oil pulling

Oil Pulling Method

white teeth 225x225  Oil Pulling Method

Today is Dentist’s Day! How many people actually enjoy going to the dentist? What makes us dread the dentist so much? And how are we supposed to remember to floss, brush, and mouthwash twice a day, everyday?! We don’t have the answer to ANY of these questions, but we do have the answer to improving your overall oral hygiene… COCONUT OIL!“Oil pulling is a practice dating back thousands of years, having originated with Ayurvedic medicine. When oil pulling is combined with the antimicrobial power of coconut oil, you have one very powerful health tool.” says Dr. Mercola, a renowned natural […]

4 Comments

Fighting Cold and Flu During Pregnancy

Green Smoothie 225x225  Fighting Cold and Flu During Pregnancy

It’s the first week of October; I’m pregnant, and already starting to get sick – UGH! I made it 34 weeks feeling completely healthy, but the start of cold and flu season apparently caught up with me real quick. In the past, I would go for an over the counter cold medication or take a trip to the doctors for antibiotics, but things aren’t so simple anymore.Unfortunately, when you’re pregnant, you’re so limited to only certain over the counter cold medications, which I’m personally still skeptical about taking. Instead of relying on medications, I went back to the old roots […]

Leave a comment

The Difference Between Healthy Fats

img009 225x225  The Difference Between Healthy Fats

When you walk through the grocery store isles, shelves are now stocked with more than just olive oil. Women’s Health Magazine put out a great article in their October issue which explains the differences between coconut oil, walnut oil, sesame oil, and avocado oil. We may find ourselves wondering which oil to use and why, but never be afraid to incorporate all of these into your daily routine. All four oils are hot on the market right now and each have their own unique benefits. Here’s what Women’s Health has to say about these healthy fats: Coconut Oil – Coconut […]

Leave a comment