The New York Times analysis of 2009 death statistics showed:
These facts are based off of legal prescription drug statistics. An estimated 450,000 preventable medication-related adverse events occur in the U.S. every year. The costs of adverse drug reactions to society are more than $136 billion annually — greater than the total cost of cardiovascular or diabetic care. Looking over records from 1976 to 2006, researchers found 62 million death certificates related to prescription drugs, almost a quarter-million of these deaths were coded as having occurred in a hospital setting due to medication errors. How is this considered normal? -Jeff Roberts, www.collective-evolution.com
When it came to choosing the best supplements to offer patients at ChiroElite, the choice was easy. Metagenics manufactures a product I can trust in having the utmost quality and potency. The company strives to offer the very best in the industry and I believe their products can not be matched in the grocery store or even in name brand health supplement stores.
Metagenics on Their Quality
No one looks at quality quite the way we do. And what makes us different makes us better. We devote the time and personnel to verify ingredient safety, ensure proper ingredient form/identity, and then test for purity and quality at multiple steps. This diligence may not change the way our products look, but we know it makes a measurable difference in the way our products perform. You’ll know it, too.
Cutting corners can have long-reaching health effects. Especially if a product contains the wrong ingredient form or potentially harmful contaminants. Or if the active ingredients aren’t absorbed properly. Metagenics starts with a formula designed with sound research and carefully monitors every stage of production to deliver a finished product that lives up to its scientific promise.
The result? A higher level of purity, safety, and quality for reliably effective use. In fact, we’re one of the first companies in our industry to achieve three independent certifications for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) by world-leading arbiters. In many areas, we exceed these requirements with additional in-house testing and third-party assays by respected independent laboratories.
Because knowing that thousands of healthcare providers rely on our products to help their patients feel better isn’t something we take lightly.
ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab is an Authorized Retailer of Metagenics, Biofreeze, and Thera-Band
Oil Pulling for Oral Health
Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy for oral health and detoxification. It involves the use of pure oils as agents for pulling harmful bacteria, fungus, and other organisms out of the mouth, teeth, gums and even throat.
The most effective oil pulling is done by placing around a tablespoon of cold pressed organic sesame oil into the mouth and swishing the oil around the mouth for approximately 10-15 minutes and then spitting it out.
First, the oils mix with the saliva, turning it into a thin, white liquid. Lipids in the oils begin to pull out toxins from the saliva. As the oil is swished around the mouth, teeth, gums and tongue, the oil continues to absorb toxins, and usually ends up turning thick and viscous and white. Once the oil has reached this consistency, it is spit out before the toxins are reabsorbed.
Multiple scientific studies show the efficacy of oil pulling therapy. One study shows that oil pulling with sesame oil can boost overall oral health. Specifically, using sesame oil as an oral health agent helps to reduce the amount of S. mutans (germ) count in both teeth plaque and mouth saliva. Scientists believe that the lipids in the oil both pull out bacteria, as well as stop bacterial from sticking to the walls of the oral cavity.
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Thomas R. Pellatt, DC
Chiropractor and Owner of ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab in Altoona, WI