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Salmon Fish Benefits: Which Kind Is Better?
...nvironmental pollutants such as mercury, PCBs, and dioxins
compared to Pacific salmon, mostly from Alaska. Many consumers have a choice between farm-raised and wild salmon. A recent study compared the cancer and non-cancer health risks of exposure to the pollutants in salmon. In addition, the study looked ...
Oil Depot Fire Pollutes Air
...particles. The smoke may also contain carcinogenic dioxins
as a result of other materials burning. Acidic chemicals are produced as a result of burning petroleum products. There could be swellings in the lungs, as a result of poor oxygen supplies in the air due to the smoke. Concentration levels of the peop...
Eating Seafood Results In Brighter Babies
...afood in order to avoid exposing their foetuses to dioxins
and brain-damaging methyl mercury. Dr Hibbeln, whose research is reported in the Economist, says that his work shows that the benefits of eating such foods vastly outweigh the risks. The researchers found that at 3? years of age, those children wi...
Indulge in sea food: no need to worry as benefits heavier than risks!
...onmental pollutants in question are mercury, PCBs, dioxins
and others that make many types if fish unfit for human consumption. The situation will get worse as more and more pollutants are released into the air, water and soil. Some vulnerable groups as children and pregnant women should avoid fish. The saf...
Exposure To Dioxins Affects Male Reproductive System
... we did not have very good evidence whether or not dioxins
affect the human reproductive system," said Dr. Am... author. "Now we know that there is a link between dioxins
and the human prostate leading us to speculate that dioxins
might be decreasing the growth of the pr...