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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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The Roots of Health Interview

Meredith Rhodes Carson interviewed me for her podcast, The Roots of Health, which aired on June 9, 2015.   Meredith Rhodes Carson is a geologist turned health coach. After her own doctor failed her, Meredith was motivated to become the expert in her own body,…

A Time to Reflect

Sometimes you need to take the time to reflect. I certainly do.   A close friend just yesterday sent me this remarkable and timeless article, The Road to Self-Renewal. It is an excerpt from a speech given by John Gardner in 1993. I have reread…

My Mercury Journey

After going Primal about two-and-a-half years ago at the age of 66, my life changed for the better. My blood chemistries, weight, and blood pressure improved. Energy has been terrific; gut and bowel functions have been without incidents. At that point, I was not aware…

I Was Interviewed on Mark Sisson’s Podcast

Mark Sisson is an American fitness author and blogger, and a former distance runner, triathlete and Ironman competitor. He has written several books, including The Primal Blueprint, which is a classic. Mark Sisson’s website,, is one of the most viewed websites for Paleolithic-type lifestyle….

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…

Too Many Paleo Diets!

      Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS   •   Nutritional Periodontist       April 15, 2015             First, you must realize that our primal ancestors did not eat the same things. How could they? They lived all over…

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)….

Don’t Go Nuts for Nuts and Seeds

Primal enthusiasts have promoted nuts and seeds as healthy. Well, it’s true, but also it’s not so true.   Nuts are whole foods that are unprocessed in their raw state. They have vitamins, minerals, fiber, fats, protein, and some carbohydrates. What could be wrong? Our…