High fish consumption in French Polynesia and prenatal exposure to metals and nutrients.

@article{Dewailly2008HighFC,
  title={High fish consumption in French Polynesia and prenatal exposure to metals and nutrients.},
  author={E Eric Dewailly and Edouard Suhas and Yolande Mou and Ren{\'e}e Dallaire and Ludivine Chateau-Degat and Ren{\'e} Chansin},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={461-70}
}
French Polynesians consume high quantities of fish and are therefore exposed to seafood-related contaminants such as mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) and nutrients such as iodine, selenium and long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs). As the developing foetus is sensitive to contaminants and nutrients, a cross-sectional study was conducted in French Polynesia in 2005-2006 to assess prenatal exposure to contaminants and nutrients through fish consumption. Two hundred and forty one (241… CONTINUE READING