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Ingredients Spotlight: Histatin 5
The mouth can be a dangerous place. Just think about it. We can ingest bacteria, cut ourselves on a sharp fishbone and anyone who has suffered the painful ignominy of biting one’s own tongue can relate. The first line of defense for the mouth is a little-known protein called Histatin 5. It also has some unique properties that could make it indispensable for the ... READ MORE