What Evans failed to acknowledge was that the Canadian study was roundly criticised as being limited: it involved a sample of just 400 women and involved a lot of estimating of fluoride intake by the women involved.
As Dr Michael Foley from the Australian Dental Association previously told Mamamia, there have already been numerous studies done into whether there’s any link between fluoridation and IQ, including one, in Sweden, that involved 728,000 people and showed no association between fluoride levels in water and child or adult IQ.
As for the “toxic” claims, Dr Foley noted that, “Everything is toxic if you have enough of it – water, oxygen, calcium, iron, salt and even caffeine. Caffeine is neurotoxic, but only at levels much higher than in a cup of coffee.”
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