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BioGaia probiotic shows dental health benefits: Clinical trial

Posted August 22, 2013

Sucking on a probiotic lozenge may produce “significant additional clinical improvements” to scaling and root planing for people with chronic periodontitis, says a new study.

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DIY Natural Toothpaste & Mouthwash

Posted April 20, 2013

If we care about healthy food and healthy bodies, we can extend our concerns to oral care products. Many non-toxic, natural brands exist, but for the person wanting to create a self-sufficient life, making your own toothpastes and mouthwashes is refreshingly easy.

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Gum Disease Tied to Vitamin D in Kidney Patients

Posted April 5, 2013

Lower levels of serum vitamin D appeared to increase the risk that patients with chronic kidney disease would also have periodontal disease, researchers found. Patients with periodontitis had a median 25(OH)D level of 22.6 ng/ml compared with 28.6 ng/ml in patients without gum disease (P=0.01), Jessica Bastos, DDM, a clinical dentist at the Federal University of Juizfora, Brazil, reported here at the National Kidney Foundation meeting.

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Avoid costly dental bills with natural remedies

Posted July 13, 2012

Weary of expensive dental work? Try a few simple home treatments that help strengthen teeth and gums naturally. With the application of specific dietary and herbal recommendations, loose and decaying teeth are fortified and healed. By practicing purposeful oral hygiene with a few basic ingredients, worrisome dental problems can be economically resolved.

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Tooth protection from the sea

Posted July 4, 2012

A team of dentists and scientists from Newcastle University are developing a new product from a marine microbe to protect dentures, teeth and gums from bacteria in the mouth. They are using an enzyme isolated from a marine bacterium Bacillus licheniformis found on the surface of seaweed which they were originally researching for the purpose of cleaning the hulls of ships.

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Natural Dental Health Booster Drink

Posted July 2, 2012

It has been scientifically proven that green tea helps maintaining healthy gums and teeth. Green tea is an Asian specialty drink with plenty of healthy benefits, and this miraculous plant is known for well over 4,000 years. According to traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine, green tea is an extremely powerful healer, and it can cure many internal diseases.

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How to have better hair and a healthier body with a little-known source of silica

Posted April 30, 2012

Recently someone in my community asked how to get rid of pesky critters. A neighbor who own a garden center said that they use Diatomaceous Earth. Well – that seemed to me to be a golden opportunity to reveal my little secret to the world – that I have been eating Diatomaceous Earth for about a year now.

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Best foods for healthy hair

Posted April 30, 2012

‘Lather, rinse, repeat’ sounds like the ideal hair care advice any hair expert would give you. But for the healthiest mane possible, you will have to step out of the shower and enter the kitchen. Yes, you read that right – for that ‘wow’ factor in your hair, eating the right diet plays a major role. Here is our list of top foods that promote hair health.

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Natural Ways to Maintain Healthy Hair

Posted April 30, 2012

Hair loss and poor condition of the hair are related to many factors, and though genetic factors are unavoidable, a proper diet and changes in lifestyle can alleviate the problem. A balanced diet of proteins, vegetables, proteins and low fat dairy products are essential for nourished, healthy hair. Other causes of hair damage can be minimized by taking certain steps.

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Gamma, Alpha Tocotrienols Lower Cholesterol

Posted April 30, 2012

Gamma-tocotrienol and alpha-tocotrienol, but not delta-tocotrienol, reduced ischemia in hypercholesterolemic hearts in a recent study . The gamma- and alpha- isomers of tocotrienols rendered rabbit hypercholesterolemic hearts resistant to ischemic reperfusion injury by lowering several hypercholesterolemic proteins including matrix metalloproteinase.

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