Fish, Mercury and Cardiac Health – A Review of the Current Literature

By | July 31, 2010

 

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In this companion to our white paper, How Safe Are We From the Fish We Eat?, we offer a scientific analysis and evaluation of another serious public health scare related to fish consumption using the latest peer-reviewed literature: there is emerging evidence that trace amounts of “mercury” in fish could overwhelm the positive effects of Omega-3 fatty acids, causing cardiovascular disease (CVD), coronary heart disease (CHD) and even death in adults. The “emerging evidence” appears to be based on two highly suspect studies.