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Why Raw Foodists Have Bad Teeth by Frederic Patenaude

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Why Raw Foodists Have Bad Teeth by Frederic Patenaude
For years, I’ve been warning raw vegans, Paleo enthusiasts, juicing fans, fruit eaters, smoothie addicts and vegans to take care of their teeth.

What I have observed is:
* I high incidence of dental decay among raw foodists, 1-2 years after they switch to the diet

* A high incidence of gum recession and enamel erosion among raw foodists (this does not mean 100% raw. Anyone who eats a lot of fruit or drinks fresh juices or smoothies should care.)

Dramatic dental problems in people who stick religiously to certain diet principles without questioning them.
In my early days, I’ve had my share of dental problems myself as a direct result of following the raw diet incorrectly. I have also met at least several hundred people who have gone through similar issues.

I’ve been talking about this for a number of years now, and I’m glad that people are finally listening!

This is truly the “weak link” of the raw diet, and it applies to anyone eating a healthy diet!

There are a lot of positive aspects to eating more raw foods.

But… a person can experience many wonderful benefits while changing their diet, and watch with horror as their dental health goes downhill.

And it’s not just raw vegans… vegetarians also must watch out. In fact, anyone who eats healthier!
We know that raw foods contain more acidity. But healthy eaters also consume more cooked vegetables, and acidity can be increased in those vegetables when you roast them.

Peta Bee writes in the Daily Mail:

“Dentists at the University of Dundee found that different cooking methods could increase the acidity of vegetarian dishes, such as roasted vegetables. Exposure to high temperatures produced chemical changes that made the acid more concentrated, and more damaging to teeth. In particular, the acidity level of zucchini, peppers, onions and eggplants increased when roasted.”

So what’s going on here?

The Two Culprits

At this point, if you have the least interest in eating a healthier diet, you should start reading very, very closely.

Dental decay is not caused by eating the wrong diet.

Dental decay is the result of the proliferation of certain types of bacteria in the oral environment. The bacteria eliminate acid waste that eat into your teeth and cause decay.

It’s all about the terrain!

If your oral terrain (the environment) is healthy, you could eat Cheetos and drink Coke all day, and you wouldn’t even get cavities.

When people change their diet, they become a dental health time-bomb. Their bacteria count is a little too high, but not high enough to cause major problems.

Suddenly, they start eating more often, because they eat foods that are not as dense in calories. They drink juices. They drink smoothies. They eat a lot of fruit.

This acid and sugar create a giant feast for the bacteria which feed on them.

The real culprits are the bacteria. But the terrain is determined by:

– Acidity
– Sugar

It’s not all about the food you eat! If you can control the level of acidity in your mouth, you can eat foods that contain acids and sugar, and you’ll be fine.

But, if your oral terrain is not under control, you’ll never be able to eradicate dental problems for life.

You want your bacteria count to be as low as possible.

You want to avoid bacteria forming into colonies and creating their little civilization in your mouth!

If your oral environment is clean… and ALKALINE… it doesn’t matter if you eat dates or raisins all day.

The Only Solution

The only way to prevent dental decay for life and reverse a bad situation is to take active control of your oral environment. Just controlling your diet does not address the root of the problem.

You can create a simple, daily dental hygiene routine that will prevent 95% of problems.

And then, you can do simple things with your diet to control the remaining 5%, like avoiding snacking and being careful with the amount of acid foods you consume.

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In it, is explained:

– Exactly what routine to follow to heal your teeth, if you’ve experienced any kind of dental problems.

– How to avoid the common dental problems associated with vegetarian, vegans, and raw food diets.

– Nutritional changes you can make that can save your teeth.

It’s the best resource found to avoid and reverse most dental issues.

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. All Rights Reserved. Advice and recommendations given in this website or in personal consultation by phone, email, in-person, online coaching, or otherwise, is at the reader’s sole discretion and risk. You should see a qualified, licensed doctor before starting any skin care, nutritional, diet, stretching, and/or exercise program. Information presented on this website is not to be interpreted as kind of attempt to prescribe or practice medicine. These statements and information have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. No product offerings are intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. You should always consult with a competent, fully-informed medical professional or health practitioner when making decisions having to do with your health. You are advised to investigate and educate yourself about any health related actions and choices you make.

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Stop Cavities Dead in Their Tracks! by Frederic Patenaude

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Stop Cavities Dead in Their Tracks! by Frederic Patenaude
I’ve heard different versions of the same story over and over again.

A sort of dental “disaster” story.

It happens to people who change their diet for raw foods, vegan, Paleo, etc. But it also happens to different people at various points in their lives.

