Is There Fluoride In My Water? In a surprising reversal, last month EPA’s announced that it intends to lower the maximum amount of fluoride in drinking water because of growing evidence supporting the chemical’s possible deleterious effects to children’s health. In 2006, the National Academy of Sciences report that found dental fluorosis – caused by too much fluoride – capable of putting children at risk of developing other dental problems including the breakdown of tooth enamel, discoloration ...[READ MORE]
Environmental Working Group researcher Nneka Leiba explains the health concerns of fluoridated tap water and outlines what kind of filtering processes work best, particularly if you're bottle-feeding an infant using powdered formula mixed with tap water. Related: What is Reverse Osmosis?