Things like coffee and red wine are known to stain teeth, but have you ever wondered about foods that may help whiten and brighten your smile?

According to redbook,even though strawberries are red in color, they contain malic acid that acts as a natural astringent to remove surface tooth discoloration.

The magazine also says eating raw broccoli can do the trick because the florets will scrub the surface of teeth, giving them a brief and natural brush.

Nuts and seeds also made the list. Dentists have told redbook the slightly hard foods help rub plaque and stains off the surface of your teeth.

Click here to see the full list of 12 foods suggested for naturally whitening your teeth.

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