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Does adding salt to sugary things prevent tooth decay


I am thinking of things like Chinese preserved plums and sweet and sour sauce

 

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    em_saenz 5 years ago

    You say that what I say makes no sense, and then you go on to explain why it does make sense.Salt is a powerful destroyer of bacteria and it may be that it destroys the bacteria that cause decay, if you take it at the same time that you take sugar. P

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    em_saenz 5 years ago

    To continue my comment above: Populations who habitually eat the kind of food I have described, do not develop as much tooth decay as Western populations, despite lack of access to dentists and toothbrushes.

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