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Friday, April 26, 2013

How the Modern Diet is the Source of Cavities and Gum Disease


New research has confirmed that humans’ modern diet is the main reason that modern day humans overwhelmingly get cavities and gum disease. (1) This research further confirms that hunter gatherers had perfect teeth and did not suffer from cavities and gum disease. (1) The big change that happened that is the cause of modern man’s dental problems is that farming was invented. (1) Prehistoric man was nomadic and subsisted mostly on “meat, vegetables, and nuts.” (1) This changed to modern man’s settled farms and their new diet of “carbohydrates and sugar.” (1) This dietary change also altered the bacteria found in our mouths, resulting in more of the bad bacteria and less of the good bacteria. (1) The result today is that our mouths are in a constantly fighting off these bad bacteria, thus weakening our health, and 75% of Americans have some form of gum disease. (1) The overuse of antibiotics has also been implicated in the poor state of our dental health. (1) Antibiotics kill off the bad but also the good bacteria that may never return. (1) Even taking probiotics may not be enough since most probiotics only have a few strains and replicate the hundreds of strains of bacteria found in a healthy gut. (1)
Perhaps even more importantly, this new research has discovered that there is a direct link between good bacteria in the gut and the brain. (1) Many types of mental illnesses like depression and anxiety can be linked to an unhealthy gut and low levels of healthy bacteria. (1) Currently, not much is known about how bacteria affect our bodies and health, so additional research is needed. (1) It may be in the future that one will take probiotics to treat bad bacteria or depression. (1)
Further research documents how rates of cavities are falling worldwide and there is no benefit to fluoridated water supplies. (1) Most countries do not fluoridate their water and there cavities rates are dropping substantially. (1) Only four western countries fluoridate their water: Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and the USA. (1)
So, how do we take better care of our teeth and gums in the 21st century? The research suggests that returning to how our ancestors ate will benefit our mouths. (1) This entails not eating processed carbohydrates and eating more like hunter gathers did including fermented foods that contain live beneficial bacteria. (1) Also, cranberry juice without added sweeteners prevents bad bacteria from sticking to the teeth. (1) And, brushing with baking soda helps to reduce plaque buildup on teeth. (1)

Article Sources:
No stated author. "The REAL Source of Cavities and Gum Disease." Global Research. 25.Apr.2013. World Truth.TV. 26.April.2013 <http://worldtruth.tv/the-real-source-of-cavities-and-gum-disease/>.

3 comments:

jogara jumawan said...

Gum disease is known by professionals as Periodontitis. It affects the periodontium, or gum tissues.

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Dr.S.Gunasekaran said...

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Gunasekaran said...

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