Humans: Now with 1200% More Glyphosate!

Posted on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Although pesticide drift means that organic crops raised near conventional ones may bear traces of synthetic chemical pesticides, on the whole, their pesticide load is lower than on conventional crops. As one organic consultant has put it, When you compare organic versus conventional food, it is absolutely inarguable that organic food reduces dietary exposure to […]


Yet Another Entrant in the Great Toothbrush Speed Stakes

Posted on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

First, there was the 30-second toothbrush. But, dang it: You actually had to hold it in your hand and move it around your mouth. Then came the 6-second brush, no handle required – just a mouthpiece that was, in the words of one blogger, “kind of scary, like one of the mean, aggressive fish from […]


5 Sleep Remedies You May Not Have Heard Of

Posted on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

So last time, we looked at why sleep is so important, which naturally raises the question: How can we get more of it – or get better sleep than we’re getting now? For the sad fact is that most of us are constantly, chronically sleep-deprived – and we’ve all heard the reasons why: work demands, […]


Sleep Is Good Food

Posted on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Sleep is everywhere in the news these days – from the Nobel Prize being awarded for discoveries related to circadian rhythms to the epidemic of sleep loss in modern developed nations and its impact on the quality of our lives. Sleep is, after all, a vital – if long overlooked – aspect of our biology […]


Conventional Dentistry Actually Takes a Step Forward

Posted on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Focal infection theory holds that problems in one part of the body can and do affect health throughout the body. And for decades, the dental establishment has pooh-poohed it. Well… Just this past week, BDJ published a summary of a new paper that “revists” the concept of focal infection. Between 1947 and 1989, 82 papers […]


A (Bio)Logical Path to Health

Posted on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

According to new data from the California Health Care Foundation, Americans spent just under $120 billion on dental care in 2015. That’s a lot of money – until you consider that it’s a measly 4% of the total spent on health care that year. All told, Americans spent $3 trillion on all health care that […]


“This Diet Is Killing Us”

Posted on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

There’s a great meme we saw on Facebook recently: There is no junk food. Junk is considered useless or of little value. It is synonymous with rubbish. If it is junk, it isn’t food. Food nourishes and sustains us. It is essential to maintain life and growth. Of course, that’s never stopped industry from trying […]


Here We Go Again with the Caries Vaccine

Posted on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Every few years, you hear about some new tooth decay vaccine that’s being developed, certain to make dental caries a thing of the past. And then, for another year or three, when some other research team emerges with yet another promising candidate vaccine. The latest turned up just last week. According to a report in […]


KTH Flashback: Resigned to a Lifetime of Tooth Decay?

Posted on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Originally posted February 17, 2016 Like other chronic diseases, dental caries – tooth decay – is largely preventable. With that in mind, read it and weep: Over 40% of more than 1,000 U.S. adults surveyed believe they have little or no control over whether they get a cavity, according to a new Children’s Dental Health […]



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