_____/ On Thursday 25 August 2005 16:57, [Mr-Natural-Health] wrote : \_____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> > Silly me! Here I thought that the chemical form of mercury in fish is
>> > what determines how much if any will be absorbed by the body.
>> > Go figure!
>> Is anything known about its affect on the body, e.g. the brain, the liver
>> and so forth? The salmon recommendation was a useful one, but what I
>> worry about more are the direct or indirect, short- and long-term effects
>> of mercury absorption...
> Well, perhaps if you were to concentrate?
I was, but my knowledge in chemistry and biochemistry is mere.
> The chemical form of mercury in fish is what determines how much if any
> will be absorbed by the body. It is all a matter of biochemistry. And,
> if you were to care to research the issue you would in fact find
> reports stating that the chemical form of mercury found in fish means
> that the actual effect on your brain is not as bad as most people are
> reporting. Of course, it helps to have been following the health
> reports for a couple of years.
> Some people just need to be whining about something.
> You have my condolences.
Thanks for the information.