It goes like this:

“I never had any problems with my teeth except a few cavities when I was a kid. Suddenly I got a bunch of cavities at once! And over the next few years: gum recession, sensitivity to cold/hot foods, enamel erosion, you name it!”

Or someone has “perfect” teeth for a while, but after months of gnawing teeth pain that gets worse, they see a dentist, only to discover that they have seven cavities, receded gums, chipping enamel, and all sorts of discoloration on their teeth.

Different details for different people, but it’s the same story over and over.

Sometimes the diet is to blame; sometimes it’s not.

It’s not that raw foods are “bad for your teeth”.

It’s just that raw foods are alive and filled with acids and natural sugar, which cariogenic bacteria love. It’s their fuel.

Cariogenic = cavity-causing. Not what we want thriving in our mouth.

To avoid and reverse those problems, it all just comes down to restoring the alkaline balance and leaving your body’s natural abilities to regulate and work their magic.

If your mouth PH is alkaline and there aren’t much cavity-causing bacteria to cause problems, you can be eating sugar all day and your pearly whites will be just fine.

Can you reverse cavities without needing filling?

In many cases, the answer is yes!

It happened to me, as it happened to many others.

In fact, a recent study was published in an Australian dentistry journal in December 2015. They showed that 50% of dental fillings were unnecessary because many dental decay cases do not require them.

They wrote:
“A tooth should be only be drilled and filled where an actual hole-in-the-tooth (cavity) is already evident.”

When you learn how to create a healthy state in your mouth, miracles can happen.

Cavities can be stopped dead in their tracks. You’ll avoid some of the worst consequences of dental problems. Your body can heal itself — so can your teeth!

Of course, dental repairs are sometimes necessary. But why not deal with the ROOT of the problem and put your mouth in an alkaline state, with the right mineral balance — where your teeth can start getting stronger, your gums healthier, and only then do the repairs that are needed?

Don’t give up your health independence and rely on dentists to take care of your teeth! Do it yourself and you’ll have healthy, clean, beautiful teeth for a lifetime.

We’re excited about the second edition of the program “How to Heal and Prevent Dental Disasters.”

Check it out here.

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In it, you will discover:

What you can do for your teeth if you already have decay above or below the gumline, pain, bleeding or loose teeth…

Why the dental industry on purpose wants you to come back for more visits with new problems to “fix” every time.

What to do if you lose a filling, chip or lose a tooth, etc.
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There’s a lot new in this version. You can get it at more than 50% off. This offer may end at any time!

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In addition to the core of the program, the new version includes a lot of new material, including:

The Top 20 Dental Health Mistakes – If you’re not making progress, it’s probably because you’re making one of these 20 mistakes.

How to Make Your Own Mouthwash and Toothpaste Replacement – A complete how-to manual on how to make healthier and more effective mouthwashes and toothpaste replacements at a fraction of the cost!

Recommended Dental Health Products – An exhaustive look at the best (and worst) dental hygiene products on the market, and which ones to use.

The Method: a printable reminder sheet of the different daily steps to take, depending on your goals, to reverse most dental problems!

New nutritional information how to avoid common mistakes that lead to an acid saliva PH

How to get cavity-resistant teeth with two simple dietary changes – Key deficiencies that most people overlook
And much more

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These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. All Rights Reserved. Advice and recommendations given in this website or in personal consultation by phone, email, in-person, online coaching, or otherwise, is at the reader’s sole discretion and risk. You should see a qualified, licensed doctor before starting any skin care, nutritional, diet, stretching, and/or exercise program. Information presented on this website is not to be interpreted as kind of attempt to prescribe or practice medicine. These statements and information have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. No product offerings are intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. You should always consult with a competent, fully-informed medical professional or health practitioner when making decisions having to do with your health. You are advised to investigate and educate yourself about any health related actions and choices you make.

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Lies and Misinformation About Dental Health Common in Raw Food World – by Frederic Patenaude

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Lies and Misinformation About Dental Health Common in Raw Food World – by Frederic Patenaude

Because of the widespread misinformation found in the raw food world, many people continue to unnecessarily experience dental problems.

Many famous raw foodists I know have come out, either privately or publicly, to discuss the massive dental problems that they’ve experienced. But many haven’t.

So the lies and misinformation continue to be spread around.

Let’s take a look at some of the most harming pieces of misinformation that you might come across.

