Aluminum foil is commonly used to wrap the left-overs and placed in the refrigerator. It’s also used in aircraft, cars, kitchen utensils and beer kegs. Aluminum (Al) is the most abundant metal and the third most abundant element – it makes up about 8% of the Earth’s crust by weight.

Health authorities would like you to believe that the human body poorly absorbs Al, though at least 99.9% of all Al ingested from exogenous source food and water or drug containing Al simply passes through the digestive tract and is easily excreted by the body. This is different than what is observed with other metals. Several studies have demonstrated no adverse side effects for those who consumed large amount of aluminum-containing antacids, aspirin, vaccines, and even flour. However, long-term exposure to Al does have accumulating side effects, which is not a myth.  Click to read the entire article.