DIY Coconut Acne Face Wash

DIY Coconut Acne Face Wash

Did you know coconut oil is antibacterial, so it will totally help with acne? It is also great for healing acne scarring! Popping pimples is the #1 cause of acne scars, so don’t pop those pimples ladies! You can usually find coconut oil in your local grocery store, but if […]

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Amazing Benefits of Coconut Water

Amazing Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut water has anti-oxidant properties and is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory. It is rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, particularly potassium, calcium and chloride. It is naturally low in calories, fat and dietary cholesterol, making it an excellent choice for individuals on a weight loss diet. As this infographic […]

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Oil Pulling: Miracle Cure or Oily Mess?

Oil Pulling: Miracle Cure or Oily Mess?

Who would have thought that swishing oil in your mouth for 10 to 20 minutes a day would be the cool thing to do. But it seems like everyone is “pulling oil” these days, from your favorite bloggers and magazine writers to your local news anchor. Thousands of people are […]

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WHAT THE HELL IS OIL PULLING AND SHOULD YOU BE DOING IT?

WHAT THE HELL IS OIL PULLING AND SHOULD YOU BE DOING IT?

The Daily Beast reports that oil pulling, a 3,000-year-old Ayurvedic practice, is the latest grooming trend to get the blogosphere in a tizzy. Practitioners claim that the simple process can whiten teeth, destroy halitosis, and even improve heart health. But why, suddenly, is this ancient technique on the tip of […]

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Diseases cured by Oil Pulling

Diseases cured by Oil Pulling

The most obvious result of oil pulling is improved dental health. Teeth become whiter, gums pinker and healthier looking, and breath fresher. That alone makes it worthwhile. What is really remarkable is that the health benefits don’t stop there. Many health problems, including those which medical science has yet to […]

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How dental professionals can respond to ‘oil pulling’ patients

How dental professionals can respond to ‘oil pulling’ patients

By Jessica T. Emery, DMD For the record, a regular oil-pulling routine should not replace routine dental visits and traditional at-home oral care. Oil pulling does not reverse the effects of tooth decay, and it’s important that patients are made fully aware of that. That being said, I do believe […]

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