Activists Threaten Nutrition for Expecting Moms

news_views_icon“Environmental Activists Threaten Nutrition for Pregnant Women,” by Center for Accountability in Science.CDC-image-pregnant-mom-wash
This week activists with the Environmental Working Group and Mercury Policy Project again slammed draft recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging pregnant women and children eat more fish—a valuable source of protein and many heart- and brain-healthy nutrients. The FDA is far from the only agency that believes the health benefits of fish should surpass concerns over trace amounts of mercury—the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the World Health Organization agree that fish is not only safe for women to consume during pregnancy, but these women should specifically strive to include fish in their diets. Read more.

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