It seems fish oil is getting more good press. Add gum disease to the list of things it can help your body fight. Specifically, the polyunsaturated fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) were found to reduce the incidence of gum disease in a study conducted at the schools of Medicine and Public Health at Harvard.
Although traditional treatment concentrates on the bacterial infection, strategies like the one presented in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, focus on the inflammatory response. If you like seafood, you might be thinking “Oh my cod!” or “Holy mackerel.” Either way, it’s truly something to “trout” about and should leave you whistling a happy “tuna.”
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