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5 Foods That Are Good for Kids' Teeth


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Raw Vegetables
It's been said that carrots will help  her eyesight, too!
It's been said that carrots will help her eyesight, too!
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We've talked a lot about how raw foods are great for the teeth. They work out the gums and clean the teeth thanks to their unprocessed textures. Raw veggies are an even better choice than fruits for young teeth because they do the work of raw foods while not adding much in the sugar department. Carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, you name it. If there's a veggie your kids can eat raw, then it's going to be great for their teeth. The trick here is to get your kids to eat raw veggies to begin with, something many adults won't even do. Use some low-calorie and low-sugar dips to help make them more appetizing. Even a minimal amount of sugar in a dipping sauce isn't too bad when you consider the good you're doing by getting some raw veggies in their diet.


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