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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is announcing a proposal to change the recommended fluoride level to 0.7 milligrams per liter of water.
And the Environmental Protection Agency will review whether the maximum cutoff of 4 milligrams per liter is too high.
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
Originally posted by Metallicafan
I stopped drinking tap water weeks ago. I still drink soda and juice but at least I'm not drinking tap water and a big dose of fluoride. There's some fluoride in beverages but not enough like tap water. I think I cut my fluoride intake at least 50%.
Umm...where do you think the water for your soda and juice is coming from? Rainwater?
No, you haven't cut your flouride intake at all. Not one bit.
Originally posted by Serenity08
Yes, it is amazing that the Gerson diet of eating raw organic foods and juicing them cleanses and allows the body to heal itself. I have not been very good at juicing in the past, but I am planning a new diet for my family. We are just too accustomed to the typical American diet. Time to change.
Originally posted by gift0fpr0phecy
I am of the belief that the government and the people that pull the strings are a lot more unintelligent than conspiracies theorists think they are. I think that they are not super intelligent people thinking of hundreds of little ways to take over the world and turn people into dumb zombies....
I honestly think fluoride in water to help teeth was a sincere yet stupid not-thought-out idea. Like "the road to hell is paved with good intentions" type of idea. Maybe with a dash of greed, pushed along by a fluoride production company.
Yes, fluoride does in fact help teeth... there is not much conspiracy in that. Yes, there are some side effects with higher dosages... but to me it really doesn't appear like the side effects were intentionally planned.
To me it's more like one of those ideas from the past that you look back on in the future and think, "what was I thinking?"
Maybe some day it will all be completely removed from all water. I'm glad they are going to reduce the levels.edit on 7-1-2011 by gift0fpr0phecy because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by innervision0730
I never drink out of the tap it scares the crap out of me. I stick to bottle, now I just wish they would tell us what is in those as well : /
Originally posted by sliceNodice
I've been drinking only distilled water for a few months... I don't think I've ever felt so good. My head has been much less foggy and I just feel cozy in my own skin. Could be my imagination, I'm not sure.
Also, know there are some supposed risks to this. As when you drink distilled water, you are also cutting out all minerals in the water. I figure eating a balanced diet will help curb the loss though, as it said (this is not fact), that you only get 10% of your daily minerals from water. The rest is from food of course. I figure the minimal risk is well worth it, as there is a much bigger risk to my health from consuming fluoride.
Originally posted by RustyShakleford92
I've read up on this Fluoride conspiracy and maybe it does have some adverse effects on dumbing you down, maybe it doesn't.... Different scientists say different things, so you basically have to pick a side.... BUT
Has anyone lived outside the country for a long period of time and had to live on the water in that country? America has a great well system and most of the water here is drinkable unlike most places on earth. Hell, in Russia (Moscow) people don't brush their teeth with any water because it's so nasty and it will make you sick and most of the time won't come out clear from the faucet.
In most other countries, you wouldn't believe the dental problems the people have. Many people have yellow teeth, many cavities, and other problems.
So I do believe the true reason is not so sinister as of why we have fluoride in our water.