Foods rich in fluoride

List of foods that contain fluoride

Foods of animal origin rich in fluorine

The foods richest in fluoride of animal origin are oily fish, shellfish, pork and fatty cheeses. Among them we have the following from highest to lowest quantity (in mg per 100 g):

Oily fish and shellfish
Oily fish and shellfish are the richest food in fluoride
  • Salmon (0.58)
  • Dry and salted cod (0.50)
  • Canned salmon (0.45)
  • Smoked herring (0.36)
  • Herring (0.35)
  • Mackerel (0.35)
  • Pig liver (0.29)
  • Lobster (0.21)
  • Cod (0.20)
  • Kidneys of lamb (0.20)
  • Skim milk powder (0,17)
  • Frankfurter sausages (0.17)
  • Prawn (0.16)
  • Parmesan cheese (0.16)
  • Complete milk powder (0,15)
  • Cheddar cheese (0.14)
  • Lamb liver (0,13)
  • Pork shoulder (0,08)

Supplements rich in fluoride

Oat flakes
Oat flakes contain a lot of fluoride

Among the fluoride -rich supplements, we have the following:

Plant-foods rich in fluoride

Among the foods of vegetable origin rich in fluoride we have nuts, especially walnuts, cereals, green soybeans and some vegetables such as spinach. Among all of them, from greater to lesser quantity we have the following grouped by food groups

* Cereals:

* Fruits: Fluoride levels in fruits are low. Among all of them the richest are the citrus fruits:

* Nuts: Fluoride  content is very high in some of them like walnuts

Walnuts are the main fluoride plant-based rich-food

* Vegetables: The level of fluoride in vegetables is very low (between 0.01 and 0.05 mg) except for:

  • Tender spinach (0.10 mg). Frozen or boiled spinach lacks fluoride)
  • Parsley (0.10)

* Legumes:

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

29 February, 2024

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