Fluoride is widely accepted as something “good for your teeth” but the question SHOULD BE, “Is it good for your body?”  And the answer to that question would be a resounding “NO!”  Fluoride is a known neurotoxin and can have a profound effect on all the things issues listed below.  Lest we believe we need it to have healthy teeth, most western countries do not fluoridate their water and yet their tooth decay rates have declined at the same rate as the U.S. and other fluoridated countries.

Top 10 Dangers of Fluoride Exposure:

  1. Accumulation of Fluoride in the Body
  2. Formula-fed babies receive the highest doses
  3. Fluoride and Reproductive Problems
  4. Fluoride and Brain Damage
  5. Fluoride and Lowered IQ
  6. Fluoride and Early Puberty
  7. Fluoride and Thyroid Function
  8. Fluoride and Arthritis
  9. Fluoride Damages Bone
  10. Fluoride and Hip Fractures in the Elderly

I strongly recommend that you READ MORE at this link about health issues associated with Fluoride exposure: https://fluoridealert.org/issues/health/.  Here you will find all the references and research articles backing up the reasons to avoid Fluoride, and more science behind the list you’ll read below.

How to Avoid Fluoride:  Most Common Sources of Fluoride Exposure

Avoid processed and packaged food
 – Buy fluoride-free toothpaste – 
Avoid fluoride treatments at the dentist
 – Filter your tap water – U.S. sodas, juices, sports drinks, & beers now have higher Fluoride levels – 
 Don’t drink non-organic white grape juice -
 Don’t smoke – 
Don’t use Teflon (non-stick) cookware – Don’t use tap water if feeding your baby formula (of course, I don’t recommend using baby formula anyway — if you can’t breastfeed, it’s best to make homemade baby formula.

Find more information at each of the following links:

5 ways to protect your children

Homemade Non-Toxic Baby Formula