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This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

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Studies have also showed that hydrofluorosilicic acid increases lead accumulation in bone, teeth, and other calcium-rich tissues. According to Green, this is because the free fluoride ion acts as a transport of heavy metals, allowing them to enter into areas of your body they normally would not be able to go, such as into your brain. Green says:

“Industry prizes what we call fluoride compounds. What’s amazing is there is so much [information] out there that’s never explained to the general public. But [fluoride] is… the most aggressive seeker of another electron. It’s the most electromagnetically negatively charged element in the entire world. It basically is the most interactive of all the elements… It will give up whatever it’s with to be with something else…

So it’s prized by industry because it actually disrupts molecular bonds… Industry also wants it because it creates tighter molecular bonds. So Scotchgard, Stain Master, Gore-Tex, ski gear… These are all fluoride-type compounds as well because they actually make it a tighter molecular bond that is more impervious to penetration.

… By the time you get to the enzyme activity, and knowing what it can do to disrupt enzyme activity, the effects are so widespread, it’s just amazing… Once [people] learn the nature of fluoride, they would never want to put it in their water.”

Are Health Epidemics Spurred by Water Fluoridation and Pesticides?

While fluoride has been linked to a long list of health problems, two that are currently epidemic are thyroid disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

“I think the important thing is to realize that fluoride affects your endocrine system,” Green warns. “… [I]n December 2006… the National Academy of Sciences… came to the unanimous conclusion that the levels of fluoride thought to be the maximum contaminant level and was safe to be in the water, weren’t protective of human health at all… and that the places where you could see that very dramatically would have to do with the endocrine system.”

Fluoride also calcifies your pineal gland, which can lead to a number of health problems, from precocious puberty to cancer—both of which are also burgeoning epidemics… So, what, if anything, can you do to protect your health if you suspect you’re getting too much fluoride?

One early sign of over-exposure to fluoride is dental fluorosis, which typically begins as white specks on your teeth, which then progress to more unsightly yellow and brown mottling of the enamel. At the first signs of dental fluorosis, if you haven’t done so already, you’ll want to immediately eliminate as many sources of fluoride as possible.

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Dr. Mercola

Dr. Mercola has been passionate about health and technology for most of his life. As a doctor of osteopathic medicine, he treated many thousands of patients for over 20 years. In the mid 90’s he integrated his passion for natural health with modern technology via the internet and developed a website, Mercola.com to spread the word about natural ways to achieve optimal health.

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11:28AM PDT on Jul 15, 2014

Though I think I read this the first time round, knowing that I'm sensitive to fluoride, this was good to read again.

8:57AM PDT on Jul 14, 2014

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6:59AM PDT on Jul 12, 2014

good to know, thanks

4:26PM PDT on Jul 5, 2014

wow, I'm shocked

11:40AM PDT on Jun 30, 2014

One of the reasons you really do want to try and purchase organically anything that has a high water content, like fruits, lettuces, tomatoes, peppers, etc. Because even if you wash off everything from the outside, the plant still takes up whatever is in the soil and uses it in its tissues. And yes, Terri M., one of the reasons wine can give you a headache is the sulfites and other chemicals that still reside in it.

6:02PM PDT on Jun 29, 2014

Thanks for the heads up, doc :)

1:55PM PDT on Jun 26, 2014

Holy Crap. Surprised we are all still alive

11:27PM PDT on Aug 24, 2013

Thanks for this information.

6:24PM PDT on Jul 23, 2013

If grapes are so full of flouride, I guess that means that wine is too????

10:42AM PDT on Jun 22, 2013

Thank you Dr. Mercola, for Sharing this!

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