The Worst Food for Tooth Decay

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One of the worst breakfast cereals will surprise you.

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Studies like the one from General Mills are the reason it’s so important to look beyond the headlines, and it’s why I dedicate so much time to pointing out research flaws and red flags. The lesson is always check the primary source—or just let me do it for you!

My popular sugar videos are:
• If Fructose Is Bad, What About Fruit? (
• How Much Fruit Is Too Much? (
• How Much Added Sugar Is Too Much? (
• Big Sugar Takes on the World Health Organization (
• Does Diet Soda Increase Stroke Risk as Much as Regular Soda? (

Citrus can also have an acidifying effect on teeth, so always rinse after consuming citrus: Plant-Based Diets: Dental Health ( When it comes to caring for your teeth Don’t Use Antiseptic Mouthwash ( Instead watch What’s the Best Mouthwash? ( for a better option.

And what about toothpaste? See:
• Antibacterial Toothpaste: Harmful, Helpful, or Harmless? (
• Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Safe? (
• Is CABP in SLS-Free Toothpaste Any Better? (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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