Caring For Your Teeth - Do We Need Animal Products?
raw-food-health

Home
Ask A Question
Free Subscription
The Raw Food Blog

Making Your Life Easier

Raw Weight Loss And Vitality

Savory Dressings And Sauces

The Raw Lifestyle Ebook

Raw Food Coaching

The Vitamix!

Product Suggestions

The Basics

The Raw Food Diet

Escape Disease

Weight Loss

Success Stories

Andrew's Recipes

Reader Favorite Recipes

Raw Food Videos

Food Choices

Which Raw Foods

Fruit List

Cooking Damage

Nutrition

Fruit Handling

Fruity Locations

Harmful Diets

Lifestyle

The Raw Lifestyle

Mind Over Matter

Caring For Yourself

Body Care

Hydration

Improving The World

Save The Earth

Organic Gardening

Structuring Society

The Joys of Movement

Born To Run

Odds and Ends

Meet Andrew

What's New

Article List/Sitemap

Become An Affiliate


Advertise On This Site

Amazon Store

Contact Andrew

Support This Site

Good Books





 


Caring For Your Teeth - Do We Need Animal Products?



Reader's Question:

How healthy are teeth on a fruitarian diet?

According to Ramiel Nagel, author of "Cure tooth decay," one needs to consume daily raw butter raw milk cod liver oil bone broth etc.

Andrew's Answer:

I don't eat an all-fruitarian diet, and don't recommend it. We need greens for minerals. Fruit, however, does bring in the majority of the calories on this diet.

That being said, my teeth are thriving on an all-raw vegan diet. Every time I go to get them cleaned my dental hygienist exclaims over how much better my teeth look since I've gone raw, and says she barely has to clean them at all.

Plenty of raw foodists have teeth problems, though, and for good reason. Dried fruit, nuts and seeds easily stick to your teeth, and most raw foodists eat far too many of these foods.

Once caked on, bacteria start to break the gummy bits down, but in doing so the bacteria eliminates an acid. Over time, the continuous acid onslaught brought on by regular consumption of these foods will destroy your teeth.

Also of concern is the consumption of raw juices and diets composed primarily of acid fruit.

It's clear, however, that the body does not need meat, dairy or eggs to maintain good teeth.

The best way to maintain your teeth is to take care of them. Flossing twice a day and brushing once or twice a day is critical. Letting food build up will cause decay of the teeth and ruin the gums.

You can learn more about caring for your teeth in this article.







Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Got A Raw Food Diet, Nutrition, Or Food Prep Question? Ask Away!.





Receive the free Raw Food Health Journal

Keep up to date with new articles from this site.

Enter your E-mail Address

Enter your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you The Raw Food Health Journal.

Search Raw-Food-Health.net



raw-food-health
Copyright © raw-food-health.net | All rights reserved. Website design by Cre8ve Online
Click here for the mandatory privacy policy and terms of use, which you agree to by using this site.

Raw Food Health Site Build It