Essential for transporting calcium and other essential minerals in and out of the cell membranes for optimal dental health.
Cherries, blackcurrants and blueberries
High in bioflavonoid to protect gums.
Low fat milk and cheese
Calcium-rich for teeth and bones. If you’re lactose-intolerant find alternatives made from ewe, goat or buffalo milk.
The flavonoid in tea is thought to prevent plague from sticking to the teeth and protect the gums while tannins can inhibit bacteria growth.
High in vitamin C and boron for strong teeth as well as fibre to help keep teeth and gums clean.
Healthy, mineral-rich protein for healthy teeth and gums.
Especially calcium-rich almonds are high in protein as well as other essential minerals.
Pumpkin, sunflower, poppy and sesame seeds are all high in calcium and other essential vitamins and minerals. Look out for breads and crackers containing these seeds.
Such as chickpeas (the main ingredient of humus) are high in protein and fibre as well as the essential minerals for healthy teeth, such as zinc, magnesium and calcium.
Your body cannot absorb calcium without vitamin D and the best source is sunshine. Expose your skin to 15 minutes of daylight a day to strengthen your bones and teeth.