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Are You Getting Enough Choline?

Choline is an essential nutrient that performs multiple duties in human metabolism and also contributes in some ways to things like cell structure. It is also vital in helping a fetus develop its brain and memory. Choline deficiency may increase the odds of developing neurological disorders, liver disease, and even atherosclerosis, also known as the [...]

Lower Blood Pressure With Meditation

High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) affects millions of people in the United States alone, and it is particularly prevalent among older individuals. High blood pressure is closely tied to cardiovascular diseases and is one of the primary contributors to a heart attack or stroke. While medication is often used to treat high blood [...]

A 2019 Study Reinforces the Risks of Mercury Exposure

Research published last year in the Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology It indicates that during dental operations requiring drilling on amalgam fillings, the safety limits for mercury toxicity can be surpassed if special measures are not in place, per the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). The study also reveals that when [...]

Don’t Believe the Running Myths

Running is a common activity that can provide tons of benefits yet common myths are surrounding it. If it’s something you’re thinking about doing it, keep reading as we dispel a few of these myths about this tried and true, fun, healthy activity for the body and mind. Running will not result in heart issues. [...]

Sleeping Well Means Better Oral Health

Sleep is essential, and the body will reinforce how essential it is by increasing the side effects the longer you remain sleep deprived. A lack of sleep will increase the odds of feeling lethargic, mental performance will suffer, a person will become more irritable, and it may also contribute to greater odds of serious [...]

Breathe Better With Beets

Nitrates are compounds found in beets used for purposes such as boosting muscle function and importing how these muscles make use of the all-important calcium. However, did you know that beets may also help with breathing? Being that the diaphragm is a muscle, University of Florida researchers conducted a study to see how nitrates may [...]

Prioritize Your Mental Health

The pandemic has forced a radical change in the way we live our lives, and although the coronavirus is capable of causing noticeable physical symptoms, it is also wreaking havoc on another vital part of the body: mental health. Anxiety and depression are at all-time highs, reinforcing the need to take the time to find [...]

FDA Issues New Recommendations Regarding the Use of Mercury Amalgam Fillings

On September 24, 2020 the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) issued a statement updating their recommendations concerning dental amalgam and potential risks to certain high-risk individuals that may be associated with mercury amalgam fillings.  This is a huge step in the right direction!  Even though holistic dentists have known the dangers for many years,  it has [...]

Have a Nutrient-Infused Piece of Dark Chocolate

Chocolate is a confection often saddled with a bad reputation. However, the darker it is, the healthier it becomes. Indeed, dark chocolate is packed with nutrients that may contribute positively to your health. A few pieces in moderation and ensuring you’re brushing and flossing after consumption may do a world of good. The more cocoa [...]

Treat Your Cold With a Dose of Honey

Upper respiratory infection (URI) is the medical term referring to what most people simply call the common cold. This common virus typically affects children more than adults yet even adults can catch a cold as much as four times a year. Though often treated with over the counter products like decongestants, at-home treatments are often [...]