food and beverages for oral health: Fasting for nine days in Navratri is considered good for purification of mind and body, but it is not good for oral health. Because whatever we eat is directly related to your oral and dental health. In Navratri, most of the devotees either do not eat anything or do fruit-eaters during fasting. Fruits and juices are consumed more in Falahari. Most of the people do only fruit diet. Too much fruit has a bad effect on oral health. Fasting for a long time causes problems in the mouth and teeth. Indian Express In the news of Dental Surgeon Dr. Nitika Modi said that oral health should be taken care of with great care during fasting days. Dr Nitika told that during fasting days people start consuming more fruits and sweet things. Along with fruits, there are many things like juice, sherbet, kheer, which people like during fasting. In such a situation, the decay of the teeth i.e. decay starts in the teeth. When sugar and starch come in contact with plaque, acid builds up. It attacks the teeth and breaks the hard enamel. In such a situation, it is very important to take care of oral health after fasting. Dr. Nitika recommends some foods and drinks for this-
Fiber Rich Foods
After fasting, such fruits should be consumed, which have more fiber. It cleans the teeth and gum. These fruits have the ability to make saliva. Saliva contains calcium and phosphate, which fill the gaps caused by damage to the teeth. The enamel of the teeth, which has been destroyed due to bacteria, fills it. Along with this, vitamin C is also present in fruits, which is good for the health of teeth.
Buttermilk and buttermilk also make saliva. It contains sufficient amount of calcium which makes the teeth strong. Mixing mint in butter milk and consuming it keeps the mouth clean.
Coconut water after fasting is very beneficial for oral health. Coconut water has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It does not allow lack of water in your body. It also boosts immunity.
Almonds, walnuts and pistachios should be consumed after fasting. All these are rich in nutrients. Oral health will improve quickly by consuming them.