‘We were about to suggest that since it’s summer, you’re eating more sweets than in other seasons, forgetting that fall has Halloween, winter has Christmas and Valentine’s Day, and the spring has Easter and St. Patrick’s Day, all of which tend to be heavy on the sweets. In summer, of course, you have the siren […]
Chief among presumably healthy foods that can wreak havoc on your teeth: dried fruits. Dried fruits are basically natural candies. They’re better than the stuff that comes in a cellophane wrapper because they aren’t made of processed sugar, but they’re still loaded with natural sugar, and they tend to be very sticky. Their sugary stickiness is like setting up a food truck in front of bacteria—and then telling them everything’s on the house. Dried fruit, in moderation is better for your waistline than a Snickers, but be sure to brush after you’ve eaten a bunch of raisins or tasty dried apricots.