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J Am Dent Assoc. 1997 Jul;128(7):857-63.

Fluoride concentrations of infant foods.

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Dows Institute for Dental Research, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA.


Infants who ingest high amounts of fluoride can be at risk of dental fluorosis. The authors analyzed the fluoride concentration of 238 commercially available infant foods. Fluoride concentrations ranged from 0.01 to 8.38 micrograms of fluoride per gram, with the highest fluoride concentrations found in infant foods containing chicken. Infant foods, especially those containing chicken, should be considered when determining total fluoride intake.

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