In a recent study, researchers found that a probiotic derived from Chinese pickles can prevent cavities.
Pickles are an integral part of the diet in the southwest of China. When fruits and vegetables are fermented, healthy bacteria break down the natural sugars.
These bacteria, also known as probiotics, not only preserve foods but offer numerous benefits, including immune system regulation, stabilization of the intestinal microbiota, reducing cholesterol levels, and now inhibiting tooth decay.
This Health & Medicine Lab video talks about what kind of foods are good for tooth and gum health.
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