To prevent halitosis and combat it, it is advisable to follow a balanced and healthy diet, favoring the consumption of whole grains, easily digestible protein (eg eggs and fresh fish of small size), fruit and vegetables in season.
When halitosis is due to excessive stomach acid should be careful, however, to limit the consumption of fruit, which could ferment, contributing, in this way, to the disorder.
Also among the rewards, however, they are very helpful in keeping food fresh breath; strawberries, for example, contain xylitol, a substance that helps prevent the formation of dental plaque. The raw apples, however, eliminate from the mouth components which confer an unpleasant odor to the breath, such as, for example, the allyl sulfur.
A natural remedy, simple and effective way to fight bad breath is to chew a few leaves of fresh peppermint; take a plant on the balcony can be therefore a practical idea-saving breath.
Obviously, regardless of diet, if you do not care oral hygiene you can not fight halitosis. Besides keeping always clean the teeth and, more generally, the oral cavity, it is important periodically to travel to the dentist for a more thorough cleaning and for a control that excludes the presence of caries.