What Have We Done To All The Fish?

Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:20:00 PM America/Los_Angeles

fish warningHealth experts of all stripes have been promoting seafood, freshwater fish, and fish oil supplements as a healthier protein source compared to red meat and poultry as well as a clean source of essential fatty acids such as Omega-3, but is it true? Do all fish species confer these health benefits? How do you recognize quality in fish? Is it the same for shellfish? There are some important facts that you should know before deciding whether to add fish to your diet.

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Mercury, AKA Liquid Misery

Saturday, June 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

I remember the days of high school science class when the teacher showed us mercury for the first time. It was definitely one of the more exciting days since science class was typically drawing letters and numbers with arrows pointing various directions on a piece of paper. Not that day though. That day we got to play with a dish of mercury that looked like the liquid metal bad guy in Terminator 2. I remember when the teacher poured a whole vial of the stuff into a wide dish and swished it around; it looked like it had a mind of its own. 

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