relieving paste and a prescription steroid cream.  We’ve known about painful aphthous ulcers,...

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