Fluoride

Some interesting facts about fluoride:

  • Fluoride is a trace mineral
    Fluoride is one of the trace minerals, which means only a small amount of it is required in the diet to ensure good health.
  • Foods cooked in fluoridated water will absorb more fluoride
    Foods that are cooked in water that has been fluoridated will absorb more of the fluoride and have a higher fluoride content than food cooked in water that has not been fluoridated.
There is some controversy with water fluoridation with many opponents claiming that it is not necessary for health and that it can be harmful especially to babies and younger childre, but everyone in general
  • Many water supplies are fluoridated, but some are not
    Many water supplies around the world have fluoride added to them, due to council or local government approval for the fluoridation. Some water supplies, even in the same country, do not allow fluoridation of their water supply. Check with your local council to know for sure if your water supply is fluoridated. There is some controversy with water fluoridation with many opponents claiming that it is not necessary for health and that it can be harmful especially to babies and younger childre, but everyone in general.

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