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Ok...I thought Flouride was bad for you.

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posted on Feb, 6 2009 @ 09:58 AM
What the heck is this then?

Nursery® is purified water processed by steam distillation with added fluoride. Baby drinking water by Nursery® was created in 1948 by Dr. Herman Bundason, then Director of the Chicago Health Department. Bundason was concerned about the sterility of municipal drinking waters when it was used to mix infant formulas both in hospitals and in homes. Today, Nursery® Water continues its commitment to purity by continuously evaluating and monitoring our water so you’ll have peace of mind in knowing that you will always have a healthy source of steam distilled water with added fluoride.

When it states this elsewhere?

3) Contrary to previous belief, fluoride has minimal benefit when swallowed. When water fluoridation began in the 1940s and '50s, dentists believed that fluoride needed to be swallowed in order to be most effective. This belief, however, has now been discredited by an extensive body of modern research (1).

According to the Centers for Disease Control, fluoride's "predominant effect is posteruptive and topical" (2). In other words, any benefits that accrue from the use of fluoride, come from the direct application of fluoride to the outside of teeth (after they have erupted into the mouth) and not from ingestion. There is no need, therefore, to expose all other tissues to fluoride by swallowing it.

Fluoridated water is no longer recommended for babies. In November of 2006, the American Dental Association (ADA) advised that parents should avoid giving babies fluoridated water (3). Other dental researchers have made similar recommendations over the past decade (4).


I went to Baby'sR Us with my friend today and saw that there was tons of that flouride infested water located all over the store. And all of it said... with flouride! I told my friend never to get that stuff and he said "don't be stupid."

I looked at him and said, "If you fall down and somebody comes by to help you up are they stupid for trying to help you?"

I then asked the cashier why she doesn't swallow toothpaste when she brushes her teeeth... She was like... I dunno... then I asked another lady.... again... I dunno....

Am I in the friggen twilight zone or what?


posted on Feb, 6 2009 @ 10:10 AM
They sell floride water for babies?

That's insane, i can't even begin to understand how that would still be on sale? next time you go can you grab me some lead paint and asbestos baby clothes? Oh and some snake oil.

posted on Feb, 6 2009 @ 10:15 AM
I think that the levels are low so that when you drink it, it strengthens your teeth...
Doesn't make that much sense though, you're right.

This is what they're telling people:

For over 60 years, water fluoridation has proved to be a safe and cost-effective way to reduce dental caries. Today, water fluoridation is estimated to reduce tooth decay by 20-40%. As of 2002, the CDC statistics show that almost 60% of the U.S. population receives fluoridated water through the taps in their homes. Some communities have naturally occurring fluoride in their water; others add it at water-processing plants.

To add, when I was little they always told me not to swallow the fluoride when I had to rinse with it, and I did anyway and it discolored my teeth a little, gave them spots. I had them bonded later on anyway but I think that's what could happen with too much fluoride.

[edit on 2/6/2009 by ravenshadow13]

posted on Feb, 6 2009 @ 10:20 AM
Depends on the type of Fluoride.. Calcium Fluoride is good for you.

The other is a by product of Aluminum and fertilizer production which is toxic on a number of levels and pawned off on our unsuspecting asses as a miracle cure for everything from gum disease to chronic bonitis (not actually a disease).

While this in itself could qualify as a conspiracy theory, I believe it is just the makings of a number of heartless or stupid individuals who are only in it for the profit.

The reality is that because of its close relationship to Aluminum, it allows more Aluminum into your brain as would normally occur.. This being bad. A number of other problems can arise, including serious bone issues in later life.

The conspiracy theory arises when you view research on how Fluoride dosage can render you emotionally docile. Dosing an individual in theory would render them emotionally balanced and therefore the perfect worker/consumer.

Anywho.. Calcium Fluoride = Good ... Hydrogen Fluoride = Bad.

So next time your friend is going to buy hydrogen fluoridated water for their baby, knock them out, tie them up, research the facts and explain it to them.

posted on Feb, 6 2009 @ 11:39 AM
My only regret is... I have BONITIS!


Yeah its pretty crazy but it shows you the brain power of the majority of the population. All over the planet. Its pretty cheap to put this stuff into your water, marketing mainly revolves around women. They know women buy the package not the product. Ever seen the things in the stores that say "WITH CALCIUM!". Women are all over it, not me I dont care for kidney stones.

posted on Feb, 6 2009 @ 11:41 AM
Fluoride is bad news, it strengthens teeth and bones? No. It makes them grow faster but more brittle.
It calcifies the pineal gland, this is very bad news. Check this out, I have some information on it here...

Modern conspiracy theorists suggest that the pineal gland is the key to enlightenment and our government (or the NWO or Illuminati) are suppressing its actions by calcifying it with chemical filled food and fluoride in our water. Their 'hidden' knowledge of the pineal gland is shown by displaying the Eye of Horus/All Seeing Eye as their various trademarks.
The effect of calcification is said to result in a dumbing down of society. The fact that Hitler used fluoride to calm his prisoners down lends some weight to the conspiracy theory.

Destroying the gland from an early age I guess.


Floride does not reduce cavities and does causes brittle bones and a soft brain

[edit on 6-2-2009 by and14263]

posted on Mar, 6 2009 @ 12:13 PM
I don't know all of the ins-and-outs of the whole flouride issue, but I can say that I am beginning to notice something.

We built our house ten years ago and are on well water. I was always led to believe that well water was the dirtiest of water even when treated properly (you gotta at least do the basics in order to get approval to move in).

Anyway, now when I drink any "city" water anywhere, or water at someones else's house, I get this really bad taste. Kind of hard to explain but salty, or like some vile chemial taste. Our water at home is nothing like this! Maybe I'm just so used to the well water, but all of a sudden I started to think about the flouride thing; any thoughts on this from someone more knowledgeable?

posted on Mar, 6 2009 @ 12:28 PM
BLUF: Fluoride is bad for babies. Decent for young adults. Relatively useless to the old.

Fluoride in low levels in not dangerous to older children or adults (to our knowledge) and many sources of water are already fluorinated naturally, hence its become the standard. The fact is, the only real active ingredient in most toothpastes is fluoride (just check out active ingredients on a tube if you don't believe) along with the occasional anti-bacterial agent. Without going into a tirade about the sham toothpaste is, I will say though, that relatively speaking, as long as you don't eat it you will most likely be fine.

Fluoride for infants and babies is a different story. In an ironic depiction of the problems with taking an idea and running with it and calling it science, doctors recently discovered that fluoride, even in smaller amounts can be detrimental even devistating to tooth development. Throughout fluoride-treated water's history, dental problems were blamed on the lack of fluoride use! Sounds like a vicious cycle based on faulty assumptions to me. I rarely brush my teeth with toothpaste, choosing to use water, and have relatively perfect teeth. The two 'cavaties' I have were supposed 'hot spots' that an unscrupulous dentist convinced me to let him drill. I later found out from another dentist that I had been duped.

As far as fluoride treatment goes, most evidence from dental studies suggest that fluoride is useful for strengthening the teeth of 17-25 year olds. After that the treatments appear to show no real affect.

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