It’s been said that “oral health is the window to overall health,” so
don’t neglect your teeth and gums. The mouth is a perfect location for
opportunistic bacteria, fungi, and viruses to enter your system and
cause havoc, which can mess up your plans to become muscular and lean.
Make sure to brush and floss daily, and do coconut oil pulling every
once and a while. Basically, just swish some coconut oil in your mouth
and between your teeth for 10-20 minutes before you brush, and then spit
it out in the trash can (not the sink). It’s a great way to remove
bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums.
In Stop Bullying Your Thyroid,
I discuss the importance of using a fluoride-free toothpaste. My
particular favorite is Redmond Earthpaste, but there are many good ones
out there. You may even want to try a natural tooth powder like the one
made by Solay Wellness. Also, consider a toothbrush sanitizer like
VIOlight to eliminate unwanted and harmful germs that reside on your
To freshen your breath, consider OraMD
drops by Trusted Health Products. If you go on a low-carb or ketogenic
diet, you may experience the dreaded acetone breath, also known as
“dragon breath!” OraMD is your secret weapon to slay that dragon. Just a
few drops/sprays in your mouth when you need it, and look out!