Tag: mercury

Should Vegan Women Supplement with DHA During Pregnancy?

“Should Vegan Women Supplement with DHA During Pregnancy?” A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of DHA supplementation of pregnant and breast-feeding women failed to find any clear and consistent short or long-term benefit for psychomotor, mental, visual or physical development. Maybe DHA supplementation during pregnancy has no effect because the body isn’t stupid and…

By Ewald Bahringer September 11, 2019 22

Fish, Mercury & Nutrition: The Net Effects

(James McGregar) Ocean fish are almost an ideal nutrient package for pregnancy and breast-feeding. (Emily Oken) Women who ate more fish during pregnancy had babies that had better scores on tests of development at 6 months and at 3 years. (Dariush Mozaffarian) Since seafood is so important for later health, I think it’s very important…

By Ewald Bahringer September 6, 2019 19

Lead Contamination in Bone Broth

“Lead Contamination in Bone Broth” There are toxicological issues associated with production and processing of meat, issues like the presence of various toxic contaminants, from dioxins and PCBs to the cooked meat carcinogens. Carcinogenesis, the development of cancer may be the main concern, but there are a number of other toxic responses connected with the…

By Ewald Bahringer September 6, 2019 95

Mercury in Vaccinations vs. Tuna

there have been dozens of these risk benefit analyses lately looking at the nutrient and contaminant trade-offs for fish now fish consumption provides nutrients but all fish also provides methyl mercury unknown neurotoxin the more fish we eat the more omega-3s we get but the more officially eat the more mercury we get – mercury…

By Ewald Bahringer September 4, 2019 28