Antioxidant Supplements? – Not So Good!

Almost everything you have heard about antioxidants in the past may not be true!   Unfortunately, some facts that we thought were proven in the past have been invalidated today. For example, we thought that science proved that saturated fats were unhealthy, but recently published…

A Star is Born

This has nothing to do with nutrition or gum disease; it has everything to do with this amazing thing called LIFE.   If you have never seen this, you need to watch. Susan Boyle was a nobody who the audience and judges literally laughed at…

What You Don’t Know Could Harm You

Have you ever… kissed a person with gum disease? Then you know how it tastes. spoken to a person with gum disease? Then you know how it smells. seen a person smile who has red or swollen gums? Then you know how it looks.  …

Too Many Paleo Diets!

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS   •   Nutritional Periodontist April 15, 2015   [printfriendly] First, you must realize that our primal ancestors did not eat the same things. How could they? They lived all over the world in all types of climates with various animals…

Here is How I Exercise

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist April 13, 2015 [printfriendly]     Sometime ago I wrote about the 4 pillars of health. I compared them to the legs of a dining room chair. Those pillars are: Nutrient-dense foods Stress reduction Restorative sleep Efficient exercise…

Let’s Talk Value

What is your mouth worth? You probably take for granted that you eat most anything you want, and you enjoy the taste and chewing satisfaction of your food. Not to mention, this is the only way to get nourishment into your body unless you were…

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…

Science Gives Green Light to Low Carb

Diabetes is a huge problem in the US. The 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report identified that this disease affects 29.1 million people in the US (9.3% of the population), and it is estimated that 86 million adults have prediabetes (1 out of every 3 adults)….