If you want healthy gums, you know to brush and floss daily. But cutting calories will help too!
A new study found it helps slow the progression of gum disease. The inflammation on gumlines was reduced with lower calorie diets – as well as inflammation in the entire body.
It worked on the short-term as well – if someone started a new diet, the results would show rather quickly.
However, it’s important not to go overboard – getting a healthy number of calories is important, because malnourishment is also a cause of gum disease.
But if you’ve been looking to cut back a bit and slim your waistline, you may end up with healthier gums too!
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