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Mesolithic hunter-gatherers eating a meat, grain-free diet had much healthier mouths than we have – almost no cavities or gum disease

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Mesolithic hunter-gatherers living on a meat-dominated, grain-free diet had much healthier mouths that we have today — with almost no cavities and gum disease-associated bacteria, a genetic study of ancient dental plaque has revealed.

An international team of researchers, led by a group at the Australian Center for Ancient DNA, University of Adelaide, published their findings in  Nature Genetics.

Read the article HERE

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