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Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by Jeff C. on May 03, 2001 at 12:10:28:

Has anyone else heard about this? I read that canned tunafish (even as little as one can a day) can lead to dangerously high levels of mercury in some people.



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by Peter B on May 03, 2001 at 12:18:42:

In Reply to: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by Jeff C. on May 03, 2001 at 12:10:28:

Jeff, there are a number of fish on the "watch list" for mercury contamination. Tuna is one of them. I eat salmon most every week, and I've never seen salmon on the list. Remember also that amalgam (fillings) in teeth are made of at least 50% mercury, which is a constant exposure compliments of the ADA. Good luck.



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by Susan on May 03, 2001 at 12:58:01:

In Reply to: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by Jeff C. on May 03, 2001 at 12:10:28:

My dentist has warned me to NEVER EVER eat tuna, in any form, due to its high mercury content.



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by nonsense! on May 03, 2001 at 13:03:22:

In Reply to: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by Jeff C. on May 03, 2001 at 12:10:28:

That is a scam by "medical professionals" to cover up for mercury poisoning as result of dental mercury amalgams poisoning.


Do you know how much fish you have to eat to get the ammount of mercury leching from dental amalgams.

Do not fall for this nonsense invented to cover up for mercury poisoning from dental mercury fillings!

People need to think not to repeat such trash!



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by What you need to know! on May 03, 2001 at 13:18:04:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by Susan on May 03, 2001 at 12:58:01:

He is only covering up for eventual poisoning from dental mercury amalgams.


beside known cases of toxic industrialpoisoning of fish by industrial waste such as in Minamata Bay, the ammount of mercury in fish is very limited.

The main source of methyl mercury in fsh is as a result of bacterial process were the bacteria produces the methyl mercury.

The danger of mercury poisoning is from large fish such as LARGE sword fish, shark, or King Macrels.

Tuna is not on tje list of fish contaminated with mercury.

The predator fish feeding on large ammount of smaller fish accumulate during the growth the mercury from consuming smaller fish.

The fish from cold water is less prone to bear methyl except in areas which are heavilly poluted by sewage (mercury source dental labs disposing mercury to sewers!).

Unfortunatelly lack of education between US populations and naivette alows for promotion of such unscientific trash!

The poisoning of children in Seychelles wa associated with consumption of great ammount of LARGE fish on daily basis with each meal in large quantitis.

In contrast the fishermen who leave in many nations by consuming fish daily are a very healthy population!


Be informed do not fall for scams to cover up for mercury poisoning from dental mercury amalgam fillings as a major source of human mercury poisoning!



Yes, absolutely true....

Posted by LT on May 03, 2001 at 13:47:43:

In Reply to: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by Jeff C. on May 03, 2001 at 12:10:28:

Canned tuna is higher in mercury than most people think. There are advisories out for young children and pregnant women to be careful about how much of this they eat. I've been watching this because my dog gets canned tuna and I only allow it once per week.

This is not to say that mercury in fillings is not a problem, but this is an additional problem that should not be discounted.



Re: Yes, absolutely true....

Posted by Bologney! on May 03, 2001 at 14:10:24:

In Reply to: Yes, absolutely true.... posted by LT on May 03, 2001 at 13:47:43:

The advisory are part of a well known scam to cover up for mercury poisoning by dental mercury fillings only!!

Think first how much of TUNA you need to eat to get same amount of mercury as from chronic leaching of mercury fillings!
I can assure you that I know more than the "experts"
issuing the advisory!

It is all about politics and cover up for dentists medical malpractice with $ 300,000,000,000 liability!



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by leon cavallo on May 03, 2001 at 14:31:53:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by nonsense! on May 03, 2001 at 13:03:22:

yeah i have kind of thought that too...

BUT i have to say that when i was eating two or three cans of tuna per day for over nine months, i acuumulated some very nasty symptoms attributable to mercury toxicity. it is easy to verify the presence of mercury in tuna. also, if you think abou it, it is kind of logical that such metals could enter the food supply this way.

you must be right about the dental work....obviously this would be a much worse source. i was very happy when i learned about this...and i am glad to see you re-inforcing it here. do you have any more info /perspective on the scam aspect of this invention for the cover up ? that sounds exactly right to me.

