Katrina is back with another Fast Facts: Perio Edition and this time talking specifically about pro-inflammatory diets and its impact on perio health.
Red meats, processed meats, organ meats, refined carbs, white bread, white rice, dessert, sweetened beverages, sodas, and sports drinks – these are several of the elements of a pro-inflammatory diet which trigger chronic diseases (e.g. perio disease) in our body.
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Reference: Choi SW, Sreeja SR, Le TD, ShivappaN, Hebert JR, Kim MK. Association between inflammatory potential of diet and periodontitis disease risks: Results from a Korean population-based cohort study. J Clin Periodontol. 2023 Apr 21. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13817. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37085969.