What Were Cleopatra’s Teeth Like?

Beautiful as history has portrayed her, the front teeth of Cleopatra VII (69 BC – 30 BC) Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, were so fused with tartar deposits she could take them out.  Despite this flaw she became one of the world’s most famous seductresses.

Sleep vs. Food: The Surprising Source of Human Energy

Edward Hookey Dewey, a medical graduate from the University of Michigan in 1864, served as an assistant surgeon in the U.S. Army.  Although you may never have heard his name, he became famous as the “No-Breakfast Doctor.” Now, with Christmas on the horizon, the usual flood of celebrity cookbooks will start appearing in bookstores soon, […]

One Size Never Fits All

Some 20 years ago I was a guest speaker on a course.  This particular course had a delightful mix of characters, one of which stood out like a unicorn in a field of horses. A hardcore vegetarian, she complained to the host that the nearby accommodation arranged for her was at a dairy farm and […]

Gum disease more harmful than diabetes

People suffering from gum disease are twice are at double the risk of having a stroke than people with diabetes.

Join the Blotting ® evolution

Achieving and maintaining a healthy mouth is within the reach of everyone. This message has never been more valuable at a time when fewer and fewer people can afford expensive dental treatment. The Phillips Blotting Brushes and the associated Blotting Technique are the key to total oral health for a lifetime.

Lazy Man´s Solution for Healthy Teeth

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Blotting : A Natural Cure for Gum Disease

Suffering from gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is no laughing matter. Your breath will smell terrible, you will be at a higher risk for heart disease, and advanced gum disease can lead to tooth loss. Bills for dental care can be sky-high, so it can be difficult to get it treated once you […]

How Does Alcohol Affect Weight Loss?

Alcohol is considered part of almost any grown-up party. People talk over wine, shoot pool while drinking beer, and of course, lounge by the pool while sipping cocktails. If you have been trying to lose weight, however, these carefree drinks are not helping you attain your goal. Any alcoholic beverage will have a certain amount […]

Today’s Diet & Nutrition, Part 2

Every month a new diet is launched that claims to be the perfect one for you to lose weight, gain muscle strength, become healthier or live longer.
But after decades of specialist advice, people in the western world remain overfed and undernourished.

Today’s Diet & Nutrition, Part 1

. . . . . . Already in 1936, the US Government warned all Americans to start supplementing their diets with minerals because the American farmlands had become severely mineral deficient due to over-farming. . They warned of degenerative diseases caused by mineral deficiencies to reach epidemic proportions within 50 to 60 years. . . […]