Nearly 12,000 British women reported seafood consumption and their children were tracked for 8 years after their birth. Higher fish consumption was linked to higher IQ and better communication skills.
How can we understand the contradictions? Perhaps the British moms ate seafood that was low in mercury. So what's a mom to do? Eating seafood seems smart, and avoiding seafood with lots of mercury also seems smart, since we know mercury is harmful.
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