Researchers from the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) in Tarragona, Spain and ETH Zurich, Switzerland successfully developed a process to get sweeteners, such as mannitol or ribitol, from highly available, affordable, and sustainable sources like glucose or arabinose.
The World Health Organization has urged countries to raise the tax on sugary drinks to combat obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. The WHO believes that lowering consumption of sodas, sports drinks, juices, etc., is an effective way to minimize obesity and diabetes cases.
Even without brushing their teeth or drinking fluoridated water, beavers have remarkably strong teeth good for gnawing on wood. A new study shows that their tough teeth are all thanks to a key component built into their chemical structure, and it's iron.
Crack and meth users suffer from what's been labeled as "meth mouth" or extreme tooth decay, and now a new study found that people that consumer diet sodas on a regular basis or just as likely to develop similar tooth damage.