Reduce Gum Disease with Grapefruit?
January 17, 2006
Eating two grapefruits a day can reduce gum bleeding for those who suffer from gum disease.
A two-week study showed that eating two grapefruits a day raised vitamin C levels for all participants. The vitamin C level of smokers in the study almost doubled.Grapefruit increases blood levels of vitamin C, which promotes healing, and also lessens damage caused by free radical molecules. This aids in the repair of gums.