Health Tip: Eating for Healthier Teeth
(HealthDay News) -- Most parents know the importance of brushing and flossing, but what you eat also is crucial to maintaining good dental health.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers this advice to help preserve a child's dental health:
Kids should eat foods rich in calcium, such as dairy foods, dark and leafy green vegetables, and almonds.
They should also eat phosphorous-rich foods, such as eggs, fish and lean meats.
And they should eat vitamin C-rich foods, such as citrus fruits, potatoes, tomatoes, spinach and broccoli.
- Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating
October 25, 2014
- Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern
October 24, 2014
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.