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By: Magic Orthodontics Created: 6/3/2016 3:09 PM
By magicorthodontics on 7/22/2016 12:15 PM
 

WE'VE ALL BEEN TOLD (and many of us tell our children) that milk builds strong bones. But our nutritional and dietary preferences are not only widely varied, they also change from time to time. Does milk really “do a body good”? Some believe it does, and others believe it doesn’t.Regardless of your take, you’re not alone. Today, millions of people follow vegan or vegetarian diets, and tens of millions of people are lactose intolerant. Whether or not you choose to avoid dairy for health or other personal reasons, here are some thoughts from our team.Calcium and Vitamin D Play a Key Role in Oral HealthIt’s true that dairy products are full of calcium, and often supplemented with vitamin D (which helps your body absorb calcium and other bone-building minerals). While people on specialized diets (including vegans and vegetarians) are typically very careful about eating healthy, there’s still a risk of calcium and vitamin D deficiency.One of the dangers in calcium and vitamin D deficiency is the increased risk...
By magicorthodontics on 6/3/2016 3:10 PM

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