Do you want Sodium Fluoride to be added to Huel? (poll inside)

Handy hint. But, even though it is on the Mercola site and is written in their familiar marketing driven slant, the article does list of its sources at the bottom so the reader can make up their own mind about the credibility of the information being conveyed. It’s still worth reading, even if it needs to be taken with a pinch of salt (up to the RDA of course!)

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Nearly 200 votes in so far. The percentage for and against has remained pretty consistent since I first saw this.

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People do gargle water from their taps (if they gargle at all), and they use it to brush their teeth. And of course drinking does go through the mouth. It is because it only has topical benefit that it is added to water at all for precisely this reason (and no vitamin or mineral like vitamin C, zinc, magnesium etc. would ever be added to tap water!).

It is added to water because there is no point putting it in a multivitamin or fortified food - it has to have contact with the teeth. Although with flouridated toothpaste (which almost all are - you have to look quite hard to find one that isn’t) if you brush your teeth there isn’t really any problem.

It shouldn’t be in Huel.

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Fluoride should definitely be in Huel. It’s there for the health of our teeth.

Of course there may be downsides, but overall it’s a positive and I love that it was added.

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Teeth can be kept healthy without Flouride in Huel. Brush regularly, see a dentist regularly, don’t eat too many tooth harming foods, sorted. No need for it to be added at all.

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​Thank you everyone for your opinions and research.

It’s been a tricky decision to make because there are pros and cons on both side, but from v2.1 (Due out in Oct) we will remove fluoride.

Thank you all for your input.​ We look forward to further conversations with you all on our forum about other topics in the future.

PS. I will leave this open for a few days then close this post to any further comments becuase I think we all have said enough on the subject, it’s time to move on.

Kind Regards, Julian.

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That’s great news! I honestly feel like it’s more of a pure and natural product now! Brilliant news. I’ll hold off until October to make my order, but I will be ordering a big one soon!

Thanks again.

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Fantastic, thank you Huel HQ!
I agree about this topic being done to death, but I would just like to add that despite the high emotions over this, I think it’s truly inspiring to see such engagement both in and between the Huel community and the founders.
It really does add so much to the product and the ethos of the Huel brand to have such an excellent relationship.
Long live Huel! :slight_smile:

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Julian: That sounds great, thank you for making that decision! I have not been involved in this discussion before, but I believe that I don’t need flouride, so I stopped buying Huel because of that but I have missed Huel for a long time now and finally I can return to Huel and be a happy customer again! (even happier now when the good changes remain and the bad ones will be removed) :smiley:

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I still have 10+ bags of V1.2 … but will be much less reluctant to purchase more now V2.1 is on the horizon. :grinning:

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Thank you Huel team and everyone who voted!

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Sorted! Looking forward to v2.1! =]

btw does it come with a free toothbrush? :grinning::wink:

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That is great news, I will be purchasing more Huel as soon as the new version is released.

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Huel looks great. But I won’t be buying it as long as Flouride is being added to it. Controversial ingredients should not be added in my opinion.

See above. They have decided to remove it from October.

Thanks Kizeree. I noticed after I posted :). Great news. Thanks

Good decision. I’ll be resuming my subscription soon!

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Instead of adding a dash of caramel flavouring, I’ll be adding dash of mouthwash to my huel in the morning now before zazzing it in the blender.

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Surely the mouthwash is best used after consuming the Huel?