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October 8, 2021 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

A Plant-Based Diet and Periodontal Health

by Larissa J. Rowdon, BHK, MSc Candidate; Wendy E. Ward, BAS, MSc, PhD

ERIODONTAL DISEASE AND A PLANT-BASED DIET What is a ‘plant-based diet’? Essentially, this is an umbrella term that describes a diet characterized by a focus on food sources from plants with a lower, although not necessarily eliminated, consumption of animal

October 26, 2016 News DentalDentistryNewsOral Health

Ancestral Human Diets Being Revealed Through Teeth Examination

by Erin Ross, NPR

When scientists want to know what our ancient ancestors ate, they can look at a few things: fossilized animal bones with marks from tools used to butcher and cut them; fossilized poop; and teeth. The first two can tell us

Superfood
October 18, 2016 Feature DentistryOral HealthPeriodonticsPublic Health

“Superfood”: A Connection with Periodontal Health?

by Wendy E. Ward, Professor & Canada Research Chair Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University

“Superfood” – a term we are increasingly exposed to in our daily life. From food packaging, trendy beverage vendors and cafes, books promising a way to lose weight or live longer, or in the broader media, the term is everywhere.

May 27, 2011 News Cancer

Daily Dose of Acetaminophen Decreases Risk for Prostate Cancer

by ken

You are what you eat.  My next door neighbour is a well respected urologist of Chinese extraction.  As such, his patient base is replete with many of those who have emigrated to Canada from China and the Far East. He