Warning: Tom’s of Maine Products are Not So Natural. You’ve been lied to again.Warning: Tom’s of Maine Products are Not So Natural. You've been lied to again. Tom’s of Maine has become a mainstream brand among health-conscious consumers.
Unfortunately, it turns out that most of these consumers are unaware of who owns Tom’s of Main and what ingredients Tom’s products contain. This might be shocking to some but Tom’s of Maine isn’t owned by Tom and is not from Maine. In fact, it’s owned by a well-known corporate giant — Colgate-Palmolive of New York. In the United States alone, Colgate-Palmolive’s 35% share mostly relies on a patented gingivitis formula which contains triclosan, a toxic chemical substance that reacts with the chlorine in tap water to become chloroform — a deadly chlorinated aromatic. 1. Aluminum has been repeatedly linked to breast cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, generalized permanent damage to the central nervous system, brittle bones, autism, infertility, hormonal imbalance. 2. 3. 4. 5. Before buying a personal care product, make sure to do your own research.
The One Bad Thing About Lemon Water (And How You’re Making it Even Worse) Most people are now aware of the amazing health benefits of drinking lemon water, especially early in the morning.
Full of essential nutrients and vitamins, lemon water helps your body do just about everything better, from boosting your metabolism to improving your immune system. But there is one thing about lemon water you almost never hear about. The One Bad Thing About Lemon Water. How A Root Canal Could Be Making You Sick. When I was 5 years old, I remember buying a big box of pink tape gum and liquorice strings right before my family and I were about to fly from Newfoundland to our new hometown in British Columbia.
“Gots’ to be prepared for the plane ride,” I mused. But little did I know that over the course of the 7 hour flight I was blatantly over feeding the sugar-loving bacteria in my mouth, and would soon be faced with my first tooth infection at age 5. Even worse, my first root canal. A root canal is hardly an enjoyable experience for a grown adult, let alone a 5 year old kid, and by the time I was 22, I had undergone 3 in total. Clearly, sugar had me. I never stopped to question the dental procedure itself, I mean, what kid or parent would question their dentist? The Smart Living Network. In my hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan, there sits a monument to a scientific study performed 70 years ago which changed the face of dental care.
This study involved the public use of fluoride in drinking water to prevent cavities. Now, fluoride is commonplace in routine preventative dental care. Current practice however, has evolved with some debate, and some critics. Let's discuss the current understanding and recommendations for fluoride use in strengthening our teeth against cavities. The Story of Fluoride and Teeth The story of dental fluoride began a bit unexpectedly in 1901 when a young dental school graduate named Frederick McKay moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado to start a dental practice.
Rethinking Oral Health Care: A Homemade Toothpaste Recipe for Tooth Remineralization. Several years ago, I started to question some of the ingredients in commercial toothpastes as well as the approach of modern dentistry in general.
I view some modern dentistry practices as appropriate and beneficial. Consider, though, that the foundation of today’s dental philosophy is similar to the mainstream medical model in that it focuses on treatment and not prevention. I believe the focus of dentistry (like medicine) should be prevention of decay and disease through sound nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. Drill-free fillings are the future as dentists develop 'self-repairing' tooth decay treatment - Health News - Health & Families.
The technique, developed at King’s College London, effectively reverses decay by using electrical currents to boost the tooth’s natural repair process.
Minerals that are lost during decay and eventually cause painful cavities are replaced, removing the need for drilling and fillings of resin or amalgam. The technique, known as Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralisation (EAER), could be available within three years. Professor Nigel Pitts, from the Dental Institute at King’s College London, said: “The way we treat teeth today is not ideal – when we repair a tooth by putting in a filling, that tooth enters a cycle of drilling and re-filling as, ultimately, each ‘repair’ fails.
“Not only is our device kinder to the patient and better for their teeth, but it’s expected to be at least as cost-effective as current dental treatments.” How to Heal Cavities Naturally. Via Minds.com The world is slowly waking up to the fact that, when you give the body what it needs, it can heal things we previously thought were impossible. A fine example of what is often deemed as an incurable health problem is dental cavities, but extensive research is now becoming more public about the true nature of tooth decay and the fact that there are proven remedies that can remedy it. The lies perpetrated about tooth decay According to the American Dental Association, the reason we have tooth decay is as follows: “[Tooth decay] occurs when foods containing carbohydrates (sugars and starches) such as milk, pop, raisins, cakes or candy are frequently left on the teeth.