Scaling Down on Mercury Toxicity

Dr. Skowron: Hey there fish! You look awful today. Fish: Hey Doc. Yeah, you know, my brains’ just not working like it used to. Dr. Skowron: Well, have you ever thought maybe you’ve had too much mercury? Fish: Well I’m not really sure. Dr. Skowron: You know, big fish like you accumulate toxins from over […]

Mercury: From Source to Seafood

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Healthy Oceans: Sustainable Seafood | California Academy of Sciences

♪ (intro music) ♪ Are you ready to order yet? No, I know I want seafood, but I want to make sure my order is sustainable, and I hear eating too much of some fish can be bad for me. I never thought about that before, I just thought fish was fish. Some are seriously […]

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 […]

Mercury From Dental Amalgam Creates Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

My name is Anne Summers and I’m on the faculty at the University of Georgia in Athens I teach microbiology and I do research using microorganisms I’ve been working for oh well let’s say since 1969 on Mercury as a subject of interest I began working on this when I was a doctoral student at […]

Omega 3s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation

“Omega 3’s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation” 2013 was a bad year for fish oil. Claims were crushed that the long chain omega 3’s in fish oil, EPA, and DHA would stop the progression of heart disease. And then DHA was associated with increased risk of prostate cancer, and monumentally failed to treat macular degeneration. […]

Should We Take EPA and DHA Omega-3 For Our Heart?

“Should We Take EPA and DHA Omega-3 For Our Heart?” According to two of perhaps the most credible nutrition authorities, the World Health Organization and the European Food Safety Authority, we should get at least a half a percent of our calories from the essential short chain omega 3 ALA, which is easy, just like […]

DDT in Fish Oil Supplements

“DDT in Fish Oil Supplements” What about marine oil supplements, like fish oil? Packed with PCBs and insecticides. But which is worse— fish, seal, or shark oil capsules? Well, for PCBs, here’s how much is in fish oil. But seals eat fish. And sharks eat seals. And then if we eat sharks, or shark products, […]

9 Kinds of Fish You Should Never Eat

Nine kinds of fish you shouldn’t eat We all know that fish is both delicious and healthy however There are certain fish that will do you more harm than good for your health here’s nine types of fish You should never eat or eat. Very rarely some kinds of fish aren’t recommended for kids and […]

Fish Consumption and Suicide

[Music] depression is a serious and common mental disorder responsible for the majority of suicides but as I already covered intakes of fruits vegetables and naturally occurring antioxidants have been found to be protectively associated with depression so they concluded it may be possible to prevent depression or to lessen its negative effects through dietary […]