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Prehistoric Man Had Much Healthier Teeth and Gums than Modern Humans

Posted on February 28, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog
The REAL Source of Cavities and Gum Disease

Our modern stereotype is that – until recently – people were plagued with rotting teeth, cavities and gum disease.

But the truth is that prehistoric people had much better oral health than we do today.

As NPR reports:

Prehistoric humans didn’t have toothbrushes. They didn’t have floss or toothpaste, and they certainly didn’t have Listerine. Yet somehow, their mouths were a lot healthier than ours are today.

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No prehistoric men

There are no prehistoric men - the first man was Adam, and a portion of his story (get it?) is found in the book of Genesis.

No King but Jesus, no President but Ron Paul

Squirls Tails......

If I remember correctly Fred and Wilma used squirls.


But, know, seriously it's cause they ate ALL natural. AND they're Dr. was "Weston A. Price....."

U'll only understand the last bit if U google it.

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

If only I could

resist candies and other sweet stuff...

But diet and miscare aside, teeth's health is pure genetic. I even see that in my family. My siblings are after my mother as far as teeth health is concerned. I inhereted those from my father. With similar care, diet and dentist visits the result is different.

That's a great blog!

Thanks for the introduction!

Raw foods




its because prehistoric man lived to be 20 yrs old rather than 85...

Obviously confused about the

Obviously confused about the concept of average. Study some arithmetic, then try again.

Nope not confused

about the concept of avg. I don't know the exact age prehistoric men died but its safe to assume is wasn't long 20 give or take a few years would be a safe assumption (ON AVERAGE)

(60+0)/2 = 30. Keep trying.

(60+0)/2 = 30. Keep trying. You'll get it eventually.


For more info on the subject of intestinal flora, read Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride. It is an amazing book. It appears to be catching on because she is the first one I know of who has put all the pieces of the puzzle together(the pieces we know of anyway) and this article repeats verbatim much of her book. She cured her son of autism.

In short, humans are not meant to eat refined sugars or grains. They feed pathogens in the gut (and mouth apparently) which affect every vital system of our bodies. A proper (paleo-type) diet and cultured fermented foods will cure the body of auto-immune disorder.

Thank you for posting this article. It is extremely important.