Navigation Links
How Much Fish to Eat While Pregnant?
Date:4/11/2009

ir blood levels for mercury. When their children were 3, they took a battery of tests to assess intelligence and motor skills.

"Test scores were highest in children of mothers who ate more than two weekly fish servings but had lower mercury levels, suggesting that the greatest benefit occurred when women ate fish low in mercury," Oken said.

"Even mothers who ate canned tuna more than twice weekly had children who scored better on tests, compared with those who did not eat canned tuna during pregnancy," she added.

Another study looked at 25,446 children born to Danish mothers. Kids whose moms ate more fish during pregnancy had better motor and cognitive test scores than those whose moms ate the least fish.

"Compared with women who ate the least fish during pregnancy, women who at the most fish -- about 14 ounces per week, on average -- had about a 30 percent likelihood of better development, about the same advantage a child would get from being one month older or from breast-feeding for more than one year," Oken explained.

The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition partnered with the Maternal Nutrition Group, an independent group of physicians, researchers and nutritionists, in 2007 to encourage pregnant women to eat fish as part of a healthy diet. The concern was that many women were interpreting the FDA guidelines as a warning and curtailing their fish intake.

The FDA advisory, first issued in 2004, targets women who are pregnant or may become pregnant as well as nursing mothers and young children. These populations are urged to avoid certain types of fish that may be higher in mercury and therefore toxic to a baby's or child's developing nervous system. These include shark, swordfish, king mackerel and tilefish.

