Oil pulling may help with tooth sensitivity, but the risk of inducing lipoid pneumonia outweighs the benefits.
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This is the final video in this series on oil pulling. Watch the first three here:
• Does Oil Pulling Help With Cancer? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Does-Oil-Pulling-Help-With-Cancer)
• Oil Pulling Benefits for Plaque and Gingivitis (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Oil-Pulling-Benefits-for-Plaque-and-Gingivitis)
• Oil Pulling for Teeth Whitening and Bad Breath Tested (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Oil-Pulling-for-Teeth-Whitening-and-Bad-Breath-Tested)
Speaking of toothpaste, ever wondered about that ingredient SLS? Check out my recent videos
Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Safe? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Is-sodium-Lauryl-Sulfate-Safe) and Is CABP in SLS-Free Toothpaste Any Better? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Is-CABP-in-SLS-Free-Toothpaste-Any-Better).
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