1) That the raw vegan diet does not cause more cavities

Although it’s true that diet itself is not the root cause of dental decay, it can act as fast-burning fuel for the development of huge dental problems. When you understand how to keep your teeth so healthy and your oral environment so clean, you could eat a diet of twinkies all day and never get cavities, sensitive teeth or any other dental problems. But if you start on the wrong foot, and lack this information on keeping your teeth cavity-free for life, you could end up with big dental disasters on the raw vegan diet.

Raw vegans experience more dental problems than any other group. That is the truth!

Don’t let any other raw vegan guru tell you otherwise. Their followers have bad teeth — almost all of them do after some time.

2) If you avoid dried fruits and nuts, you’ll be okay

Some will say that as long as you avoid dried fruits (like dates), don’t drink fruit juice and don’t eat too many nuts or dried foods, you’ll be okay. That is not true. A diet composed exclusively of fresh foods, such as plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, will also lead to dental problems if proper precautions are not taken.

3) It’s all genetic

The good news: 2% of the population is total immune to dental decay. We don’t know why. Something in their mouths prevents bacteria from forming colonies, no matter what they eat. The bad news: 98% of the population isn’t.

When a raw vegan tells you that their dental problems are caused by their “bad genes,” they act just like the rest of the people who say that their heart attack was caused by family history alone.

4) Fluoride should be avoided at all cost

This is one of the most damaging lies spread in the natural health movement.

Although I don’t support adding fluoride to drinking water or other substances, like salt, the proper topical use of fluoride is one of the things that you can do that can truly make the most difference. My favorite being a fluoride rinse with no extra additives, also containing xylitol, another substance that’s very important in preventing and reversing dental problems.

5) It’s all fruit’s fault

On the other hand, we have many anti-fruits advocates who blame fruit as the cause of dental problems, because of its sugar content. But the truth is that sugar itself doesn’t cause dental decay: acid does. It’s the eating away of the enamel by acidity, produced by bacteria, that causes decay. The bacteria thrive in an acidic environment. So it’s very important to keep your mouth alkaline at all times.

People who eat a raw vegan diet with little fruit also end up with serious dental problems because of all of the acid-containing foods they consume. Of course, they don’t know how to keep their mouths alkaline.

The Solution

Once you know how to keep your mouth healthy, with strong teeth and no bacterial colonies and no acidity, you can eat whatever you want!

At that point, your diet won’t cause any problems, even if you like to eat lots of dates.

Just telling people to avoid certain foods is not enough. In fact, in most cases, it won’t make a difference.

If you’d like to find out the exact method that I use to reverse and prevent dental problems, make sure to check out my course “How to Heal and Prevent Dental Disasters.”

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100% Raw Vegan to “Mostly Raw” Vegan – What has happened? I’m not a FAILURE, am I?!

100% Raw Vegan to “Mostly Raw” Vegan – I have not committed any crime!

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There have been an interesting “turn around” in the “movement” of raw foodism (vegan). Some have stayed raw vegan a long time, such as, Dr. Fred Bisci – http://www.anydoubtleaveitout.com (over 40 years), Dr. Doug Graham – http://www.foodnsport.com (over 30 years), Storm Talifero – http://www.thegardendiet.com (over 30 years), Tonya Zavasta – click on either of the two banners on the right side bar to go directly to her website (14 years). Some seems to be heading in that direction, such as, Roger Haeske – http://www.rogerhaeske.com (10 years) and Andrew Perlot – http://www.raw-food-health.net (8 years). There are others known to the public who after being raw vegan for at least a few years or more, have decided to not eat “totally raw vegan,” but “mostly raw vegan.” They are not failures by any mean and are still eating a whole food in a plant based way (as recommended by Drs. John McDougall, Dean Ornish, Caldwell Esselstyn, T. Colin Campbell, Joel Fuhrman and Neal Barnard – I’m sure there are others, too that I have not named!).

I respect the people who have told the truth, more so then being “fakers” and telling others they must eat only raw vegan food or else (and then eat cooked vegan food in secret). At some point they may have been somewhat dogmatic and strict about their own adherence to raw veganism, but I give them the benefit of the doubt, as times change. Sometimes it has to do more so with cost and not that they do not want to stay 100% raw vegan. Others have added in cooked food because, for them individually (remember each person has a different “make-up”) and sometimes they are not absorbing the nutrients they particularly need by eating all raw vegan food.