The FDA suggests choosing varieties lower in mercury and eating no more than 12 ounces -- or roughly two meals -- of fish or seafood a week. That upper limit sh
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Leveraging Cloud Computing is the Latest Offering by ICG Consulting to Streamline Costs While Delivering Robust Business Process Solutions
2. New P.E. Drug Approved In Europe While Premature Ejaculation Cure Remains Out of Reach to American Men
3. Male Cosmetic Surgery Slows Down While Female Cosmetic Surgery Advances
4. Number of Revascularization Procedures, Related In-Hospital Mortality and Some Complications Decline, While Rates of Infection and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery Increase
5. Saving Money While Protecting Your Health in Tough Economic Times
6. Patients, Senate, House Members Identify Significant Medicare Savings While Increasing Quality of Patient Care
7. Cell phone studies: While walking or driving, cell phones increase traffic, pedestrian fatalities
8. Please Dont Forget Me: Stories of the Survivors: New Spiritual Memoir Shares One Couples Reliance on God While Facing Adversity
9. Head Injury While Young Ups Epilepsy Risk
10. Americans Forfeit Healthy Habits While Traveling According to New Years Survey by Cambria Suites
11. The New Crystalens HD Gives Many Baby Boomers and Seniors an Opportunity to See Clearly at All Distances while Reducing or Eliminating the Need for Glasses
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
How Much Fish to Eat While Pregnant? 
(Date:6/2/2015)... OR (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 With ... dry in most parts of the United States, people ... conditioned rooms. Despite the obvious benefits of air conditioning, ... effects, including dry eye, dehydration and allergic reactions. Fresh ... Hour™ Power of Water® radio show, will discuss the ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... Bank, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 ... New Jersey’s largest nonprofit provider of home health ... appointment of its President and CEO, Steve Landers, ... America's (VNAA) Board of Directors. , VNAA ... that supports, promotes and advances mission driven, nonprofit ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 Mercy Health ... serving Ohio and Kentucky – has devoted the seventh ... videos to skin cancer prevention. One in five Americans ... on Mercy Health’s YouTube channel, a Mercy Health expert ... are the main causes of skin cancer? , ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... 2015 First Choice Emergency Room ... in the United States, named Kenneth Alan Totz, D.O.as ... Road facility. , “We are pleased to announce ... facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director ... received his undergraduate degree from St. Edwards University in ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 ... Iowa community, has granted $70,000 to the UNMC to support ... NFL Kicker Billy Cundiff, a member of the Colleen’s Dream ... grant was the biggest to date for Colleen’s Dream ... Dr. Wang in Omaha. , “Dr. Wang is a rising ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Air conditioning may contribute to dry eye, dehydration and allergies warns fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne 2Health News:Air conditioning may contribute to dry eye, dehydration and allergies warns fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne 3Health News:Steve Landers, MD, MPH, President and CEO of VNA Health Group Appointed to VNAA Board of Directors 2Health News:Steve Landers, MD, MPH, President and CEO of VNA Health Group Appointed to VNAA Board of Directors 3Health News:Video provides helpful information about skin cancer prevention 2Health News:First Choice Emergency Room Announces Dr. Kenneth Alan Totz as New Medical Director of Houston – Jones Road Facility 2Health News:Colleen’s Dream Foundation Grants $70,000 to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) to Support Ovarian Cancer Research 2Health News:Colleen’s Dream Foundation Grants $70,000 to the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) to Support Ovarian Cancer Research 3
... participated in a cardiac-rehab program after a heart attack had ... the same age and sex who had not had a ... that occurred among patients in their study were due to ... involved about 1,800 patients. Nearly 60 percent participated in cardiac ...
... substantial morbidity and mortality and the incidence of MRSA ... to prevent the spread of MRSA including better hand ... the detection and isolation of infected patients. ... were done looking at reducing the spread of MRSA. ...
... reveals women suffering from extremely low body fat whether ... may benefit from treatment with the appetite-and-weight-regulation hormone ... in treating some instances of infertility. ,Leptin is ... stream, where it then travels to the brain and ...
... point to seek mental counseling. Experts say diabetics under ... because of unhealthy habits they implement to deal with ... showed nearly 13 percent of respondents experience psychological symptoms ... under mental distress are more likely than non-stressed diabetics ...
... recent study, a poor oral health diagnosis was a ... such as // high levels of fibrinogen (a clotting ... ,Researchers compared the oral health data of 256 ... characteristics. Results of the study show the strongest predictor ...
... new study shows consuming foods or supplements containing the omega-3 ... to avoid Alzheimer’s disease // even if you carry a ... study researchers first bred mice to carry the gene known ... various environmental factors affecting the symptoms were studied but the ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:6/2/2015)... 2, 2015  Psychemedics Corporation (NASDAQ: PMD ), ... years, announced the addition of 2 new drugs to ... abuse concerns, the addition of Oxymorphone was made to ... as an option to the Amphetamine panel. ... "Sadly, more and more prescription drugs are being abused. ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... 2, 2015  Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), ... present at the Goldman Sachs 36th Annual Global Healthcare ... on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 4:00pm PT. ... will be available on the Investor Relations page of ... replay of the presentation will begin approximately one hour ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... , Minn. and WELLESLEY, Mass., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... principal owner, Ampersand Capital Partners (Ampersand), announced the ... operation of Array BioPharma Inc. (Array).  Accuratus was ... Eagan, MN acquired Microtest ... GLP analytical and microbial testing services to the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Psychemedics Announces Addition Of FDA Cleared Drugs 2Psychemedics Announces Addition Of FDA Cleared Drugs 3Accuratus Lab Services Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of CMC Operation of Array BioPharma 2Accuratus Lab Services Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of CMC Operation of Array BioPharma 3
... NEW YORK, Oct. 25 2011 Help Remedies, the ... bold statement "Take Less", calling out big pharma for ... OTC drugs. In a category that traditionally promotes more, ... is communicating a unique message, that less – less ...
... 25, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... its catalogue: Global Eyeglasses ... This report analyzes the worldwide ... US$ Million by the following Product Segments: ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Help Remedies Suggests People TAKE LESS 2Help Remedies Suggests People TAKE LESS 3Global Eyeglasses Industry 2Global Eyeglasses Industry 3Global Eyeglasses Industry 4Global Eyeglasses Industry 5Global Eyeglasses Industry 6Global Eyeglasses Industry 7Global Eyeglasses Industry 8Global Eyeglasses Industry 9Global Eyeglasses Industry 10Global Eyeglasses Industry 11Global Eyeglasses Industry 12Global Eyeglasses Industry 13
Straight shafts with teeth and 5 mm tying platform. Wide serrated handle with polished finish. Teeth: 0.3 mm. Manufactured in titanium....
Serrated, 10 mm tips angled 90 degrees. Serrated cross action handle with polished finish....
Ergotec Vetriretinal Instrument System. Fine angled tips (3 mm). 20 gauge shaft length with black tip. Overall length from rear rotation knob to tip....
Ergotec Vetriretinal Instrument System. 2 mm pointed black tips with 0.6 mm platform. 20 gauge shaft tapers to 23 gauge....
Medicine Products: