What does consuming coconut oil have to do with overall good health, physical degeneration and dental health? Coconut oil? Really?! That question was my initial reaction to seeing several books about coconut oil, “oil pulling”, and the health benefits of consuming coconut oil on the shelves in some holistic dental offices recently.
Readers may recall my mentioning some of the many natural health and holistic nutrition books I’ve been reading over the last few months, discovered during the time I spent as a dental professional observing and watching the methods and dental protocols used in a variety of local holistic, fluoride free and mercury free dental offices. In one holistic dental office in particular, the book shelves in the doctor’s private office was filled with books on natural health and nutrition, books about coconut oil and its many health benefits, and the dental office reception/waiting room had many of those same books on display.
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