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May 13, 2021

Fluoride is toxic

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Fluoride, and thus fluoridated toothpaste and fluoridated drinking water, is toxic. It’s a known carcinogen so toxic as to be the main constituent of rat poison, and it’s dumped into the water supply because of backdoor political lobbying by chemical companies needing to unload this toxic substance, under the guise that it’s good for your teeth. Fluoride, the same fluoride in your tap water , has been linked to metabolic disorders, depression, reproductive disorders , passivity, lower IQ, childhood developmental disorders, weight gain, and cancer, among other problems. Sodium fluoride, in fact, was the primary ingredient in Syria’s chemical weapons, an issue that recently headlined the mainstream news. If it’s considered rat poison, and now a chemical weapon against people, you shouldn’t put it in your mouth. No, you don’t eat toothpaste, but could you spray your teeth with the insecticide and not absorb any of it?

Urs Schmid, Montecollum

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