Category: Fish consumption

Fish consumption by children in Canada: Review of evidence, challenges and future goals

Fish consumption by children in Canada: Review of evidence, challenges and future goals (part 12)

Other suggestions to improve parents’ and caregivers’ knowledge may include: improving dissemination of practical advice (electronically and in hard copy, ie, brochures, fact sheets); distribution of guidelines to various sites (eg, health clinics, retail stores, schools etc); engaging the public and health care providers in the design of advice; and continuous collaboration with the media […]

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Fish consumption by children in Canada: Review of evidence, challenges and future goals (part 11)

4. Future prospects and recommendations Many factors affect decisions on fish consumption including awareness of the health benefits and risks, access to guides, availability of fish and cost: “Consumer guidance should therefore be coordinated combining benefit and risk information and be easier to access and easier to understand”. Understanding decisionmaking in the context of fish […]

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Fish consumption by children in Canada: Review of evidence, challenges and future goals (part 7)

Three longitudinal studies in the Seychelles, New Zealand and Faroe Islands were used to define reference levels of MeHg for risk assessments and investigated the association between prenatal mercury levels and the neurodevelopment and neurobehaviour of children. The New Zealand and Faroe Islands studies found decrements in attention, language verbal memory, motor speed and visuospatial […]

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