If you want to live a trouble-free and a long, healthy lifestyle, this will involve keeping a balanced diet, and in a modern world, there is little excuse if you don’t. Magazines and TV show are filled to the rafters with nutritional diets, how to cook properly and what exactly constitutes a healthy diet; there are calorie and fat charts that break down everything that you consume so that you can keep an eye on your weight and fitness. Good eating will keep your veins free from cholesterol, your heart pumping freely and help to sustain a strong immune system: all of these will impact of other parts of your body too, including your teeth; if you maintain a good diet, it will help to keep a high amount of saliva in your mouth in order to fight off bacteria. Now, no-one is saying that you can’t go mad and have fish and chips or a kebab from time to time; it’s when you only eat foods like this all of the time that your body will suffer over continued periods. Such foods also promote more bacteria in the mouth from the fat contents in them and this is the start of a dangerous route to plaque; too much of these foods will also start to affect the blood flow through your heart, plus diminish your immune system. Diet is a complex issue in your life, so you should always seek advice from people who know best, and if you live in Swindon, the town is served by Clifton Dental of Bristol: these are the people you should call if you have any concerns about what you eat and drink.