6 Tips To Avoid Bad Breath While Fasting This Ramadan
On normal days of the year, it's easy to just pop a Mentos when our breath is not smelling its best. Most people assume eating food that are pungent would be the biggest cause of bad breath but actually not eating does the exact same thing.
Missing out on meals, especially while fasting is an easy route to experience halitosis which is caused by a dry mouth. Lack of saliva means bacteria isn't being rinsed out of the mouth as well as it should, hence why people have been taking a step back whenever you're talking too close to their face.
Not only does this effect our self-confidence, but it may disrupt our daily activities and conversations with the people around us. To keep our productivity levels on par, here are some tips to combat the struggle of having bad breath while fasting:
5. Brush teeth with baking soda
Mix 1/4 cup baking soda with two tablespoons lemon rind and two teaspoons of salt. This helps to support a healthy oral pH.