Scientists Finally Invent Cavity-Free Candy

HOMEMADE POMEGRANATELIME
LOLLIPOPS
Kelsey Nixon
Cooking Channel
Powdered Sugar, Pomegranate Juice, Sugar, Corn Syrup, Limes

HOMEMADE POMEGRANATELIME LOLLIPOPS Kelsey Nixon Cooking Channel Powdered Sugar, Pomegranate Juice, Sugar, Corn Syrup, Limes

Photo by: Kathryn Cooper, Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Kathryn Cooper, Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

It was a good gig while it lasted, dentists. Your days of numbing our mouths and forcing us to peruse old copies of Highlights magazine are numbered. Why is that, you ask through a full breath of laughing gas? Scientists have invented candy that doesn't cause cavities. Suck on that!

It's true. Researchers at a biolab called  Organo Balance are claiming to have finally perfected the formula for nonstop candy gluttony with absolutely no dental repercussions. The secret lies in a delicate balance of various mouth bacteria, with special care given to adding extra Lactobacillus paracasei. These "good" bacteria are known to bind the cavity-causing agents found in the "bad" bacteria. The result? A happy mouth filled with candy and a guilt-free conscious.

However, it must be noted that this candy still has a bunch of empty calories and a ton of sugar. So it's not like it suddenly turned into broccoli or anything.

Note: Kelsey's Homemade Pomegranate-Lime Lollipops (pictured above) may not prevent cavities, but they're worth it.

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