Dietary and other sources of aluminium intake.

  title={Dietary and other sources of aluminium intake.},
  author={Janet L. Greger},
  journal={Ciba Foundation symposium},
  pages={26-35; discussion 35-49}
Aluminium in the food supply comes from natural sources including water, food additives, and contamination by aluminium utensils and containers. Most unprocessed foods, except for certain herbs and tea leaves, contain low (< 5 micrograms Al/g) levels of aluminium. Thus most adults consume 1-10 mg aluminium daily from natural sources. Cooking in aluminium containers often results in statistically significant, but not practically important, increases in the aluminium content of foods. Intake of… CONTINUE READING