Oil Pulling

Oil pulling, also known as "kavala" or "gundusha," is an ancient Ayurvedic dental technique that involves swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth on an empty stomach for around 20 minutes. This action is believed to draw out toxins in your body, primarily to improve oral health, but also to improve your overall health. [...]

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Stock Bone Broth

For this delicious chicken stock recipe always use organic chicken for the primary ingredient. And, whenever possible, use organic or locally sourced produce for the other ingredients. Yields: 3 quarts Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 14 hours 30 minutes Ingredients: 3 pounds bone-in chicken parts and gizzards 12 cups filtered water 1 tablespoon apple cider [...]

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Neem Remedies 

The neem tree (Azadirachta Indica) is a tropical evergreen native to India and Asia. For thousands of years, neem has been used in Ayurvedic medicine. Owing to its wide range of medicinal properties, it has attracted worldwide attention from allopathic, homeopathic, and integrative physicians and health researchers. More than 140 compounds have been isolated from different [...]

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Best and Worst Foods for Healthy Teeth

What you eat and how often you eat play an important role in promoting healthy teeth and preventing cavities. Research shows that children who have healthy dietary practices are 44 percent less likely to exhibit severe dental caries in early childhood compared to children with poor diets. For adults, a healthy diet can protect tooth [...]

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Oral Hygiene Habits for Overall Health

Years ago, a physician who suspected a patient had heart disease would probably not refer him to a gum specialist. The same holds true for diabetes and arthritis. Times have changed. The past 5 to 10 years have seen a growing body of research linking the health of your mouth to the overall health of [...]

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Minerals for Your Health

Minerals are important nutrients in your diet that help your body maintain good health and resist infection—including the mouth and teeth. Minerals are inorganic elements that come from the earth, soil, and water and are absorbed by plants. Animals and humans absorb minerals from the plants they eat. There are two kinds of minerals—macrominerals and [...]

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