Mercury Intake Handout
Mercury and its biological form methylmercury (MeHg) is a potent toxin in our food supply, found almost exclusively in fish and shellfish. It is a persistent organic pollutant in the environment and accumulates in organisms that ingest it. Mercury is designated a “toxic substance” under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). Regulation of, and advisories about, mercury in fish are federal and provincial responsibilities.
Click here to read more about Methyl mercury intake and fish consumption (Dietitians of Canada)
About Andrea Holwegner
CEO, Registered Dietitian, Counseling Practice Director & Professional Speaker
Andrea the «Chocoholic Nutritionist» is founder and CEO of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. since 2000. She is an online nutrition course creator, professional speaker and regular guest in the media. Andrea is the recipient of an award by the Dietitians of Canada: The Speaking of Food & Healthy Living Award for Excellence in Consumer Education....Read more