I for one has experimented with many different ways within my 100% vegan lifestyle for over 20 years. I can tell you with absolute certainty that I will always eat in a whole food plant based way, no matter what. Personally, I prefer to be an all raw vegan and right now it is too costly for where I am living on the East Coast. On the West Coast of USA I was able to obtain an abundance of organic fruit that was much less expensive and did not have a need for cooked food. I am also right now doing a one month experiment with no sugars/fruit of any kind and am eating much more protein in the way of beans and more seeds because I need the calories. I plan to include fruit back into my plan next month and start eating those which are on the lower glycemic scale (like apples, pears, berries, etc even though I love the super sweet fruits like grapes, figs and persimmon). I will ease back into it and when I do eat higher glycemic fruit, I will try to balance it out more with greens (as in a green smoothie) as I find that it is a more balanced way to consume.

Noone consumes the exact same food, as we all have so many different variables where we need to eat more of one type or less of one type to keep the balance. One thing I do adhere to and suggest to everyone for better health, is to eat plant based whole food. If you make that one change, you will see your life evolve in many delightful ways and some that may surprise you, as you thought were never possible after having certain ailments/challenges for so many years (some resign to the fact that “it” meaning the dis-ease/itis, etc, has become part of you already and you have learned to “live with it”).

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My Experiment Living on $3.33 a Day on a Vegan Diet

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Spending too much money on a Vegan Diet? Here is a solution!

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My Experiment Living on $3.33 a Day on a Vegan Diet

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Do you remember when produce used to be cheap?

I remember often buying two avocados for a dollar, and big
ones!

I didn’t even live in California or Mexico, and avocados
were cheap.

All the vegetables I buy now seem to have doubled in price
over the last 10 years. Celery used to always be 99 cents a
bunch. Now, the “base” price is usually $1.99, sometimes
more.

Until I figured out some tips to make it work, I was
spending between $600 and $800 a month just to feed myself
on a high-raw diet.

This is more than many people spend on rent or a mortgage.

How much does the average Whole Foods Market shopper spend a
month on groceries and eating out? When a bag of organic
groceries can easily cost $80 and a glass of freshly
squeezed juice or a fresh smoothie can cost over $6, I know
that people who care about their health spend a lot on
food.

*My Experiment*

Last summer, I went on a curious experiment where I
attempted to live on only $100 a month for food.

What motivated me to find out ways to spend less on food was
when I read a book called “Early Retirement Extreme” by a
Danish author who now lives in the USA.

This author described how he lived a “great life” on just
$7000 a year. His budget was actually only $80 a month for
all groceries and food expenses.

I thought, if this guy can live and eat well on so little,
then how could I figure out a way to do it as well?

The exact number is not important. What matters is that the
amount that you manage to save is significant, and that you
do it without sacrificing your health and most importantly,
your sanity…

So last summer, for a period of about 2-3 months, I went on
a little experiment. My goal was to spend only $100 a month
on food, and yet eat better and more nutritious foods than I
was before. I learned a great deal during this experiment,
and this is how I wrote my book “How to Eat Well for Under
$100 a Month on a Plant-Based Diet.”

I calculated the exact cost of all fruits per calories. I
also compared prices all over different cities, and compiled
all the best ways to get the best deals on food. What
started as a personal challenge turned into a sort of
economic science experiment.

I didn’t think it was possible to eat well for just $100 a
month until I tried it. And it worked!

*Some Tips*

One of the big changes I implemented was to stop buying
everything in bulk.

I know that sounds counterintuitive, but bulk deals are not
always the best. I used to buy all of my fruit by the box,
and I thought it was the best way to get the best price.

But what I discovered is that often, it’s much better to
discover stores that will advertise “loss leaders,” which
are specials that they run every week to attract customers.

I then focused on those foods and create your recipes around
what was on sale.

I spent a few months researching prices and I came up with a
definitive price list that I keep with me when I go
shopping. The price list tells you exactly what is the
maximum amount you should spend for each type of fruit,
vegetable, grain or other food. That way, you’ll know
instantly if you’re getting a good
deal or not.

*My Rule of Thumb*

In order to eat well for $100 a month, you have to find a
cheap source of healthy calories. This is actually the
easiest part of the program.

The biggest budget killer in a healthy diet is fresh
produce. The system for eating $100 a month on a plant-based
diet allows you to eat a healthy diet with fruits and
vegetables. However, those tend to be the most expensive
parts in one’s diet, besides eating out.

So my rule of thumb is to never pay more than 99 cents a
pound for fresh produce.

One way to get fruits and vegetables for 99 cents a pound or
less is to shop at supermarkets, local produce stores and
anywhere that advertises weekly specials.

You can compile, every week, a short list of the specials at
different stores around you. The easiest way to do this is
to write it all down on an index card and carry this with
you when you go shopping.

