Once again we see how diet plays an important role in health. This time, though, I enjoyed reading the connection tot’s oral health.

This article discusses how our ancient ancestors who favored a “paleo diet” lacking in carbohydrates had far fewer cavities (caries) than similar populations who also ate a “paleo diet,” but who also consumed carbohydrates such as honeycomb.

Today, carbohydrates are consumed in abundance, leading to dental decay and gingival inflammation.

https://www.ualrpublicradio.org/post/anthropology-lab-uses-ancient-teeth-advance-dental-research

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