FLUORIDE MINERAL HEALTH BENEFITS, DEFICIENCY AND RICH FOODS

Posted in MINERALS HEALTH BENEFITS, DEFICIENCY AND RICH FOODS

FLUORIDE HEALTH BENEFITS:

·        decreases incidence of tooth cavities, as fluoride is incorporated into teeth as they form and hardens teeth enamel, making teeth more resistant to acids and cavity-forming bacteria

·        builds and maintains healthy bones

·        strengthens bones and helps prevent bone fractures

·        may lower risk of osteoporosis in menopausal women

FLUORIDE DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS:

·        badly formed or weak teeth or increase in tooth cavities

·        brittle or weak bones

·        fractured hips in the elderly

FLUORIDE RICH FOODS:

Rain

Surface Waters

Bottled Water

Avocado

Apple

Banana

Cantaloupe

Cherries

Grapefruit

Peaches

Pears

Plums

Strawberries

Watermelon

Carrots

Celery

Cucumber

Green Pepper

Lettuce

Onions

Radishes

Tomato

Eggs

Milk, 1%

Milk, 2%

Milk, skim

Cream

FOOD

FLUORIDE

RECIPES

Rain

0.008 ppm

Recipe

Surface Waters (lakes, rivers, springs,..)

0.05 ppm

Recipe

Bottled Water

0.1 ppm

Recipe

Apple

0.03 ppm

Recipe

Avocado

0.07 ppm

Recipe

Banana

0.02 ppm

Recipe

Cantaloupe

0.01 ppm

Recipe

Cherries

0.02 ppm

Recipe

Grapefruit

0.01 ppm

Recipe

Peaches

0.04 ppm

Recipe

Pears

0.02 ppm

Recipe

Plums

0.02 ppm

Recipe

Strawberries

0.04 ppm

Recipe

Watermelon

0.01 ppm

Recipe

Carrots

0.03 ppm

Recipe

Celery

0.01 ppm

Recipe

Cucumber

0.01 ppm

Recipe

Green Pepper

0.01 ppm

Recipe

Lettuce

0.05 ppm

Recipe

Onions

0.01 ppm

Recipe

Radishes

0.06 ppm

Recipe

Tomato

0.02 ppm

Recipe

Eggs

0.01 ppm

Recipe

Milk, 1%

0.03 ppm

Recipe

Milk, 2%

0.03 ppm

Recipe

Milk, skim

0.03 ppm

Recipe

Cream

0.03 ppm

Recipe

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