The role that our bones play when it comes to overall health and fitness is not to be ignored! While we have long been told that dairy milk is beneficial for the optimum health of our bones, there is increasing evidence that points to other foods perhaps being of greater benefit!
Your joints are responsible for connecting your bones and without them you would be unable to bend! As we age it is inevitable that we will experience damage to our bones and unfortunately the same is true of our joints. However, there are things that you can do to work to limit this damage and help to preserve the optimum function of your joints. Sometimes this damage happens due to general overuse, but sometimes it is because of a condition known as osteoarthritis.
There has been some speculation over the last few years as to whether poor oral hygiene could be a contributing factor to the onset of arthritis. In particular, the incidence of gum disease and the correlation with the incidence of arthritis. This is a link that has been studied by scientists. One of the primary aims of doing so is to determine if the potential exists to work to help prevent the onset of arthritis through more stringent oral health.