Solving bad breath one walnut at a time
By Bethany Brookshire, 19:25 PM May 14, 2014
LOS ANGELES - We’ve all woken in the morning with that classic “morning breath.” Bacteria that live in your mouth cause this bad breath, or halitosis. The microbes feast upon little bits of food left behind by the last meal. Their wastes include stinky chemicals such as hydrogen sulfide and methyl mercaptan. Many people with halitosis are nervous about their breath, and use mouthwashes or chewing gum to mask the smell. But two students from Nigeria have found a solution that is a little more ...
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