22 Sep 2014

Study: Dietary sugars should be drastically reduced

.............."Tooth decay is a serious problem worldwide, and reducing sugars intake makes a huge difference," stated study author Aubrey Sheiham, BDS, PhD, an emeritus professor of dental public health at UCL, in the release. "Data from Japan were particularly revealing, as the population had no access to sugar during or shortly after the Second World War. We found that decay was hugely reduced during this time, but then increased as they began to import sugar again."
The researchers also noted that a previous study found that only 2% of people living in Nigeria had caries when their diet contained almost no sugar, about half a teaspoon (2 grams) per day (British Dental Journal, 1967, Vol. 123, pp. 144-148). In comparison, some 92% of U.S. adults have had caries............

1 comment:

rcannard said...

Quote;"Our top priority is not to allow the idea of a magic single bullet to solve the problem to be developed," stated study co-author Philip James, MD"... But that is exactly what the health gurus have done with fluoridation and this has to change especially with all the new information coming out about sugar...Seems to be a trend to introduce a product then years down the line the truth starts coming out, smoking and asbestos spring to mind...