Check Out My Daily Dozen Resources

By now, you are probably familiar with my Daily Dozen checklist, a simple tracker that can help you get into the habit of including some of the healthiest of healthy foods…

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Fasting For Weight Loss Infographic

Fasting has been branded the “next big weight loss fad,” and about one in seven Americans report using some sort of fasting as a means for weight loss. This infographic is…

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Oil Pulling May Worsen Dental Erosion

A review of the effects of oil pulling concluded that, indeed, the ancient practice “may have beneficial effects on oro dental hygiene,” or oral and dental health. I’ve talked before…

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Oil Pulling for Cancer?  | NutritionFacts.org

What evidence exists to suggest oil pulling can effectively treat serious diseases, such as paralysis, meningitis, cancer, and AIDS?  I’ve produced videos on how coconut oil is safe to put on your hair or put on your skin, but you…

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Does Oil Pulling Help Dental Plaque or Gingivitis?

Oil pulling is put to the test head-to-head against chlorhexidine mouthwash for oral and dental health measures.  What are the potential risks and benefits of the ancient practice of oil…

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Treating Canker Sores with Honey | NutritionFacts.org

What works better against aphthous ulcers? Honey applied with a cotton swab three times a day after meals was compared head-to-head against an over-the-counter soothing pain-relieving paste and a prescription steroid cream. …

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Risks and Benefits of Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diets for Autism  

What did the most comprehensive double-blind study of diet for autism find, and what are the potential downsides? When you read in alternative medicine journals that there is “a great deal of evidence that foods…

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Testing Wheat- and Dairy-Free Diets for Autism

What happens when children with autism on gluten- and casein-free diets are covertly challenged with wheat and dairy? The first randomized, control study of a gluten-free and casein-free diet for autism…

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Lycopene Supplements Put to the Test

High doses of lycopene—the red pigment in tomatoes—were put to the test to see if it could prevent precancerous prostate lesions from turning into full-blown cancer. Back in 1980s, the…

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Tomato Sauce Put to the Test for Prostate Cancer

What happened when cancer patients were given three quarters of a cup of canned tomato sauce every day for three weeks? “Occasionally…positive things happen in the field of cancer prevention…

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