Meat Diet-Side Effect

I went to the Dentist today to check out the calculus deposits that have sprung out of nowhere while on the meat diet.

“I have never seen this much tartar deposits in the crevices of the teeth!”  Is what the dentist told me.  He has been practicing for over ten years.

What is going on?  One other person mentioned how she noticed more calculus while on a carb-restricted diet.  Has this happened to anyone else?

I am going to question Dr. Eades of Protein Power and Mark Sisson of Mark’s Daily Apple.  I will post any response I receive.

4 Responses to Meat Diet-Side Effect

  1. CynaraJane says:

    I’ve been low-carbing for about 2 years now without incident. As a matter of fact my teeth/mouth situation has improved, so I’ve no clue why you have the increased calculus. It may be another overlooked factor?

    BTW, it’s Dr. Eades, Michael Eades (M. Eades)…so I can see where you got the “Meades” from!

  2. curiousfarmer says:

    This has happened to a few others as well. Many comments on Protein Power,
    One person mentioned the minerals in water. My region has high calcium and magnesium limestone and I assume highly mineralized water as we have our own well.

  3. Monica says:

    I don’t think it’s beyond the realm of possibility that a meat-heavy diet would increase calcium availability. grains are real mineral blockers.

    Stephan of Whole Health Source ( has a great series of posts on dental health. Most people, though, have reported the opposite issue.

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