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What seafoods contain mercury?

What seafoods contain 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 more

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What should I be eating to replace seafood?

What should I be eating to replace seafood?

"Landfood": Not all seafood is bad for you. In fact, most are beneficial to your health. The best are fish that have both scales and fins such as some white fish, red snapper, talapia, salmon, mahi mahi all in moderation. Unlikely you are allergic to seafood as a whole. Eat uncooked or lightly steamed vegetables, salads, fruits, herbs, nuts, legumes, oats, lean chicken and beef. Basically, vary your diet. ...Read more

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What can I have if lm allergic too seafood?

What can I have if lm allergic too seafood?

Seafood allergy: Your best answer will come from an allergist that tests you to seafood and determine what you are allergic to. Generally if you are allergic to shellfish you will need to avoid shrimp, lobster and crab. Mollusks are a different category, and fish also may still be ok. Get tested for answers. ...Read more

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Eating shell seafoods is okey even if with uti?

Sure: No reason not to as long as you don't have liver disease blessed an allergy to iodine. Do drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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I f I am  allergic to I odine can I eat seafood?

I f I am  allergic to I odine can I eat seafood?

Seafood iodine aller: Usually you can as the iodine content of seafood is very, very low. But be careful. ...Read more

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Is seafood sold outdoors in cities like paris safe?

Is seafood sold outdoors in cities like paris safe?

Probably: Seafood in major cities in first world countries is almost certainly safe. In the third world, you might run a risk. ...Read more

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How old does a baby or toddler have to be to eat fush and seafood.?

How old does a baby or toddler have to be to eat fush and seafood.?

6 months: Fish is one of the top eight allergenic foods, and experts used to advise parents to wait until their baby's first birthday before introducing it. That advice has now changed. In 2008, the aap released a report stating that there's probably no reason to wait to introduce allergenic foods until your baby reaches a certain age. "there is no evidence that delaying their introduction prevents allergy. ...Read more

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If I had seafood that was radioactive, and cooked with other food, would the other food become radioactive? Detail.

If I had seafood that was radioactive, and cooked with other food, would the other food become radioactive? Detail.

No.: Radioactive atoms, or isotopes, decay with time to form stable isotopes. This means that, in general, they tend to get less radioactive with time. Stuff like mercury in fish can be more problematic in the long run, as the amount of mercury does not decrease with time. ...Read more

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How can I outgrow my alleries on seafood esp squid?

How can I outgrow my alleries on seafood esp squid?

See your Allergist: The first step would be to discuss with your board certified allergist what exactly happens when you eat seafood. If your history suggest an allergy reaction then you should be skin tested to clarify / confirm your history. If your history and skin test conform a shellfish allergy then strict avoidance is necessary. You should also be prescribed an injectable form of Epinephrine to have available. ...Read more

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Does seafood causes high blood presure?

Does seafood causes high blood presure?

Yes: Seafood and the things typically served with it can be high in salt which could raise your bp. Also shellfish and deep fried foods are very fatty and high in cholesterol which is not healthy for you possibly giving you a double whammy negative health effect. ...Read more

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Spewing and itching after eating seafood?

Spewing and itching after eating seafood?

Allergic: This is an anaphylactic reaction and from now on you must avoid the seafood which caused the problem and carry an Epinephrine pack (2 syringes) with you in case of accidental exposure. Do note that seafood allergy is usually specific to that seafood (however shrimp allergy often means crab ; lobster allergy as well). If mixed seafood was the cause, you need to consult an allergist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about having seafood allergies?

Can you tell me about having seafood allergies?

Avoid it: The symptoms of food allergies can be quite varied from hives and itching, to swelling, trouble breathing, throat swelling, coughing, wheezing, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and shock. The way to manage food allergies is avoidance.Most people with food allergies should have an epinephrine autoinjector for emergencies. See an allergist to determine what you are allergic to and how to manage it ...Read more

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Can people with seafood allergies eat seaweed ?

Can people with seafood allergies eat seaweed
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Possibly, but...: Seafood allergies generally fall into two categories: allergy to shellfish and allergy to other seafoods. If it is a severe allergy, more ikely with shellfish, you probably should avoid seaweed. But allergies are very individual and unique from person to person. Have an allergist take a very careful history and do testing. ...Read more

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What does the rash from eating seafood look like?

What does the rash from eating seafood look like?

Hives: If you are allergic to seafood then you could get hives or welts on your skin that move around and change. They would itch. Other symptoms would be itching or the mouth or throat, congestion in the throat, watery eyes, runny nose, stuffy nose and sneezing. ...Read more