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Saltines…worse than candy?! (5.21.13)


We all like to think of crackers as a somewhat healthy little snack to go with our soup or egg salad, and this may come as a shock to everyone, but the #1 WORST food for your teeth isn’t even a candy at all…it’s saltine crackers!! Crackers are so highly processed and full of genetically engineered ingredients, increasing the glycemic index and making them more cavity-causing. The bacteria in your mouth love these overly processed starches and have a hay day feeding off of the sticky goo saltines leave between your teeth. For the full article on the harm caused to teeth by processed white starches, click here.
For a list of the BEST foods for your teeth, click here!
Here’s to healthier eating… for you AND your teeth!