Keep Flossing: It Isn’t If You Should Floss, It’s How You Floss

Recently, the Associated Press reported that due to lack of research, flossing isn’t necessary and therefore had been removed from federal government dietary guidelines as of last year. However, a lack of research does not equate to the effectiveness of flossing.  Flossing is difficult to study per federal regulations as they require evidence be obtained via […]

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Is Flossing Effective?

A new body of research has emerged recently questioning the importance of flossing as compared to other forms of oral healthcare to remove bacteria from the mouth. The Journal of Clinical Periodontology concluded in a recent study that “despite being widely advocated, it is noteworthy that the majority of available studies fail to demonstrate that flossing is […]

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Best Oral Hygiene Products for Men

We all know that men take just as much pride in their appearance and, dare we say, their hygiene, as women do – maybe they just don’t want to admit it as openly. However, the crew over at AskMen.com not only recognize this, they fully embrace it. Most importantly, they recognize that the key to […]

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Wellness Under Fire: FDA Homeopathy Regulation

Is Freedom of Choice important to you?  YES. Do you want access to homeopathic remedies to be limited compared to current availability (such as due to new obstructive enactments or changes in FDA policies)? NO. Then please share your concerns with FDA.  On April 20 and 21 they are having a public hearing – and […]

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EatLifeBalance March Favorites: Dr. Tung’s Tongue Scraper

We are honored to be included in nutrition and healthy lifestyle blog, EatLifeBalance, as part of their ELB March Favourites rundown! ELB tells us that she has included our Dr. Tung’s Stainless Steel Tongue Scraper to her daily detoxification routine, along with oil pulling, dry brushing, and epsom salts. We couldn’t agree more that incorporating […]

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Expo West 2015 Favorites from Conscious Living TV

We had another great experience at this year’s Natural Products Expo West 2015 in Anaheim, California. It’s always so motivating and encouraging to be completely immersed in a sea of like-minded individuals and companies dedicated to the same values of sustainable, organic, and fair-trade established products. This year there was reported to be over 60,000 […]

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Plastic Beads in Toothpaste: Environmental and Health Concerns

In many of the personal hygiene products found in your average drug store today, you’ll still find tiny plastic beads despite the recent research on their harmful effects on the environment. Studies have suggested that trilions of these micro plastic pieces could be released into our oceans as Arctic ice melts. Despite this alarming research, […]

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Improving Athletic Performance via Better Dental Hygiene

The conversation in the mainstream surrounding health, fitness, and overall wellness has been resonating loudly recently, certainly a positive trend. Meanwhile, the dialogue pointing to the direct links between dental hygiene and overall health has also been growing, but has less voice. HuffPost Healthy Living released a recent article entitled Great Legs, Gross Teeth: Endurance Runners […]

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