Cranberries and your teeth

cranberries.jpgDesperately casting about for a post with a Thanksgiving theme (we are in Canada and don't get the day off!) we found this: Tonight's cranberries might be good for your teeth. It turns out that the same compounds that make them effective against urinary infections also go after the bacteria that cause the buildup of plaque on teeth. Unfortunately to make cranberries palatable they are mixed with a great deal of sugar, so don't give up brushing for cranberry juice yet. Nonetheless, you can feel better about covering your Tofurkey in it. ::Yahoo News

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