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Branzino Fish Mercury
Fish w very high: Potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin, king mackerel, big eye, ahi tuna, orange roughy & tilefish. Limit intake of yellow fin & white albacore tuna, spanish & gulf maceral, grouper, bluefish & chilean sea bass. For healthier mercury levels try: crabs, crawdaddies, haddock, flounder, salmon, shrimp, oysters, anchovies, herring, mullet, sole, clams & freshwater trout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fish oil: The claim is their fish are north sea wild not farmed fish and should be mercury free. I could find no analysis of their product so like most you take your chances unless you can find a real analysis of their product. ...Read more
In Peninsular: Malaysia, fish from the east coast have higher mercury levels than fish from the west coast. Predatory fish like tuna, Indian mackerel, dart & stingray have the highest levels of mercury. Fried, grilled or barbecued, these fish have higher mercury concentration than if they are curried, steamed or boiled, because they lose moisture. The reference is http://www.idosi.org/wjfms/wjfms3(3)11/8.pdf ...Read more
Mercury: Is a heavy metal that can be toxic at high doses. It can lead to damage to brain, kidneys & lung. Symptoms of toxicity include impaired vision/hearing/speech, disturbed sensation, lack of coordination, itching, burning, pain, skin discoloration & shedding, profuse sweating, heart racing, high blood pressure, labile moods, memory & sleep disturbance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can omega 3 fish oil supplement from anchovy, mackerel,menhaden,sardine and tuna reduce schizophrenia?
Low, as rated by...: Branzino (european seabass) is farmed in nova scotia, canada. It is rated as a best choice by the monterey bay aquarium seafood watch program. One can search their website for recommendations on any seafood. Same species of fish have more or less mercury, depending on where the fish is coming from. Good info at... http://www.montereybayaquarium.org//cr/seafoodwatch/web/sfw_factsheet.aspx?fid=384. ...Read more
Does fish oil that is MEG-3, purified to remove mercury and USP verified, contain purines? The fish oil is made from anchovies, sardines, and mackerel
FISH!!!: The amount is not close. Too many studies have been done to prove the absolute minimal amount of hg released from amalgam. You would have to have a mouth full and then some before it was enough to cause advserse effects. ...Read more
No.: That's extremely unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not certain: Since it is so difficult to demonstrate any clear benefit, the answer is that intelligent meal planning is important, but these supplements are probably a waste of money for most people. Glucosamine is clearly a waste of money, yielding the same result as the placebo in the largest and best trials. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Help,son 15 months old,opened whole fish oil 1000mg,wheat germ 100 mg per caps,2 caps and ingested,mouth smells fish,don't think mercury free?
Child should be ok: Fish oil caps are intended for maintenance use and if mercury content was high, it would not be safe for adults either. About 6 oz of wild salmon will provide about 2000 mg of DHA, and it is thought that infants over 6 months can have up to 3 oz a week, so avoid further fish in your infants diet for the next few weeks to be sure. ...Read more
No/Yes: Most anything can be harmful if taken improperly. Think about it, drinking too much water can make you very ill or you can die. Fish oil, like anything else should be taken according to manufacturer's directions or according to your health care provider. Fish oils have many beneficial effects if used properly and if a reputable product is purchased. Some fish oils are alleged to be contaminate. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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