Eliminate germs and prevent gum disease… 7 Foods That Relieve Bad Breath

If you wear a mask all day long, you often suffer from bad breath. Bad breath can be helped by frequent intake of foods that eliminate bacteria in the mouth and prevent gum disease. in the mouth anaerobic bacteriaWhen this oral protein is broken down, it is released volatile sulfur compoundsThis often causes bad breath. Here are some foods that can cure bad breath.

green tea

Flavonoids in green tea eliminate bad breath. [사진=게티이미지뱅크]
Acids and enzymes in coffee make bad breath, but green tea has the effect of preventing it. According to related studies, flavonoids contained in green tea not only eliminate bad breath, but also prevent bad bacteria from sticking to teeth.


Eating yogurt every day not only reduces bad bacteria in the mouth, but also reduces hydrogen sulfide, which causes odor. According to related studies, eating yogurt has been shown to reduce plaque (plaque) and gum disease. Vitamin D in yogurt, cheese, and milk creates an environment in which germs cannot grow, so it fights odors. However, be careful with products that contain a lot of sugar.


Sugar-free chewing gum or mints work immediately to get rid of bad breath. Gum increases the amount of saliva and helps to wash away plaque and germs. Mint cools the skin and mucous membranes, has antibacterial and pain relieving effects.


Fruits and vegetables that make noise when chewed are good weapons to fight bad odors. When you eat apples, carrots, or celery, saliva secretion increases and this helps to clean your mouth.


It has long been used as a remedy for stomach upset. In the same context, it is also used for quenching bad breath. It is good to make a tea with hot water and lemon. You can also make a mouthwash using ginger at home.


Bacteria that cause bad breath are weak against vitamin C. Vitamin C is effective in preventing gum disease and gingivitis. Oranges are considered a representative fruit rich in vitamin C, but bell peppers, papayas, and strawberries contain more vitamin C than this.

◆ fresh herbs

Herbs rich in chlorophyll, such as parsley, cilantro, spearmint, tarragon, and rosemary, eliminate bad breath. You can chew these herbs or put them in hot water to make a tea.

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