*Does It Need to be $100 a Month?*

The truth is, the target that I chose for my experiment,
$100 a month, was arbitrary because it was a fixed number. I
wanted to see if I could do it. Nowadays, I spend more than
this amount on food, but it’s still significantly less than
what I used to spend.

The reason this system works it’s because it’s customizable.

Once you know how it works, you can decide what your
personal target should be. Maybe eating organic food is
really important to you, so in this case you’ll alter the
strategy and the monthly budget for that.

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My Experiment Living on $3.33 a Day on a Vegan Diet – as told by Frederic Patenaude

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My Experiment Living on $3.33 a Day on a Vegan Diet

First, an announcement:

This weekend, “How to Eat Well for Under $100 a Month on a Plant-Based Diet” is available for $19.95 instead of $37.

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Use Coupon code: MINDY100

Do you remember when produce used to be cheap?

I remember often buying two avocados for a dollar, and big
ones!

I didn’t even live in California or Mexico, and avocados
were cheap.

All the vegetables I buy now seem to have doubled in price
over the last 10 years. Celery used to always be 99 cents a
bunch. Now, the “base” price is usually $1.99, sometimes
more.

Until I figured out some tips to make it work, I was
spending between $600 and $800 a month just to feed myself
on a high-raw diet.

This is more than many people spend on rent or a mortgage.

How much does the average Whole Foods Market shopper spend a
month on groceries and eating out? When a bag of organic
groceries can easily cost $80 and a glass of freshly
squeezed juice or a fresh smoothie can cost over $6, I know
that people who care about their health spend a lot on
food.

*My Experiment*

Last summer, I went on a curious experiment where I
attempted to live on only $100 a month for food.

What motivated me to find out ways to spend less on food was
when I read a book called “Early Retirement Extreme” by a
Danish author who now lives in the USA.

This author described how he lived a “great life” on just
$7000 a year. His budget was actually only $80 a month for
all groceries and food expenses.

I thought, if this guy can live and eat well on so little,
then how could I figure out a way to do it as well?

The exact number is not important. What matters is that the
amount that you manage to save is significant, and that you
do it without sacrificing your health and most importantly,
your sanity…

So last summer, for a period of about 2-3 months, I went on
a little experiment. My goal was to spend only $100 a month
on food, and yet eat better and more nutritious foods than I
was before. I learned a great deal during this experiment,
and this is how I wrote my book “How to Eat Well for Under
$100 a Month on a Plant-Based Diet.”

I calculated the exact cost of all fruits per calories. I
also compared prices all over different cities, and compiled
all the best ways to get the best deals on food. What
started as a personal challenge turned into a sort of
economic science experiment.

I didn’t think it was possible to eat well for just $100 a
month until I tried it. And it worked!

*Some Tips*

One of the big changes I implemented was to stop buying
everything in bulk.

I know that sounds counterintuitive, but bulk deals are not
always the best. I used to buy all of my fruit by the box,
and I thought it was the best way to get the best price.

But what I discovered is that often, it’s much better to
discover stores that will advertise “loss leaders,” which
are specials that they run every week to attract customers.

I then focused on those foods and create your recipes around
what was on sale.

I spent a few months researching prices and I came up with a
definitive price list that I keep with me when I go
shopping. The price list tells you exactly what is the
maximum amount you should spend for each type of fruit,
vegetable, grain or other food. That way, you’ll know
instantly if you’re getting a good
deal or not.

*My Rule of Thumb*

In order to eat well for $100 a month, you have to find a
cheap source of healthy calories. This is actually the
easiest part of the program.

The biggest budget killer in a healthy diet is fresh
produce. The system for eating $100 a month on a plant-based
diet allows you to eat a healthy diet with fruits and
vegetables. However, those tend to be the most expensive
parts in one’s diet, besides eating out.

So my rule of thumb is to never pay more than 99 cents a
pound for fresh produce.

One way to get fruits and vegetables for 99 cents a pound or
less is to shop at supermarkets, local produce stores and
anywhere that advertises weekly specials.

You can compile, every week, a short list of the specials at
different stores around you. The easiest way to do this is
to write it all down on an index card and carry this with
you when you go shopping.

*Does It Need to be $100 a Month?*

The truth is, the target that I chose for my experiment,
$100 a month, was arbitrary because it was a fixed number. I
wanted to see if I could do it. Nowadays, I spend more than
this amount on food, but it’s still significantly less than
what I used to spend.

The reason this system works it’s because it’s customizable.

Once you know how it works, you can decide what your
personal target should be. Maybe eating organic food is
really important to you, so in this case you’ll alter the
strategy and the monthly budget for that.

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