Mercury hair concentrations and dietary exposure among Inuit preschool children in Nunavut, Canada.

@article{Tian2011MercuryHC,
  title={Mercury hair concentrations and dietary exposure among Inuit preschool children in Nunavut, Canada.},
  author={Wenjing Tian and Grace M. Egeland and Isaac Sobol and Hing M. Chan},
  journal={Environment international},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={42-8}
}
There is concern that the traditional diet is a source of mercury exposure among Inuit in the Canadian Arctic. Mercury exposure in utero and in early childhood presents a risk to neurodevelopment. The objectives of the present study were to assess the dietary mercury exposure from traditional food among Inuit children 3 to 5 years of age in Nunavut, and evaluate the association between estimated dietary mercury intake and body burden. A cross-sectional Nunavut Inuit Child Health Survey was… CONTINUE READING

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