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DHA omega-3 linked to significantly improved periodontal outcomes – Harvard data.

Scientists from Harvard report that supplementation with DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) omega-3 may improve periodontal outcomes in people with periodontitis. Periodontitis is a serious gum infection that destroys the soft tissue and bone supporting the teeth. It is reportedly the second most common disease worldwide, with 30-50% of the US population suffering from it.

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Dr. Barry Sears

The benefits are likely due to increased levels of resolvins that shut down ongoing inflammation.

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