Is Eating Fish Safe When Trying To Conceive?

Is Eating Fish Safe When Trying To Conceive?

Fish – both ones that have shells and others that have fins – represent nutritious food low in saturated (bad) fat and high in protein. Omega-3s (long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids – n3 PUFA) is a key component to fetal brain development. It’s benefits are in both fetal visual and cognitive development. However, is eating fish safe […]

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Guidelines On Fish Consumption For Pregnant Women Don’t Go Far Enough

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A report by the Environmental Working Group found that Federal guidelines on fish consumption for pregnant women don’t go far enough to protect their fetuses from mercury. Ingestion of mercury, which occurs primarily with high consumption of certain fish, can harm the developing brains of fetuses and young children. The FDA approved safe fish are salmon, shrimp, […]

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