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Heavy Metals in Wild Berries

Heavy Metals in Wild Berries Fruits and vegetables are considered a beneficial contribution to the human diet. Especially, berries contain a great deal of bioactive compounds, such as anthocyanins, organic acids, tannins, phenols, and antioxidants. However research has found heavy metals in wild berries in Croatia. Apart from organic substances, inorganic...

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Impact of prenatal arsenic exposure on chronic adult diseases

Young JL1, Cai L2, States JC1. Abstract Exposure to environmental stressors during susceptible windows of development can result in negative health outcomes later in life, a concept known as the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD). There is a growing body of evidence that exposures to metals early in life (in utero and...

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