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tag: mercury in tuna

How Seafood Can Impact Brain Development

In my video Fish Intake Associated With Brain Shrinkage, I discussed evidence suggesting that mercury exposure through fish intake during pregnancy may decrease the size of the newborn’s brain. Howeve…

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Mercury Testing Before Pregnancy

Recent testing of mercury concentrations in three national brands of canned tuna found that “55% of all tuna examined was above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s safety level for human consum…

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My Toddler’s Mercury Poisoning from Tuna

  By Ayelet Waldman, Moms Clean Air Force Guest Blogger When my daughter Sophie was four years old, she was, in many ways, a Jewish mother’s dream. Her favorite lunch wasn’t pizza or hambu…

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CFLs, Mercury and Why I Don’t Eat Tuna

My husband often sends me news articles, links and other tidbits of green and sustainable information he thinks I might find interesting. I know he thinks I don't read these things, but I do - just us…

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I lived in a garage once

Thanks, i stick wiith 'light' varieties and look for the live culture info on the label. i usuall…