Stevia rebaudiana

Stevia as a sweetener and plaque reducer

We use Stevia in our product lines both for it’s sweetening effect and for it’s ability to reduce the amount of dental plaque.  Here is a link to a study performed by Professor at the Department of Preventive and Social Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul C.D. Cassiano Scapini, Porto Alegre, Brazil .

Sodium Fluoride

Impact of fluoride on neurological development in children

From the Harvard University Web Site: Excerpt: In a meta-analysis, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and China Medical University in Shenyang for the first time combined 27 studies and found strong indications that fluoride may adversely affect cognitive development in children. Based on the findings, the authors say that this risk should […]