Study finds, Probiotics are Good For Oral Health

Probiotics (live micro-organisms) are beneficial to the stomach, and in a new study, out of Spain finds they are also good for your teeth.


Probiotics are Good For Oral Health
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Researchers at the International University in Barcelona, Spain, looked at the effects of probiotics on gingivitis, bad breath & cavity development. Researchers found that some of the probiotics taken alone or as part of a formula improved oral health.


Denise Cole, a registered dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic, who did not take part in the study, said people who took probiotic milk over a seven month period showed a decrease in cavities as well as a decrease in periodontal disease when probiotics were administered straight to the gum.


Probiotics can increase resistance to infectious diseases, help balance upset stomach & improve allergy symptoms. Probiotic milks & yogurts are a good source of probiotics,and there are also a wide variety of supplements.


Source:
Foxnews.com
16 December 2011

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