Sugar in many food products can increase the acid-producing bacteria in your mouth — leading to tooth decay and gum disease. With a few simple changes you can adjust your diet to help protect your teeth.
- Unsweetened yogurts usually have lower sugar level, and you can add fruit for additional flavor.
- Replace sodas with seltzer water, allowing you to still have a carbonated drink with a choice of flavors.
- Make your own snacks using unsweetened nut butters like peanut to replace baked goods, which often contain added sugar.
“Dark chocolate makes a great addition to nut butter and can be combined on its own, in baked treats, or as a frozen dessert. Theobromine, a compound in dark chocolate, has actually been shown to help reduce oral bacteria, so snack on!”
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