Fluoride Truth

The Truth About Fluoride What’s Really in Your Water? You may have heard things about fluoride in your water being good for your teeth. But there’s another school of thought out there that calls that a huge fraud. So have we been lied to? This graphic is packed with information about the history and potentially negative effects of fluoride. You’ll also find tips for using alternative options when it comes to drinking water, cooking – even the food we buy and eat. You may be surprised to learn what many think are the real reasons behind fluoridated water.  [INFOGRAPHIC] Having trouble reading the infographic below, scroll down to read added text copy lower on this page: Courtesy of Natural Healthy Concepts: The Truth About Fluoride [INFOGRAPHIC] Can’t read the above infographic?  Here is the text: “Fluoridation is the Greatest Case of Scientific Fraud of This Century” Robert Carlton, Ph.D, former EPA Scientist, 1992 HISTORY In 1947, the largest producer of toxic fluoride waste, ALCOA, was being threatened by damage lawsuits from workers & communities poisoned by industrial fluoride emissions. Proper disposal of fluoride is expensive, & the campaign to promote fluoride as a benefit for teeth (paid for the ALCOA) helped eliminate the waste at a profit. It went from being a hazardous waste to an active ingredient. ORIGIN Fluoride is classified as an unapproved drug by the FDA & labeled as a toxic chemical waste product. Fluoride in our water is the hazardous by-product of aluminum, steel, ceramic, phosphate fertilizer, & other chemical industries. It is the main active ingredient in rat poison, & most toothpaste & mouth wash. EVIDENCE 33 studies report a strong association between exposure to fluoride & reduced IQ. At least 3 human studies report an association between fluoride exposure & impaired visual-spatial organization 4 other studies found an association between prenatal fluoride exposure & fetal brain damage. RESEARCH A multi-million dollar US National Institutes of Health (NIH) – funded study found no relation between tooth decay and amount of fluoride ingested by children. The largest survey ever conducted in the US by the National Institute of Dental Research showed little difference in tooth decay among children in fluoridated and non fluoridated communities. LETHAL DOSE According to the Canadian Public Health Association, the acute lethal dose of fluoride for the average person is 2.2 grams. Poison control warns to call if .25 mg of...

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