Canned Tuna and Salmon Reviewed — How to Choose the Best Canned Fish

Hi, I’m Dr. Tod Cooperman, President of ConsumerLab.com which has been testing vitamins and supplements and all kinds of healthy foods since 1999 and reporting that online. We are the leading group independently evaluating these products, and today I’ll be talking to you about our latest findings regarding canned tunas and canned salmon products. Now, […]

What If You ONLY Ate Fish?

Hey there and welcome to Life Noggin. Blocko here, coming to you LIVE from my favorite sushi joint. Gosh, I could eat here every day! …or could I? Well, for one, this establishment suffers from a serious lack of pizza bagels, and this simply will not do, but the bigger question here i think is […]

Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

Captions are on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever heard the song “Big Yellow Taxi?” It’s one of our favorites. It was originally written and recorded by Joni Mitchell back in the seventies, and there are lots of singers who have their […]

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

[ Music ]>>My name is Aimee Lambert. [Background music] Okay, Anna, we’re going to make brownies, okay?>>Yeah.>>I have 2 daughters. Anna who’s 2 and a half and Beatrice is 6 months. We try to have most everything homemade in our home and not have processed things coming into our home. Can you take the shell […]

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 […]