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Make 1 Resolution, Get 3 Healthy Benefits
Eating a Healthy Diet Can Improve Your Dental and Overall Health
Updated: 1/2/2009 9:41:52 AM

Still trying to pick a New Year’s resolution for ’09?
Adopt a healthy diet and you will reap three rewards: weight loss, improved dental health and improved overall health.
Fortunately, when it comes to eating healthy, the foods that promote weight loss also promote good dental and overall health. And because dental disease has been linked to overall health issues such as heart disease and diabetes, it’s crucial to keep your smile protected.
When it comes to eating healthy, there are several main food groups that will keep you lean and keep your teeth strong and clean.
Here are a few diet recommendations that can help you look and feel healthier in ’09:
Foods that strengthen and replenish:
  • Cheeses
  • Chicken or other meats
  • Nuts
  • Milk
These food choices are rich in calcium and phosphorus, allowing you to strengthen your teeth as you eat.
Foods that hydrate and clean:
  • Firm fruits (apples and pears)
  • Vegetables
While apples and pears are good for your teeth, sugary fruits such as oranges, pineapples and peaches are not.
Eating a diet that consists of mainly of these food groups will help you trim pounds while cleaning and replenishing your teeth naturally.
In addition to a healthy diet, it’s important to keep up with daily dental care maintenance and to make regular appointments for dental cleanings and checkups. Most dental diseases are preventable and since dental health has a large impact on overall health, it’s very important to stay current with dental care visits.
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