Mercury slows nerve transmission

17 Jun

Since fish is often recommended as a “brain food,” I feel a special responsibility to point out that fish should not be considered a safe source of omega-3 fatty acids. Here is a video by Dr. Greger describing recent research on the effects of mercury on the nervous system:

 

The prudent course of action is to consume plant sources of omega-3-fatty acids, such as ground flax seeds.

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