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.