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Sushi Kills Your Brain


Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diet, fishs consumption, mercury, research, risks, food, prevention )

Cal
- 717 days ago - globalpost.com
Too much tuna can be bad for your brain, new report warns.



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Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 3:19 am
Should this be a warning against eating fish?
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 4:42 am
Noted, Thanks.
 

lee e. (114)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6:02 am
Never did care for sushi! Now I know why! :)
 

mag.w.d. Aichberger (34)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6:33 am
> Should this be a warning against eating fish?

Eating MEAT is not really good, for several reasons,
- ecologic
- ethic/moral AND
- chemical(radiological): not only (most or all?) heavy metals, but also many of other human-produced pollutants (e.g. dioxin, PCB, ... other POPs) tend to accumulate in the food chain

so, Yes, there ought to be a warning against it -- for (all the manymany) people who also need a warning label not to put digs into the microwave
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 8:38 am
"The authors of the new report insist they are not seeking to persuade people to stop eating fish. They agree fish is essential for healthy brain development in young children and the unborn. However they caution consumers to be more picky about which species they put on their plates."

++++++++++++++++++ Believe me...eating fish is NOT "essential" for healthy brain development..... There have been billions of people with great brains who never ate fish.

Secondly, warnings like this will only help decimate populations of "safe" fish!

 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 8:39 am
OH....not to mention the WORMS found in sushi.....don't forget those!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 8:48 am
Noted,thanks
 

Gloria picchetti (299)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 8:56 am
I hate sushi! There are so many sushi restaurants in my neighborhood if the stuff messes up the brain I will be the neighborhood genius soon.
 

Suzanne L. (150)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 9:22 am
I have always been concerned about food poisoning with any uncooked protein so I've never liked the idea of sushi.
 

Michela m. (3946)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:49 pm


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Michael Holland (9)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:10 pm
Our oceans are not safe from the poisons that we humans have polluted the earth with. We can expect, that our fish supply is just as dangerous as our other food supplies.
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:10 pm
I would never have imagined the situation was that serious.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:10 pm
Thanks
 

Melania Padilla (179)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:35 pm
I just chose to not eat tuna, or any other endangered animal!!
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 3:27 pm
Thanks for posting, Cal. *I'm sorry I'm unable to send Cal a star since I sent one in the past week.
Never liked sushi and won't eat it. I knew Fukushima was going to poison the ocean, so I just stopped eating fish altogether. Very sad.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (447)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 3:42 pm
I am not a sushi eater, but I can tell you, a friend of mine is, and spent 2 days in the hospital due to mercury contamination.
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 5:49 pm
Sushi (or to be more precise sashimi - when I was in Japan in the 70's raw fish was sashimi, and sushi was what we here call California roll) isn't that awful, except for breakfast. I thought maguro tuna was the tastiest available then, but since I returned to the states in the 1970's I have seen no reason to consume any. But does cooking do anything about the mercury? I wouldn't have thought so.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6:21 pm
It's not good to eat tuna -- some species are endangered.
 

Alexandra Rodda (177)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 2:31 am
This might save the Tunas.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 7:33 am
I just don't understand how people can eat an animal let alone eat it raw!
 

Marie Therese Hanulak (30)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 11:27 am
We all know to avoid large fish as much as possible.
Sushi does not have to contain these fish.
I have made vegetable sushi (and eaten it in restaurants)
 

paul Breeden (0)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 4:00 pm
There's one other fish on the list that shouldn't be eaten and that is cod. The depletion of the cod is well known in New England. There needs to be a complete moratorium on them and that might not even be good enough to bring them back from the brink.
 

Aaron Bouchard (139)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 4:40 pm
Noted thanks
 

Roseann D. (178)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 4:45 pm
When I was a kid, I read that it was bad to feed cats tuna for this reason. It stuck with me all these years and my kitties have been tuna free
 

Paula W. (23)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 5:11 pm
Tuna belong in the ocean, not our bellies.
 

LMj Sick Sunshine (134)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 5:24 pm
Dont eat, thank you.
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 5:55 pm
Tuna and shark are apex predators and therefore have the highest content of mercury and other heavy industrial chemicals.
 

Tal H. (8)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:07 pm
Everything is bad for you, just eat in moderation!
 

Julie W. (21)
Friday December 7, 2012, 1:10 am
'Should this be a warning against eating fish?

It is a warning about eating LARGE fish. Small fish, lower down the food chain, are OK.
 

Colleen Prinssen (14)
Friday December 14, 2012, 5:03 am
people do know you can make sushi with not fish right? headline is misleading
 

Klaus Peters (13)
Saturday December 15, 2012, 10:23 am
Michela M. with respect, I find it difficult to comprehend that you use the same Orang Utan template every where. Sorry, this one was about Tuna. Spend a little more time to make a constructive comment that will benefit our course.
 

Rin S. (10)
Monday December 17, 2012, 2:17 am
This headline almost gave me a heart attack, jeeze
 
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