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Xylitol sweetener

Xylitol sucker candy

Xylitol sweetener – What is it? Xylitol is a natural alcohol found in almost all plants, but in very low doses.  Commercially it is made by concentrating these small amounts found in birchwood.  It is used in candy, gum, toothpaste, and mouth-rinses.  The primary reason is that it appears to aid in decay prevention (although […]

Feeding your kids Kellogg’s cereal for breakfast? May be worse than all the Halloween candy they could possibly consume.

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Kellogg’s cereal vs. Halloween candy It’s the time of year when kids’ minds turn to costumes and candy.  As a dentist I accept that kids are going to indulge to some extent during the Halloween season.  While I could make this a post about warning you about watching how much your kids and you eat, […]