The role of diet in oral health
Changing your eating habits can help reduce the risk of tooth decay. The December 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association reminds patients that having a balanced diet is important to maintaining a healthy smile.
Caries is caused by plaque - a thin film of bacteria which covers the teeth. After you eat or drink, plaque digests sugars and produces acids that weaken tooth enamel. The more you consume foods and beverages that contain sugar, the greater the risk of developing plaque and ending up forming cavities. The best way to protect your teeth against plaque is to keep an eye on the amount of sugar in your diet.
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Made from fresh fruits and vegetables, centrifuged juices can transform your health and boost your weight loss process. Eduardo Navarro, who treats his patients taking into account body, mind and spirit, lists some benefits: "detoxification, balance of metabolism, correction of nutritional deficiencies, neutralization of free radicals, cure of diseases, rejuvenation and reduction of the incidence of cavities, among others.
Eat red fruits at least one once a week can protect the brain against memory loss due to aging, according to a study of 16,000 women. The analysis, developed by a researcher from the Channing Laboratory and the Women's Hospital , in the United States, was published in the Annals of Neurology . For to evaluate the mental functioning of the participants, three telephone interviews were made with spacing of about two years between one and the other.