Recent research studies prove that gum disease doubles the risk of heart problems. Doctors from both the fields of medicine joined hands and found that inflammation is the link between these two diseases. However, the doctors also found that inflammation that causes gum disease may also affect other vital body organs except the heart. So, here is a list of foods that protect your gums as well as prevent heart disorders. This list contains antioxidant rich foods such as raisins that are interestingly good for your gums despite being sticky and sweet. Go through the list and include these foods in your diet for a better smile and healthy heart.