Diet soda affects teeth The Deccan Herald Tuesday, March 2, 2004 The sugar in a regular soft drink/soda feeds the bacteria that cause tooth decay, while the acidity from carbonation and citric or phosphoric acids in the recipe can erode teeth enamel. Diet soft drinks are no better for teeth, warns The Consumer from Singapore Consumer Association. They contain the same kind of enamel-eroding acids, although in a lower degree. Pineapple and citrus juices can also produce the same acidic effect. So, some dentists recommend drinking water to cleanse your mouth. More at: http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/mar022004- /spt18.asp Jai Maharaj http://www.mantra.com/jai Om Shanti Panchaang for 18 Phalgun 5104, Monday, March 8, 2004: Shubhanu Nama Samvatsare Uttarayane Moksh Ritau Kumbh Mase Krshn Pakshe Indu Vasara Yuktayam Hasta Nakshatr Ganda- Vriddhi Yog Gar-Vanij Karan Dviteeya-Triteeya Yam Tithau Hindu Holocaust Museum http://www.mantra.com/holocaust Hindu life, principles, spirituality and philosophy http://www.hindu.org http://www.hindunet.org The truth about Islam and Muslims http://www.flex.com/~jai/satyamevajayate o Not for commercial use. Solely to be fairly used for the educational purposes of research and open discussion. The contents of this post may not have been authored by, and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the poster. The contents are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works. o If you send private e-mail to me, it will likely not be read, considered or answered if it does not contain your full legal name, current e-mail and postal addresses, and live-voice telephone number. o Posted for information and discussion. Views expressed by others are not necessarily those of the poster.