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That's an interesting question! So I will first explain the exact mechanism of Xylitol in our oral cavity. Xylitol, is a naturally occurring five-carbon sugar polyol, a white crystalline carbohydrate. Now the most significant contributor or the pioneer bacteria for dental caries (which further leads to tooth decay) is Streptococcus Mutans. Xylitol reduces ...


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The book may actually be correct and Mayo (surprisingly) rather wrong here. According to a 2020 review: Several published reviews have concluded that milk is of very low cariogenicity and may have some caries protective potential. For example, WHO reviewed the strength of the evidence in 2003 and concluded that a “decreased risk” of dental caries from milk ...


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It seems to be peer-reviewed, but that's not really conclusive of the study's quality. The article itself admits in its abstract that it's only looking at correlation, not causation: In this study, which only allowed for the calculation of unadjusted observational associations They also used a convenience sample, children that showed up at 3 clinics. And ...


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The transcription in the question is an accurate representation of her speech, which is available on the C-SPAN vido attached to this tweet The pause in her speech between "herd immunity" and "quackery" could be interpreted as apposition or it could be enumeration - that is, referring to something else, e.g. the promotion of ...


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Yes, Nancy Pelosi said this, and C-SPAN has the video: Speaker Pelosi on Coronavirus Economic Aid Package. You can navigate to the correct part by clicking on the text in the automatically-generated transcript (though note it was not edited and has mistakes like "crockery" when she really said "quackery"). Pelosi already received the ...


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