Secrets Revealed: Sources Of Aluminium & Relationship With Alzheimer’s Disease


Do you know that Aluminium is the biggest reason behind Alzheimer’s diseases?

In this article, you are going to know secret sources of Aluminium & relationship with Alzheimer’s Diseases.

Knowingly or unknowingly, we consume Aluminium from different food substances. Every day we consume small amounts of organic metals for the healthy functioning of our body.

Some of these include iron, zinc, Aluminum and magnesium, but did you ever know that the human body does not need even the smallest quantities of Aluminum. It’s just because the human body is unable to handle them.

You must be thinking that you take Aluminum in considerable quantities and a routine manner, then why are you not yet affected by any disease?


It’s just because Aluminum accumulates in various human tissues like the lungs, brain, liver, etc. with older people having the highest percentage of accumulations.

This results in significant health related issues.

Accumulation of Aluminum in the brain has now been linked to three different kinds of Deterioration:

Various sources of Aluminum that we ingest:

Aluminum Salts

These are widely used as food additives, in non-prescription drugs and as a clarifying agent in the treatment of water supplies.

Aluminum Phosphate


These are the most common Aluminum containing food additives and frequently add to cakes, cheese foods, processed cheese, etc.

Aluminum Sulfates or Alums

These are the most common ingredients in household baking powders. They are also used as a food starch modifier and firming agents in pickled vegetables and fruits.

Aluminum Silicates

They are commonly used as anti-caking agents in dry and powdered products.

Chewing Gums

Some chewing gums contain a considerable amount of Aluminum, which is about 3-4 mg per stick.

Acidic Beverages

Most acidic beverages which are packed in Aluminum cans and bottles contain the highest amount of Aluminum.

Soft Drinks


Non-Cola soft drinks in Aluminum cans contain the highest amount of Aluminum at an average of 33.4 me M/L whereas Cola bottles contain 24.4 me M/L of Aluminum.

Nonprescription Drugs

Antacids (consumed for peptic ulcer, etc.), internal anti-pain medications (buffered aspirin for arthritis pain and swelling) and diarrhea medicines (like Kaopectate) contain considerable amounts of Aluminum.

Facts on Aluminum Cookware:

Also Read: Why Aluminium Shouldn't Be Used As A Kitchenware?

Aluminum is a poison to the human body and the more the concentration of Aluminum, the more health problems one will have.

Prevention is better than cure. So let’s avoid the consumption of Aluminium in our diet and proceed towards a healthy future.