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Your Health For Tag "vitamin c"

  • Baked avocado egg
    May 23, 2020

    Baked avocado egg

    Recipes

    Break up your breakfast routine! Pair your egg with a creamy and tasty baked avocado. Together, avocados and eggs provide a protein-packed start to your day. They’re full of vitamins C and D, potassium and phosphorus for strong teeth and healthy gums.

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  • Should You Avoid Some Fruit?
    Jun. 1, 2019

    Should You Avoid Some Fruit?

    General oral health

    With so much produce in season right now, it’s a good time to consider the effects of fruit on your smile. Not only are fruits better for you than sweets, they can also reduce your cravings for sugary snacks. Most fruits are mouth-friendly, especially crisp ones like apples that help clean plaque from your teeth and freshen breath.1 However, some fruits may have surprising effects on your smile.

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  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes
    Feb. 20, 2019

    Mashed Sweet Potatoes

    Recipes

    Sweet potatoes are jam-packed with mouth-friendly nutrients like vitamins A and C for gum health.1 This recipe for mashed sweet potatoes is naturally sweet but doesn’t contain added sugars. Plus, it’s quick and easy to make!

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  • A full Thanksgiving menu of mouth-friendly nutrients
    Nov. 12, 2018

    A full Thanksgiving menu of mouth-friendly nutrients

    General oral health

    Nutritious foods show up in abundance during November's festivities. If you're searching for nutrients that'll help your smile, learn where they might be hiding in your Thanksgiving meal.   Main dishes Turkey is rich in protein, which means it contains high amounts of phosphorus.1 Phosphorus is important for strengthening bones and teeth as well as... More »

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  • Sweet Potato Chips
    Aug. 15, 2018

    Sweet Potato Chips

    Recipes

    These sweet potato chips are a great way to replace starchy, salty chips with something that tastes just as great and helps maintain gum health with a boost of vitamins A and C.1     Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, peeled 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 225 degrees... More »

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  • Blueberry Frozen Yogurt
    Jul. 15, 2018

    Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

    Recipes

    After enjoying the hot weather, cool off with a treat that'll keep your smile shining. The yogurt in this refreshing recipe has calcium to support teeth and strengthen bones. Plus, the blueberries are full of vitamin C, which can help keep gums healthy.1 Ingredients: 3 cups fresh blueberries 2 cups low-fat Greek yogurt ½ cup... More »

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  • Sweet Potato Burgers
    Jun. 14, 2018

    Sweet Potato Burgers

    Recipes

    Your party food might be a hit with friends, but make sure it isn't a blow to their oral health. Keep your summer shindigs mouth-friendly with this recipe for sweet potato burgers. Sweet potatoes aren't just tasty; they also contain nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium that are good for oral health.1 Ingredients:... More »

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  • The Oral Health Benefits of Pumpkin
    Oct. 1, 2017

    The Oral Health Benefits of Pumpkin

    General oral health

    Pumpkin is a quintessential symbol of the fall season. Chances are that your favorite fall dishes include pumpkin as an ingredient ­– or even feature it as the star of the plate. In addition to being delicious, pumpkin also provides a variety of oral health benefits that may help balance the sugary excess of Halloween... More »

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  • Summertime Sweets Can Be Good for Teeth
    Jul. 12, 2017

    Summertime Sweets Can Be Good for Teeth

    General oral health

    Along with many overall health benefits, sweet-satisfying fruits have benefits for your smile, too! Give these fruits a try this summer: Strawberries are full of gum-building vitamin C. Vitamin C is required for the production of collagen, a protein that maintains gums strength and integrity — and strong gums are an important part of oral... More »

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  • How Proper Nutrition Helps Your Dentition
    Mar. 2, 2016

    How Proper Nutrition Helps Your Dentition

    General oral health

    There's more to good oral health than just brushing and flossing – what you eat also impacts your smile. In honor of National Nutrition Month, here are some of the most important vitamins and minerals to keep your smile healthy. Calcium. Growing up, you were probably taught that drinking milk would make you strong. That's... More »

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