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  1. The relationship between dental health and diet took a severe turn for the worse with the introduction of carbohydrate-rich farming diets in the Neolithic period (c.10,000 years ago) followed by the introduction of industrially processed flour and sugar (around the mid-1800s).

    Shifting from a hunter-gatherer diet to an agricultural diet based on grains led to the domination of cavity-causing bacteria in our mouths.

    See: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/08/09/nutsedge-dental-health.aspx?e_cid=20140809Z1_DNL_art_2&utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art2&utm_campaign=20140809Z1&et_cid=DM53201&et_rid=618066517

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