Study reveals eating fish good for both pregnant mother and the baby

January 25, 2015 5:41 AM

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A new study by nutritionists suggest that eating fish is good for both pregnant mother and baby, considering the rich amounts of Omega-3 fatty acids they get from fish. Omega-3 fatty acids was found to boost the development of soft tissues in unborn babies, and linked to protecting the brain from toxicity which comes about from mercury poisoning.

“This research provided the opportunity to study the role of polyunsaturated fatty acids on development and their potential to augment or counteract the toxic properties of mercury,” comments Sean Strain, Ph.D, professor of Human Nutrition at the Ulster University in Northern Ireland. The lead study...

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