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............
22 Sep 2014
.............."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."
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