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Nutrition
is at the core of
everything your body
does for you.

From health to sickness,
from energy to lethargy,
from happiness to depression –
the necessary nutrients your cells
receive or do not receive affect
everything about you. If only one cell
in your body is deprived, it slowly affects
the rest of you.

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How should you
clean your teeth?
Let me count the ways!
When I was a kid
going to the dentist,
my dentist always told me
I had to brush harder.
What did that mean?
When my family moved to another city,
my new dentist told me totally different
things about brushing my teeth.
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Gum Disease

What’s Up With Gums, Gut, and Paleo?

The soft tissues in your mouth are an extension of your gastrointestinal tract. Your mouth is like the first tee in a golf game; like the coming attractions before the movie starts in the theater; like the entrance to Disney World. It’s where it all…

The Connection:
This Is Huge

A newly published, peer-reviewed paper about the Paleo diet is very encouraging. Follow my thoughts on this as I make a case leading up to a discussion of this study:   Acellular carbohydrates, processed foods, and unhealthy fats damage the gut bacteria and cause intestinal…

Stop! Read This!

I found the following post online by NancyKay. It was written in 2008, but it is pertinent. It impresses the point that what goes, or does not go, into our guts could be severely damaging to other parts of our body – namely our gum…

My Article in
Well Being Journal

In 2014, I designed and implemented a study in my offices investigating the effects of several nutrient-dense food supplements on gum disease. I titled the paper, Gum Disease and Nutrient-Dense Food Supplements: results of an in-office study. It has been published in the March/April issue…

What’s Easy? … What’s Not?

If you had heartburn and took an antacid, that would be easy. Most of the time the heartburn might go away in an hour. Problem solved. If you got heartburn once every 4-5 weeks, and followed the same regimen, you probably would be satisfied and…

Gum Disease and the Sun

You’ve heard many times that exposure to the sun causes cancer. That’s what everybody tells us. That’s true for repeated sunburn and overexposure. But, our bodies are designed to use the sun’s UVB rays to make vitamin D in our skin through an efficient and…

Have You Had Your
Punica Granatum Today?

  Did I get your attention?   Punica granatum is the botanical name for pomegranate, and it has benefits for those who want to prevent gum disease or who already have gum disease or who have other ailments, as you will read below. A current…

What Went Wrong?

If our primal ancestors ate nutrient-dense foods that allowed them to thrive with no gum disease or tooth decay, then what went wrong? Today there is a 47% prevalence of periodontitis among adults in the United States. Periodontitis is the advanced stage of gum disease…