Though fluoride remains in the drinking water served to millions of people around the world, many communities and even entire countries have removed fluoride from their water as a way to protect public health.
Fluoride is continuously being removed from water nationally and globally as more people start to question practices that were once accepted without a true safety assessment. These bans are a great example of how consciousness is raising on the planet and people are more cognizant of what can harm or help their overall health.
Here are a 5 things you should know about fluoride.
1. Many Municipal Water Systems are Polluted with Hydrofluorosilicic Acid
Our governments have allowed this toxic industrial waste by-product to be in our water systems for more than 60 years. But why would anyone want to add a substance that is the byproduct of the aluminum, fertilizer, steel, and nuclear industries to the water? Hydrofluorosilicic acid comes primarily from the Phosphate Mining & Production Industry, a byproduct of strip-mined rock that is placed in large vats of sulfuric acid to get rid of contaminates in the rock.