Friday, September 28, 2007

Fluoride Dangers To Babies and Children

If you still think drinking tap water is okay because they keep telling you it is on the TV news, then think again. Especially if you have small children you need to find a better way, like bottled water or a very good purification system that guarantees to remove fluoride. This is an exerpt but the full, very good article can be found at:

"Fluoride in Southern California Tap Water Will Put 64,000 Kids at Risk
In the four years since the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) decided to add fluoride to the tap water of millions of Californians, the American Dental Association (ADA), scientists at Harvard University, and the prestigious National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences have all raised serious concerns about the safety of fluoridated water for infants and young children. This steady stream of science represents a growing consensus within the mainstream public health and dental community that the health risks of fluoride in tap water may substantially outweigh the modest dental benefits of tap water fluoridation."