Is todays evidence, tomorrows poor advice? It’s difficult to keep track on what is not necessarily the optimum way to live your life, but a way that is feasible with achievable goals.
I am old enough to have been told to “go to work on an egg”, then told to avoid due to cholesterol, but now eggs are OK, and anyway I have the miracle statin to avoid a stroke that the drug protects 1 in 286 of us. I take it to ward off dementia. I take it to ward off dementia.
I know we are all time poor, it’s why I made the App to save time supporting my oral advice health advice, and market my dental services. But why stop there? We can point anyone who follows our oral health advice, to more current basic health advice. Every little helps, but not always when it comes to BOGOF, there is a massive long term problem not dissimilar to Tobacco or OxyContin.
Sugar produces far worse diseases than caries, lets engage with the public and help them enjoy better health with simple messages, as with UPFs Ultra Processed Foods.
Marion Nestle, the former Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University fifteen minutes into this podcast talks about how we are poisoning children, and how we are paying for it.
The simple message for all of us as advised by Micheal Pollan in his book In Defence of Food,
"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."
And avoid UPDs ( carbonated drinks), which is where explaining the BEWE is of further value.
This is recent evidence on UPFs and weight gain and the start of the disease process.
And if you like reading, the link is below.
If you prefer watching, try this for Diabetes from a doctors view on living with Obesity.
There is more with our time do talking to patients and leading them to useful information that may help improve their quality of life than writing masses of needless notes which are of little value to you, your patient, and ultimately your defence organisation.
Another explanation with the general simple advice below.
After a while, when using an ultrasonic scaler, my mind drifts off. Sometimes I even wonder what I am doing, and why? In March 2016 Mrs Collins isolated premolar supporting her CoCr -/p was M2 and bleeding. Desperate measures were required, so I sent her a YouTube video form the excellent group Perio Courses. In July 2020 she still has no bleeding, no mobility, and a lower denture she likes-even more unusual. She was the tipping point for my teeth4life APP.