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To: neverdem

<...advised the U.S. government to revise its recent advisory warning that pregnant women reduce their consumption of fish during pregnancy because of mercury toxicity...>

And people wonder why we have a surge in autism? Could it be because of the huge uptick in mercury, not only in fish, but in the environment in general? The Chinese power industry, which burns coal for electrical generation, puts millions of tons of mercury into the air each year (their facilities do not have air scrubbers).

We limit our intake of fish in this family to twice a week. I don’t like fish much except for anchovies, shrimp and oysters on my pizza!! (No one else will eat it.)


6 posted on 06/22/2008 10:31:37 PM PDT by SatinDoll (Desperately desiring a conservative government.)
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To: SatinDoll
Here's an interesting list (Fish, levels of mercury and omega-3 fatty acids).

Looks like salmon and herring have the best ratios, followed by sole and crab. ...and a few others.

10 posted on 06/22/2008 10:45:39 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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