Your oral microbiome is just as important as your gut microbiome.
Your oral microbiome is linked to your digestion, immunity,
nutrient absorption, cardiovascular health, and so much
This means, when we use products that disrupt our oral microbiome,
we also disrupt our countless other systems of the body. Mouthwash
happens to be one of these products.
It may leave your mouth with a minty fresh scent, but it’s also
killing the bacteria that are trying to keep your teeth and gums
You know that cool mint Listerine that looks cool and minty? It
contains dye green number three, which has been linked to bladder
cancer. And then the original Scope contained yellow number five
made from a derivative of coal tar. And blue number one has been
connected to cancer in many of the animal tests that have been
This is why in today’s episode, we are going to explore solutions
for the Fatal Convenience: Mouthwash.
What I discuss:
00:14: What are the dangers of mouthwash?
05:16: What can you use instead of mouthwash to protect your
I’m Darin Olien, the “Superfood Hunter.”
If you’re looking for motivation to take the next step towards a happier, healthier life then you’re in the right place.
On this podcast, you’ll hear honest conversations with extraordinary people that educate and inspire me. We cover everything from nutrition and mental health to sustainable ways of living.
We also dive into life's Fatal Conveniences™. These are the things that we're doing or consuming in our day-to-day life that may actually be harming us, or the Earth.