Dr. Louisa Piek is a practicing dentist and mom of three children – ages 9, 7 and 5. She very kindly agreed to answer some questions about kids’ teeth and dental health for us all. The following very relevant information on tooth development and dental care for children was compiled and written by Dr. Piek. […]
10 Super eye foods for kids
We all know the saying: ‘You are what you eat.’ We now know that all sorts of physical, emotional and health challenges could and should also be addressed nutritionally. Research has shown that the nutritional value of the following foods have certain benefits pertaining to vision. 1 – Salmon Who ate the salmon? Salmon has […]
Why Epsom salt baths?
Epsom salts are magnesium sulphate (or sulfate). They dissolve easily in water and are readily absorbed through the skin. Taking a bath with Epsom salts is an easy way to supplement the body, and relatively harmless. Epsom salt baths are used to calm and soothe the body and mind, help detoxify neurodevelopmental toxins such as […]
Propolis: Natural alternative to antibiotics?
Honeybees produce a greenish-brown resinous substance called propolis. It is used as a coating for beehives, to strengthen the cells – much like a type of cement. Propolis also acts like a protective barrier against invasion from parasites in the hive. It inhibits bacterial and fungal growth. The bees collect this resinous mixture from conifers, […]