Your oral health and overall systemic health are closely connected. Eating healthy foods and maintaining a proper diet are vital to your dental health. Cavities are less likely to occur when you avoid sugary foods and frequent snacking. Sugary drinks and snacks coat your teeth in sugar and promote cavity-causing bacteria. Eat healthy foods and brush your teeth regularly to fight cavities. Drinking water regularly also helps flush food particles from the teeth.
Your health starts with you! Taking personal responsibility for your health is the most important first step to attaining–and sustaining–optimum health. How you look and how you feel reflects strongly on how you live. At Dr Yani's Holistic and Healing Dentistry, it is our mission and our passion to provide you with knowledge and tools to improve your health and wellbeing by teaching you about healthier lifestyle choices and natural approaches to treating illness and improving overall health.
If you have questions about maintaining your dental health, please don’t hesitate to ask us. We are prepared to give you the information you need to take charge of your dental health so you can enjoy a bright, beautiful smile.
Vitamine K2 the cornerstone for healthy gums and teeth:
Statistics:-1 out of every 2 Americans die of heart disease today.-Over 600,000 people die per year from heart disease (not including strokes).-Over 1 million people die per year from cardiovascular illnesses (heart disease and strokes). Types of Vitamin K:-Vitamin K1 is found in green leafy vegetables.-Vitamin K2 is found in fermented dairy products.Studies on Vitamin K2:-The Rotterdam study found that consuming 40 mcg of Vitamin K2 daily, reduced one’s chance of heart disease and stroke by 50%. -Another study, performed on over 16,000 people, found that for every 10 mcg of Vitamin K2 consumed, one’s chance of acquiring cardiovascular disease dropped by 9% for every 10 oz.Sources of Vitamin K2:-Vitamin K2 is best absorbed through real food sources, rather than supplementation.-Grass-fed raw cheese and fermented cultured dairy beverages, like kefir, goat milk, and Amasai, are the best dietary sources of Vitamin K2.-Aim for consuming 40 mcg of Vitamin K2 daily, which equates to about 4 oz. of raw dairy for optimal heart health.Benefits of Vitamin K2:-Vitamin K2 promotes bone and heart health more effectively than Vitamin K1. -Raw, unpasteurized dairy is more nutritious than processed dairy.-Raw cheese is also a great source of protein and healthy fats.Snack Ideas:-Consume raw cheese with:flax seed crackersapple slicessaladburgerhoneyalmond butter
Improve the strength of your teeth taking Magnesium
Just as your bones receive benefit from magnesium consumption, your teeth are the beneficiaries as well. Magnesium is important for calcium absorption to help improve the integrity of your teeth. In addition, sufficient levels of magnesium help to eliminate high levels of phosphoric acid from harming your enamel and your teeth, which is responsible for tooth decay. Consuming regular amounts of magnesium can be helpful for your teeth and taking the right amounts can be highly beneficial.
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