Thursday, July 09, 2009

Move Over, Fluoride?- The Daily Dose - MSN Health & Fitness

"While anyone over 50 might say that adding fluoride to toothpaste was one of the biggest boons of their generation, dentists are sadly seeing an upsurge in cavities in young kids over the last decadeā€”kids you who'd think could live life entirely cavity-free. Researchers say this is likely due to the flood of sugary foods that are aggressively marketed right at them, including cereals that are up to 50 percent added sugar by weight. (And of course, even if you try to monitor what goes in your kids' mouths, they'll find sugar like a divining rod to water.)"