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Healthy foods are especially good for dental health, and some dental problems indicate a poor diet or are due to eating foods that attack it.

Stefan Zimmer, a German dentist, explained that tooth decay is caused by a wrong diet, as caries arises due to eating a lot of low-molecular carbohydrates, that is sugar.

Bacteria on dental deposits use sugar to produce acids that, in turn, cause tooth decay. Zimmer pointed out that it does not just depend on what we eat, but when and how.

He explained that during breaks between meals, complex oral processes occur. There are bacterial deposits, which produce acids from sugar, then the pH value drops to a low level, and the plaque on the teeth is removed. Zimmer added that it takes about three-quarters of an hour for the pH to exceed this value again. During this time the tooth is weak.

The good news is that the body will regulate this by itself if it takes time to do so. This means taking a break for several hours between meals and not eating a snack or drinking anything in between.

Vegetables are an ideal meal

Vegetables are the right choice for inter-meal. Since they contain fewer sugars and need more chewing, such as celery sticks rich in fiber, which cleans the teeth to some extent, and pepper and carrots are also beneficial.

For those who prefer sweet foods, they can eat apples, which are not high in sugar or oranges.

On the contrary, eating fruits high in sugar, such as bananas, requires the use of a toothbrush immediately afterwards.

Zimmer believes that he prefers to drink orange juice in large sips instead of drinking over and over again because of the lack of sticking of much juice on the teeth and the consequent attack of the acid in it.

Avoid foods that stick to the teeth

It is also preferred to eat foods that do not stick to the teeth as their stickiness causes it to be difficult to wash and last longer on the teeth, thus damaging the teeth. Potato chips, for example, stick to chewing surfaces and cause damage to them with their high carbohydrate content.

Important vitamins

In general, vitamins play an important role in maintaining the teeth health and the mouth as a whole. Fruits and vegetables with green leaves and yellow vegetables contain a lot of vitamin A and this in turn is beneficial to the mucous membrane lining the mouth.

Vitamin C also helps to have strong teeth, while vitamin D is very important for the growth and strength of the teeth.

Source:Al ain news

Translated by: Maiada Mossad


The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, called on the American authorities to combat the systematic racism practiced by state institutions, and to translate their statements in this regard into actions on the ground.

In a speech delivered during the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which opened Monday in Geneva, Bachelet indicated that the failure to bring to justice the police responsible for their past murders "confirms the gravity of the crisis" facing the institutions of power in the United States.

She added that the two incidents of police shooting of African-American Jacob Blake in Kenosha, and the recent killing of Daniel Bond by the police in Rochester, confirms the need for urgent and profound measures to be taken to combat systemic racism and racial discrimination practiced by security institutions and in society. .

And she continued, "Municipal and police authorities have issued numerous statements about the necessity of reform following the killing of George Floyd in May, including by the security authorities in Kenosha.

These words must be consistent with real changes for African Americans to feel that the state and security institutions protect them.

Source: TASS


European Union Council President Charles Michel informed Chinese President Xi Jinping that the bloc will no longer accept anyone being exploited, and called for a more fair relationship in trade between the two sides.

"Europe needs to be a player, not an arena," Michel told reporters after a videoconference with Xi.

"We want a relationship based on integrity. We want a more balanced business relationship with China," he added.

Source: Reuters


Today, Monday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo thanked US Ambassador to Beijing Terry Bronsted for his services. He praised his contribution to developing relations between the two countries

"I thank Ambassador Terry Bronsted, for his service of more than three years to the American people as the US ambassador to China," the minister said in a tweet. President Donald Trump chose Ambassador Bronsted because he has decades of experience working with China, which has made him the best representative of the administration. He defends American interests and values ​​in this important relationship. "

The US Secretary of State indicated that Bronsted helped make the relationship between the United States and China geared towards achieving results for mutual benefit and in a fair manner.

Bloomberg also reported that Trump said over the weekend that Bronsted would return to the United States because he wanted to participate in the presidential campaign.

Bronsted served for a long time as the governor of Iowa. No information has been released so far on when the diplomat will leave his post, nor on his possible successor to this position.

