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Colonics for Better Health

You may not realize it, but digestion actually begins in your mouth. As soon as you take a bite, your chewing and saliva do the initial work of breaking down the food so it can be used by your body. And just as it’s important to take care of the front end of your...

Gratitude: A Natural Health Boost

Thanksgiving is more than just food, family and football. It’s an annual reminder to pause, reflect, and say “thank you” for all of life’s goodness. But why just one day a year? Especially when we know that gratitude – like other positive mental states – supports...

Foundations of Good Oral-Systemic Health: Sleep

Sleep is yet another essential part of maintaining good oral and systemic health – 7 to 9 hours nightly, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Unfortunately, for many of us, sleep quality is lacking. Only 30% report it being “excellent” or “very good;” 35%...

Foundations of Good Oral-Systemic Health: Healthy Eating

Combine good nutrition with regular exercise, and you get what the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee presented last month as “a nearly universal prescription for better health.” Exercise we talked about last time, but what about diet? What exactly...

Foundations of Good Oral-Systemic Health: Exercise

Our bodies are built to move. Yet more of us than ever live sedentary lives. In fact, the most recent data shows that more than one quarter of the US population – 28%, to be exact – is completely sedentary. They participate in no fitness-oriented recreational...

Foundations of Good Oral-Systemic Health: Water

When you think about what your body is made of, you probably think of things like skin, bone, your brain, your blood – big, solid stuff. But truth be told, we’re made much more of stuff that you can’t see, at least not with the naked eye. For...

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