Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 29, 2017 12:00 pm
Okay, maybe not dreads Christmas. But dentists are hyper aware of the damage that sweet things such as candy and soda do to our teeth.
Therefore Christmas, arriving as it does, on a fresh wave of sweetness in the wake of that great testament to candy itself, Halloween, poses all kinds of threats to our teeth unless we take extra good care of them.
The Usual Suspects
As well as sugar, many people often consume more alcohol than usual around the holidays. Alcohol attacks teeth in two ways: firstly with the sugar it contains and secondly with acid, which damages enamel.
Breathing not withstanding, food and water are the two basic necessities of life. Go without eating food and you can live around 21 days or so, but stop drinking water and you won’t live long enough to die from starvation.
Food and water not only sustain us, but the quality of that food and water has a direct impact on our health. Millions of people around the world die each year from the lack of a proper diet and clean water.
What Should Know About Water Ionizers and pH Levels
A pH level above 7 is alkaline, while a pH below 7 is acidic. …
Yesterday we discussed the top 7 alkaline foods. Today, we are going to list the top 7 acidic foods. It’s a good idea to follow a diet that is 80% alkaline and 20% acidic. if you can follow a diet that is 100% alkaline, good for you! However, it’s not that easy for many of us.
Here are the top acidic foods you should minimize, or completely eliminate, from your diet.
1. Artificial Sweeteners
5. Processed Food
6. Red Meat
7. White Bread
Do you notice the difference between the foods posted yesterday and those featured today? Which ones look healthier to you, and which do you prefer?