Study: Pregnant Women Aren’t Getting Enough Omega-3

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The majority of pregnant and breastfeeding women do not get recommended amounts of omega-3 fats

Only 27 percent of pregnant women are getting recommended amounts of the omega-3 fat DHA Continue reading

Why Doctors and Parents Are Considering Mercury Detox to Treat Autism

Over the last 15 years, the autism diagnosis rate has increased from 1 in 10,000 to an alarming 1 in 250. There are many speculations about the cause of this startling increase. Research studies show a definite correlation between the increase in autism and the introduction of new immunizations, Continue reading

Mercury Pollution and Prenatal Exposure

 

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  • Up to 2 million children in the European Union (EU) are born with methylmercury exposures that exceed the EU’s safe limit.
  • Of them, 200,000 have levels above the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommended maximum for mercury exposures.
  • Exposure to mercury while the brain is still developing has been linked to lower IQ, and therefore a lower lifetime learning potential; Continue reading