1.08.2009

Cheese Fights Cavities


Did you know that cheese can help fight cavities? I had no idea until a friend, who knows a Dental Assistant, recommended eating cheese after sugary treats.

Supposedly the nutrients in cheese help to neutralize plaque, and the texture of cheese stimulates an increased flow of saliva, which also attacks plaque.

Here are some links to check out:

http://www.fitsugar.com/1965307
http://www.marradmd.com/pat/viewarticle.php?article_id=1300
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/09/08/earlyshow/health/health_news/main4425125.shtml
http://net.odq.qc.ca/jeux/fromage_en/fromage_en.htm

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2 comments:

LadyBanana said...

Good excuse to eat more cheese, which I love! :)

JEANNE said...

Me too!!

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