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Systemic Sources of Fluoride, continued
The following foods and beverages may contain fluoride:

Bottled Water
No one source exists to tell consumers the fluoride content in bottled waters. Moreover, the Food and Drug Administration does not require that fluoride content be listed on the labels. It is appropriate to assume that children whose only source of water is bottled are not receiving adequate amounts of fluoride from that source.

Commercial Beverages and Foods
Many foods and beverages are made with community fluoridated water and, therefore, contain fluoride. In addition, some foods such as seafood and certain teas have a naturally high fluoride content. This must be taken into account when determining daily fluoride intake.

Infant Nutrition
Human breast milk contains almost no fluoride, even when the nursing mother drinks fluoridated water. Powdered infant formula contains little or no fluoride, unless mixed with fluoridated water, so the amount of fluoride ingested depends on the volume of fluoridated water mixed with the formula.
The amount of fluoride in bottled water varies but is generally suboptimal.
Fluoride does not pass through human milk.
Infant formula only contains fluoride if mixed with fluoridated water.

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