Reduce Sugar and Reduce Cavities

A study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that people reduce their daily sugar intake to no more than 5% of their total daily calories. This initiative was designed to help reduce levels of tooth decay. The study found that individuals who consume greater than 10% of their total daily caloric intake from free sugars show higher levels of tooth decay. By reducing sugar intake to half that amount, the WHO hopes to dramatically reduce widespread dental decay. For the full article, please click here.


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