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Fish, Mercury & Nutrition: The Net Effect

The half-hour documentary presents the many benefits of eating ocean fish and weighs those benefits against the risk of mercury exposure for the population with the most to gain (or lose): unborn and young children. Pregnant and nursing mothers will learn why two ocean fish meals a week during the critical window of development can safely give their babies lifelong benefits. The rest of the population also benefits by including ocean fish in their healthy diets.
Broadcast premiere September 8, 2011

$24.95 by calling 1-800-359-6900


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This program is made possible by funding from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Islands Regional Office and by the members of Prairie Public.

Fish, Mercury & Nutrition: The Net Effect is a production of Prairie Public in collaboration with the University of North Dakota’s Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC).

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