May 22, 2024

You may think raisins are terrible for oral health because of their sticky appearance and sweet taste, but the opposite is actually true. Researchers found that oleanolic acid — a phytochemical in raisins — prevented cavity-causing bacteria from sticking to teeth surfaces. This helps it fight bacteria in the mouth that can cause cavities and gum diseases. When you are looking for a guilt-free snack, raisins with no added sugar makes a great option. For more information on healthy foods for your oral health, check out the below infographic.

This infographic was created by McLean DDS.

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