Can Tofu Improve Your Gum Health?

Posted May 15, 2018 | Share this Online  


If you are thinking about adding new foods to your diet, then you want to think about not only what is going to benefit your physical health, but also your oral health.

You will find that many foods have a high amount of vitamins and minerals in them, but you also need them to have other nutritious value. One of the best things that you can eat is tofu. Not only does this soy-based food have a lot of antioxidants, but it is also rich in vitamins and minerals.

Tofu and Your Oral Health

Tofu is not regularly eaten by those that have diets that consists primarily of meat. This is due to the fact that tofu is sometimes substituted for meat products. Tofu is rich in the vitamins needed for stronger teeth and bones, making it an ideal choice to add to your diet. Many people claim to dislike tofu while the vast majority of people have never tried it.

There is a negative stigma that surrounds tofu that is unwarranted. If you are serious about adding food to improve your oral health, then tofu must be on your short list.

Stay away from processed, sugary drinks and foods that can cause damage to your teeth and gums. These are not going to be able to help you get the necessary vitamins and minerals that your teeth and gums need. Sticking to a well-balanced diet is not only going to improve your oral health, but it will boost your energy and overall health as well.

Speak with our office if you would like more information on food that can help you boost your oral health. We want you to have a healthy smile and we will work with you to help you achieve your oral health goals.