Often we think bad breath – clinically referred to as halitosis – as something that only afflicts adults who never brush their teeth or consume copious amounts coffee and cigarettes. Truth is, bad breath can happen to anyone of any age, even those who brush every day.
Bad breath has just as much to do with what we put into our mouths as how often we brush it. But the unsavory goes beyond the obvious offenders like garlic and onions. Sugar and starch can create a bad-breath brew, too. Could you be packing bad-breath lunches for your child?