Vida Zohoori, Marilia A.R. Buzalaf

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Fluorine is a natural element present in water, food, soil and air. However, due to being extremely
electronegative, it largely emerges as fluoride (F-
), the monatomic anion of fluorine. Despite being
present in trace amounts in the body (~2.6 g), fluoride has a significant nutritional and public health
impact due to its role in the mineralization of hard tissues including bones and teeth (1).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2679-2680
Number of pages2
JournalAdvances in Nutrition
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2022


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