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Chocolate and canker sores

Chocolate and canker sores
People suffering from canker sores (or recurrent aphthous stomatitis, RAS) often avoid eating chocolate.

Chocolate, beyond the fact that it is delicious, is a source of:

  1. Phosphorus
  2. Magnesium
  3. Iron
  4. Zinc
  5. Selenium

The cacao contains high levels of flavonoids, a powerful anti-oxidant.

13% of people suffering from canker sores believe that chocolate causes canker sores. 24 % feel that eating chocolate aggravates their canker sores.

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In the USA, 4 million people have canker sores more than once a month

Tip of the day:

Do not use extensively mouthwashes or local antiseptics which could destabilize your oral flora