yoga, exercise

Exercise and Oral Health: YES—There is a Connection

For many of us the New Year is a time to make resolutions and pledge to exercise and live a healthier lifestyle.  We join a gym, sign up for a spin class, check out the latest Yoga trends, purchase some new athletic wear, or just make a commitment to amping up our daily physical activity….Why? […]

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The tongue is one of the most unique organs in the body.  Although actually a muscle, it holds a special place among sensory organs. It’s the organ of taste, is very sensitive to touch, and promotes speech. The tongue, by governing what comes out of the mouth (speech) and what goes in (food), can be considered […]

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Oil Pulling 101—The Basics

What’s 5,000 years old and actually GOOD for your teeth?  The ancient Ayurvedic art of Oil Pulling, of course! If you’re scratching your head because you’re not actually sure what oil pulling is, don’t sweat it.  Just sit back and click on the video below: DrTung’s Oil Pulling Concentrate Congratulations!  You are now an oil […]

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Beverages and Oral Health Series: How to Drink Water, Ayurvedic Style

We often think about the foods we eat and how they affect our health, but beverages are also a huge contributor to our overall wellness. This blog series “Beverages and Oral Health” will focus on how the many beverages we drink impact our holistic and oral health.  So let’s start with the most basic of […]

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Sahara Rose: Using the Right Oil for Oil Pulling

Although oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic tradition, it is one that just as relevant and important in an everyday lifestyle. Sahara Rose, Certified Ayurvedic, Holistic, and Sports Nutritionist, as well as author of the upcoming book, Idiot’s Guide to Ayurveda, shares in this blog post that DrTung’s Oil Pulling Concentrate is her preferred oil for oil pulling. […]

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Oil Pulling Concentrate Ingredient Feature: Turmeric

DrTung’s Oil Pulling Concentrate is made from organic sesame oil packed with the power of 24 carefully chosen Ayurvedic plants and botanicals, based on a traditional recipe. One of these ingredients is turmeric, a spice that has been recognized in Ayurveda for thousands of years for its supreme qualities that promote strong oral health. Turmeric is […]

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Ayurveda & Balance: Morning Routine

To live a balanced lifestyle, practicing consistency is a key to success. As Ayurvedic physician Vasant Lad suggests, “Routine helps to establish balance in one’s constitution. It also regularizes a person’s biological clock, aids digestion, absorption and assimilation, and generates self-esteem, discipline, peace, happiness, and longevity.” For this reason, routine is important for overall health. […]

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Fall Equinox: Simple Ayurvedic Fall Detox

And just like that, summer has come to an end. Today marks the Fall Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, a day where the amount of light equals the amount of darkness (i.e. 12 hours each). An “equinox” is a “geometrical alignment between the sun and the Earth in which the Sun appears positioned right above […]

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What is Ayurveda? A Brief Overview

For 5,000 years Ayurveda has prevailed as a timeless system of natural healing that originated in the Vedic culture of India. Although its history spans this far back, it has withstood the test of time, through many cultures, and is recently experiencing a resurgence in popularity, even in the Western world. According to Ayurvedic Healing, […]

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