Eating Fish Is Good For Your Teeth & Gums
Nothing can replace good ‘ol fashioned brushing & flossing for a healthy mouth, and nobody can take the place of your dentist for helping you fend off the cavity creeps.
But did you know that eating fish can promote optimal oral health?
In one study people with a higher dietary intake of the Omega 3 DHA were associated with a lower odds of periodontitis – gum disease.
In 2010, the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health published a study which found that polyunsaturated fatty acids (Omega 3s) found in fatty fish were effective in the treatment of periodontitis. Read the rest of this entry »