nutrient-dense foods Tag

Mouth Bacteria Must Be Fed

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS • Nutritional Periodontist February 7, 2017 [printfriendly]       Don’t kill the bacteria in your mouth. Instead, feed them. Yes, mouth bacteria must be fed in ways that keep them healthy. Balanced, healthy bacteria are your friends – not your…

Can Food Change the Shape of Your Jaw?

Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS ● Nutritional Periodontist November 30, 2015 [printfriendly]       Beginning about 10,000 years ago, the shape of our jaws started changing at a faster pace than the previous 200,000 years of modern humans. The change in jaw structure coincided with the…

What Would Happen If….?

Imagine an animal in the wild – a cute, cuddly little thing. And let’s say this animal was living 200,000 years ago. In order for this animal to survive and thrive, it needed to chew its food to get the necessary nutrients into its body….