What the Hades?

Roots and All: A History of Teeth

According to this story in the NYT

Dentures reduce chewing power about 20 percent, depriving their owners of many foods that may be healthy like apples, corn on the cob and tree bark.

Now, I like apples. I also like corn on the cob. But tree bark? I guess they said “may be healthy”, but I’m not sure what the point is.

Thanks to WSJ OpinionJournal for the heads up.