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The power of cheese

by Otis Day

Eating cheese may prevent cavities. 

Researchers studied 68 kids ranging in age from 12 to 15. They looked at the dental plaque pH in the subjects' mouths before and after they consumed cheese, milk or sugar-free yogurt.

RESULTS:

Those who ate the milk and sugar-free yogurt experienced no changes in the pH levels in their mouths.   But those who ate cheese showed a rapid increase in pH levels which means they are less likely to get cavities.  

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