Inuit foods and diet: a preliminary assessment of benefits and risks.

@article{Kinloch1992InuitFA,
  title={Inuit foods and diet: a preliminary assessment of benefits and risks.},
  author={David Kinloch and Harriet V Kuhnlein and Derek C G Muir},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={1992},
  volume={122 1-2},
  pages={247-78}
}
Traditional Inuit foods are contaminated with chemical residues from industrial and other activities around the world. The intake of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and polychlorinated camphenes (PCCs) exceeds the 'tolerable daily intake' (TDI) for many consumers. The implications of long term contaminant intake, even for single contaminants, are not known and will be difficult or impossible to determine in the foreseeable future. Traditional foods form a substantial part of the Inuit diet and… CONTINUE READING

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