Posts Tagged: fish

What are Microbeads Doing to our Environment?

May 25, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell The Ontario government is considering passing a motion to ban microbeads from personal care products. Environmental crusaders and concerned citizens have been warning about the environmental threat that these tiny petro-particles pose as they slip past wastewater treatment plants and into the Great Lakes. What are microbeads? Microbeads are tiny (<1mm) […]

Fish Consumption During Pregnancy

July 07, 2014

By Dr. Lisa Watson, ND The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made headlines this month when they released guidelines on how much fish pregnant and breastfeeding women should consume While previously both the FDA and EPA recommended maximum amounts of fish that should be consumed by pregnant women, no […]