Seed cream — and the PK Protocol

I have lately added some new oils to my life, one a particularly brain-healthy one called PC, or phosphatidylcholine. My doctor told me to be particularly careful about brand here, and not to substitute cheaper versions for the PC oils made by Body Bio, Xymogen, or Nutrasal. Rather than using something cheaper, the doc said to take as much as I could afford of a good brand.

PC oil is a highly refined replacement for something you body naturally produces. It has similarities to, but is NOT the same as, lethicin and unlike the waxy candle-tasting beads of my fab ’70s childhood  when my grandmother took that stuff with everything — and shoved it into me too if I didn’t disappear fast enough — PC oil is water-soluble, and apparently very hard to make. Continue reading Seed cream — and the PK Protocol

More about teeth: a green, clean, perhaps even ancient, routine. (Oil-pulling will be mentioned. Brace yourself.)

joke chattering teeth

In this post, I’d like to talk a bit more about mouth care. I’ve already mentioned my frequent cleaning schedule and the reasoning behind it in a previous post. Now, I’d like to say more about my daily routine. It starts with oil-pulling.

Oil-pulling. It was all over the web for a while, with some folks touting its miraculous healing properties and others slamming the practice as a fad. Oil-pulling is now considered a pretty sound practice, even on conservative medical-advice sites. My dentist’s office recommends it. Continue reading More about teeth: a green, clean, perhaps even ancient, routine. (Oil-pulling will be mentioned. Brace yourself.)

Mouth care to prevent whole-body inflammation

It’s great when you feel confident about your smile. When your breath is not in the least bit dragon-ish, and when your choppers are nice and white.

Judging from the ads for those whitening trays and products in the US market, whiteness seems to be a national obsession. I don’t remember the last time I saw an ad for tooth floss. Although toothpaste wars are common, they mostly talk about fresh breath and cosmetics. Continue reading Mouth care to prevent whole-body inflammation