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  • Cadmium and Health Effects

    cdThough trace amounts of many metals are essential for the health of living things, there is no scientific evidence showing a nutritional role for cadmium. Is cadmium harmful to humans or ecosystems? Humans can be harmed by a single large…

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  • Arsenic and our Health

    arsenicStudies in animal species provide strong evidence that arsenic is an essential trace element - at least for birds and mammals. When researchers completely eliminated arsenic from the diets of animals in experiments, the animals became ill; some developed…

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  • Sources of Heavy Metals

    In the previous email that you received a few days ago entitled "Heavy metals and Health" I talked a little about what heavy metals were and how prevalent they are in today's society. Perhaps you have been asking yourselves, “where do all these heavy metals come from,” given that they are everywhere around us, even up in the North and South poles? Remember that we mentioned that heavy metals have been implicated in various research studies to cause as many as 20% of learning disabilities,…

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  • Fish: Do I Eat, Do I Not Eat

    What's so healthy about eating fish? Fish is a high-protein, low-fat food that provides a range of health benefits. White-fleshed fish, in particular, is lower in fat than any other source of animal protein, and oilier fish contain substantial quantities of omega-3s, or the "good" fats in the human diet. In addition, fish does not contain the "bad" fats commonly found in red meat - called omega-6 fatty acids. Are fish contaminated? Despite their valuable…

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