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Did You Know Your Fluoridated Water Is Full of Cancer-Causing Arsenic?

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Industrial-grade fluoride chemicals added to US public water supplies contain arsenic that the EPA classifies as a human carcinogen. Switching to low-arsenic pharmaceutical-grade fluoride will save society $1 billion to $14 billion annually, according

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Animae C (513)
Friday May 17, 2013, 5:16 am

Darren W (218)
Friday May 17, 2013, 5:37 am
Best form of water to drink: distilled.

Angelika R (143)
Friday May 17, 2013, 5:58 am
Yes, I've known for a long time but gladly this does NOT apply to our water here which has excellent quality.

Angelika R (143)
Friday May 17, 2013, 6:28 am
also watch this video Video: the Fluoride Deception

Past Member (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 7:57 am
So why isn't this being done?? Thank G*d for my wellwater (consistently testing pure despite fracking!!).

Past Member (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 8:42 am
No, i did not. Thanks so muchas for sharing the info

Jane K (10)
Friday May 17, 2013, 10:01 am
Sorry but no, it isn't FULL of arsenic . Fluoride has been a boon to children everywhere making their teeth much less suseptible to dental caries , that's a proven fact. Most water has some fluoride present naturally but in too low levels to be effective , so enhancment is necessary in very small amounts. This is just another hysterical reaction to something that has been present for many years now, no ill effects have been proven but the good effects of fewer rotten teeth for your children have been proven.
"Consumers sometimes raise concerns about arsenic in drinking water and the fact that fluoride additives may contain some arsenic. The EPA allowable criterion for arsenic consumption in drinking water is 10 parts per billion. NSF quality testing has found that most fluoride additive samples do not have detectable levels of arsenic. For those samples that do test positive, the arsenic level that an average consumer would experience over an entire year of drinking water at a maximum dosage of 1.2 mg/L fluoride would only be about1.2% of the EPA allowable amount.
Other impurities in the NSF International-certified fluoride product testing were found to be even lower than the arsenic levels, with only 1%3% of fluoride products containing detectable levels of metals. The average exposure to a typical consumer would be less than 0.1% of the EPA allowable levels. "

Marie Therese Hanulak (30)
Friday May 17, 2013, 1:35 pm
Hell, who knows WHAT we're drinking (or eating for that matter)

Vita P (40)
Friday May 17, 2013, 1:48 pm
Hmmmmm ..... no good....

. (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 3:14 pm
And I attack China for not caring about it's population...

Birgit W (160)
Friday May 17, 2013, 4:57 pm
Well, this might just be one of the many very unhealthy items we are made to digest. Greed and corruption is slowly killing people.

Darlene W (303)
Friday May 17, 2013, 5:50 pm
So agree with you Birgit W. Totally sickening what the government arseholes allow to happen in this country for the sake of the almighty dollar to line their assinine pockets. They don't give two hoots about anything but themselves and money money money. Funny how they can pass whatever law they want to allow themselves to rob 'we-the people' to benefit their idgit selves.

Patsy Olive (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 7:52 pm
noted tweeted& Googled.Thanks Cher

Tom Edgar (56)
Friday May 17, 2013, 8:30 pm
Jane K.. Whilst you quite correctly point out that the lead content in ARTIFICIALLY fluoridated water is of minimal quantity you, as an apologist for the compulsory medication of the whole population, do not tell the whole story. Once again you are correct that fluoride is found naturally in our water supplies but it is CALCIUM FLUORIDE. The calcium bit also being good for bone and tooth health. The artificial stuff is SODIUM FLUORIDE a bye product of the aluminium industry and other than being saleable as a rat poison it was a disposal problem for the industry.

The other objection is that the method of distribution is both wasteful and inefficient on ant costing . 98% (minimum) is not ingested by anybody, being used for washing dishes, cars, industrial activities laundry and showering etcetera., Yes 98% goes directly down the drain without seeing the inside of a human body, presumably it improves the bone structure of the fish. Furthermore it, additionally, has not only no benefit to a large proportion of elderly people wearing dentures, but is actually detrimental to their health, it would be better if it was compulsory for Coca Cola, Candy manufacturers, and other producers of unhealthy sugar laden products, were compelled to add the fluoride to their produce to counteract the dental problems they cause. I dare say they would resist that as vigorously as they did when stopped from putting in the illegal addictive additive in the early part of last century.
In my area, as with most Australian country dwellers, we rely on rainwater collected into our own storage tanks so we will never see fluoridation in any form except when in town, and believe me I, and many others, wouldn't drink the town water fluoridated or not., we're too used to the good stuff.

Helle H (21)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:29 am
I would never drink it. I use toothpaste wher it is an ingrediense, but your'e not supposed to eat or drink it.

S S (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:33 am
Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:34 am
It does seem like a highly inefficient means of distribution.

. (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:07 am
Dear Jane; you do know that fluoride is derived from the processing of bauxite into aluminum don't you? It's the dross or garbage remaining from the process. Since it was cost prohibitive to the mining companies balance sheet; they worked out a deal with the politicians and chemical firms to modify it and put it into drinking water. This is only done in North America especially Canada. I don't use fluoride toothpaste or any product with fluoride in it or benzene or benzoate products either. Feel free to keep frying your brain.

. (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:26 am
No I didn't, but I do now.

. (0)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 11:39 am
Good article. Thanks, Cher

Theodore Shayne (56)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 2:23 pm
Yes, Canada has been killing its citizens with healthy concern for generations now; even though Europeans won't use it and have better teeth; at least in western Europe.

Janet D (10)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 3:00 pm
Kids don't need to drink it in their water - they can get fluoride treatments at the dentist

ER C (65)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:18 pm
I don't doubt it.
Where I live, they are putting AMMONIA in the water too. When I put faucet water into a glass, the water has bubbles in it that take about 15 seconds to fizzle out. (NO JOKES PLEASE-my dishes are clean).
The water has a bad smell & a terrible taste. I buy purified water...tried distilled, but it had a metallic taste to it...... I also use the purified water to make hummingbird necter.

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 1:16 am
Jane K thumbs up to you.I am with you on that

Lydia M (80)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 3:36 am
Noted with thanks..
In the UK we have had have Floride added to our water supply for at least 40 years, which has an effect on teeth & tastes disgusting... I can only drink bottled water..and it's safer.

Andrs Yokers (6)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 9:33 am
We need pure, simple water.

Carol H (229)
Monday May 20, 2013, 5:57 pm
noted, thanks! no floride for me!!

Ryan Yehling (49)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 1:35 am
Thanks for sharing!
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