Question:

What is Fluoride?

Answer:

Fluoride is a mineral in your bones and teeth. It is commonly used in dentistry to strengthen enamel, which is the outer layer of your teeth. Fluoride helps to prevent cavities. It’s usually added in small amounts to public water supplies.

Fluoride tends to get concentrated in:
- Tea
- Coffee
- Shellfish
- Grapes (raisins, wine, grape juice)
- Artificial sweeteners
- Sodas
- Potatoes
- Flavored Popsicle
- Baby foods
- Broths, stews
- Hot cereals made with tap water
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