Source: TASS


The authorities in South Africa have confirmed that they are not aware that Iran is preparing a plot to assassinate the US ambassador to the country, Lana Marx.

A spokesman for the South African Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Longa Ngkengili, described in a telephone statement, according to Bloomberg Agency, the American reports on this matter as "surprising" for his country, and the official said: "We only learned of this report this morning."

Ngkinkilili added that South Africa's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Nalide Bandur, may issue a statement at a later time.

Yesterday, Sunday, the American Politico website reported that the Iranian government had planned an attempt to assassinate Marx in response to the US assassination of the Quds Force commander in the Iranian revolutionary sense, Qassem Soleimani, on January 3, 2020.

The news site quoted a US government official as saying that the intelligence about the scheme, which began to appear in the spring, has become more specific in recent weeks.

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said, commenting on this news, on Monday: "Such allegations that are not based on any basis are part of the intelligence campaign of (US President Donald) Trump's administration against Iran."

Source: Agencies


The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) celebrated the achievement of Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, at the opening of the English Premier League, which strengthened his position as king of the opening matches.

Salah became the only player in the history of Liverpool in the English Premier League, to score in the opening match of the League with his team, 4 times in a row.

"The Egyptian king is the first player from Liverpool to ever score on the opening day of the Premier League for four seasons in a row," the FIFA account wrote on Twitter.

He added, "Salah is only the ninth player to score a hat-trick on the opening day of the Premier League season."

Salah scored a hat-trick against Leeds United, on Saturday, to lead Liverpool to a difficult 4-3 victory at the opening of the new Premier League season.

Salah scored for Liverpool in his opening match in the league for the fourth time, an unprecedented number in the history of the "Reds".

Here are the goals Salah scored in his opening matches with Liverpool, in the four seasons he wore the team's shirt:

2017-2018: He scored a goal against Watford in the opening league, the match ended 3-3.

2018-2019: He scored a goal against West Ham in the opening season, the match ended 4-0 in favor of Liverpool.

2019-2020: Score a goal against Norwich City in the opening of the league, the match ended 4-1 in favor of Liverpool.

2020-2021: Scored 3 goals against Leeds United in the opening of the league, the match ended 4-3 in favor of Liverpool.

Source: Agencies

Monday, 14 September 2020 17:22

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The American company "Nvidia" acquired the British chip design company, "Arm Holdings", for an amount of about $ 40 billion.

Nvidia, the largest US chip maker by market value, and ARM, said on Monday that Oli will buy a British chip designer from SoftBank Group for $ 40 billion in a deal that will reshape the global semiconductor industry.

The deal is expected to put a vital resource for Apple and many other companies in the sector under the control of a single player, and it is likely to face opposition from regulators and Nvidia's competitors.

As for SoftBank, the deal is an early exit from ARM, which it had bought just 4 years ago for $ 32 billion, according to Reuters.

The deal includes $ 21.5 billion in shares, and Nvidia will pay Softbank $ 12 billion in cash, including two billion when signed.

Under the deal, SoftBank and the $ 100 billion Vision Fund, which has a 25 percent stake in ARM, will get between 6.7 and 8.1 percent in Nvidia.

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said the deal, which boosts the data center chips sector in his company, supports competition, adding, "The industry will see, for the first time in its history, a real alternative to Intel Corp's dominance of the sector."

With the prospect of opposition looming, Huang said he would maintain ARM's neutral licensing model and expand it by granting Nvidia IP licenses as well for the first time.

It is noteworthy that the British company does not produce the chips, but rather sells licenses for the technology used to manufacture them.

Arm licenses its chip designs and technology to customers including Qualcomm, Apple and Samsung Electronics, and Apple's next Mac computers will use ARM chips.

Huang said the deal would not subject Aram to US export restrictions.

The deal requires regulatory approvals from Britain, the United States and China, and may be subject to strict scrutiny in China, where hundreds of companies, including Huawei, use ARM technology.

The deal to buy the Arm is expected to be completed in March 2022.

Source: Agencies

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