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Is Red Colored Produce Good for Your Oral Health?

Posted on 9/20/2019 by Office
Is Red Colored Produce Good for Your Oral Health?There are tons of different types and colors of produce out there, so which are the right ones to eat and why? By breaking down what you get out of each produce color option, you can create a diet that fills certain nutritional voids you may currently have.

There are some amazing benefits you get from eating red produce. Not only is anything in the red family good for your heart, but it is also good for your oral health.

What Types of Nutrients Come in Red Produce?

You can fight off a lot of ailments by eating foods that fall into the red produce category. You start off by getting a lot of Vitamins A and C. There is also a good amount of fiber, which helps to clean your teeth and your insides. Lycopene is in many red produce options, and research has shown it beneficial in lowering risks of cancer. Plus, you also have quercetin, which is great when you have allergies or something like a cold or the flu.

Which Types of Produce Should You Aim For?

Apples are always a good bet when you want something in the red family. Cherries are right up there, too. However, you can't always have sweet fruits. Grab some red bell peppers for with dinner this week. Beets are simply packed with nutrients. You can also add some rhubarb and tomatoes into your meals to get the benefits out of red produce.

Want to find out more about what red produce has to offer? Give our office a call and let us go over the many nutritional benefits that you can get when you up your produce. You will find your oral health, and your overall health, very likely to improve with this type of change.
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