Written by Dentistry Today Monday, 28 January 2013 12:23
Blackberries could be beneficial for one’s oral health.
A new study shows that this type of fruit could lead to healthy gums. The study appeared in the Journal of Periodontal Research. The study states that the antibacterial properties of blackberries lower the risk of gum disease and promote gum health.
There are also prior studies that have indicated the positive aspects of blackberries and claim they prevent cancerous cells from spreading.
Many studies have shown that eating a diet filled with fruits and vegetables is beneficial to one’s oral health. This type of diet can also lower the risk of developing oral cancer, diabetes and heart disease, among other health ailments.
Since good oral health leads to good overall health, it can be extremely beneficial for a person to implement blackberries into his or her diet.