Hearing What the Body Is Saying

A couple Septembers ago, I wrote about how, if we begin to listen to the body, we begin to get a deeper appreciation for its intricate workings and an understanding of how our actions affect it – what makes it feel better and work more effectively; what strains and stresses it. We are then in […]

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Not Food Products, but Food; Not Water Products, but Water

Did you happen to see the New York Times article earlier this week about how deep decay has become such a problem for preschoolers – preschoolers! – that anesthesia is being used more often in their dental care? What makes this state of affairs so sad is that it’s so preventable. Just cutting back on […]

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Mindful Eating, Healthier Eating

  Of course, in general, mindfulness can play a big role in health and healing – the subject of this excellent talk by Jon Kabat-Zinn. This post was originally published on https://theholisticdentist.wordpress.com

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Know What You’re Buying

Much of what we can do to nurture and sustain our health is pretty simple: put good in and keep bad out. Sure, that’s a major simplification, and it doesn’t account for things like exercise, quality sleep and other actions that help our bodies work as they should. At the same time, it can be […]

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On Resistance to Natural Healing

Via the “Orthomolecular Medicine News Service,” one pharmacist’s reflections on mainstream medicine’s stance toward nutritional aspects of healing: Confessions of a Frustrated Pharmacist By Stuart Lindsey, PharmD   I’m a registered pharmacist. I am having a difficult time with my job. I sell people drugs that are supposed to correct their various health complaints. Some […]

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The Healing Potential of Diet

This post was originally published on https://theholisticdentist.wordpress.com

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No Time to Eat Well? 8 Time-Making Tips

Regular readers here know about Dr. Weston Price and his important research on the relationship between diet and dental conditions. (Not familiar? I give a quick overview at the start of this video.) It was Dr. Price, of course, who showed that when people shifted from their traditional diets to a Western one, high in […]

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Oral Health, Physical Health

  See the rest of the interview… This post was originally published on https://theholisticdentist.wordpress.com

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We Eat Food, Not the Package : Some Thoughts on Health Halos

Did you catch Dr. Connelly’s latest column over at HuffPo: “Diet Soda and Your Teeth: A Healthy Mix?” Though I’ve already written a couple times now about the damage soft drinks can do to tooth enamel, I wanted to bring his column to your attention because it provides a good warning against the illusion that […]

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Supporting Healing through Ideal Eating

Over the past decade or so, writers such as Michael Pollan and media-savvy chefs such as Alice Waters have made us much more aware of the quality of our food. At the same time, scientific research has made us more aware of how diet affects our health. What used to sound a little radical outside […]

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