(yes, i was eating too much tuna...i was using it for pursuing other goals at the time...developing my musculature)



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?...not just mercury

Posted by leon cavallo on May 03, 2001 at 14:42:34:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by leon cavallo on May 03, 2001 at 14:31:53:

i bet the sulfites in tuna are a bigger problem !

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Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by Vince F on May 03, 2001 at 14:43:59:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by What you need to know! on May 03, 2001 at 13:18:04:

my mother ate a Lot of tuna when going to Weight Watchers
years ago and got Parkinson's. Seems I heard something about
a connection.

About amalgums I think since my system went acid which
eroded my teeth that that would be more of a problem with
them and could be part of my problems.

VF



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by MAI on May 03, 2001 at 14:49:00:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by Vince F on May 03, 2001 at 14:43:59:

Acidity is secondary to toxic exposures specially to sulfides altering neurotransmission.


Sulfides react with dental mercury fillings forming mercury sulfide!


Get: Federal Register / Vol. 59, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 17, 1994 / Notices

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
[FRL-5050-09]
Final Report: Principles of Neurotoxicity Risk Assessment

and read it all the way!



okay, prove it...

Posted by LT on May 03, 2001 at 14:57:24:

In Reply to: Re: Yes, absolutely true.... posted by Bologney! on May 03, 2001 at 14:10:24:

Where is your evidence for the statement:

The advisory are part of a well known scam to cover up for mercury poisoning by dental mercury fillings only!!


I am not saying fillings are not a problem, but it is absolutely IRRESPONSIBLE of you to say that a can of tuna per day poses no risk of mercury poisoning to susceptible groups.



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by leon cavallo on May 03, 2001 at 15:44:33:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by MAI on May 03, 2001 at 14:49:00:

sorry should have clarified...
its ann in the point of view. i was thinking from my own point of view...MCSS

for those of us who are so chemcially sensitive, i was thinking about the sulfites being worse. at this point, i can tolerate inorganic metal intake without immediate symptoms (to say NOTHING of longer term accumulation problems), whereas i react within munutes to exposure to solvents, volatire organic compounds, synthetic chemcials, and virtually any MANUFACTURED chemical, no doubt in part from its contamination from the process.

ofcourse people without this problem do not react to what would be considered "inert" ingredients or to the pollutants of manufactured chemicals.



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?-Peter B

Posted by Barb on May 03, 2001 at 17:25:36:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by Peter B on May 03, 2001 at 12:18:42:

Peter,
Is that only canned tuna? Fresh?
Barb



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?-Peter B

Posted by Vince F on May 03, 2001 at 18:51:57:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?-Peter B posted by Barb on May 03, 2001 at 17:25:36:

I have some tuna I won't eat because it gives me an acidy
stomach. The rest of the cans have been siting for a few yrs
now. I picked up an Off brand and didn't have the problem. I
have wondered if there was something in the fish like a
toxin ?? I am eating more fish than i ever did though still
not that much since I was never a fish eater and being
catholic you couldn't eat meat on fridays which I never
accepted though they have changed that. I never could buy
that eating fish was better than red meat but it gave you a
Choice of how you wanted to die.........

VF



Re: Yes, absolutely true....

Posted by Susan on May 03, 2001 at 19:55:19:

In Reply to: Re: Yes, absolutely true.... posted by Bologney! on May 03, 2001 at 14:10:24:

My dentist is so highly respected that she is currently working with the FDA on a prescription medication that will chelate mercury from the body. She believes in the dangers of mercury, and she's the one dentists call to have their fillings removed. I do not believe that she would make such a statement about tuna being dangerous if it were not true.



It happened to me

Posted by Cloud on May 03, 2001 at 20:36:06:

In Reply to: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by Jeff C. on May 03, 2001 at 12:10:28:

I used to eat canned tuna once every four days since I was on a rotation diet. My blood work/hair analysis indicated high levels of mercury. My environmental doc suspected the tuna so I quit eating it. I had the test again a year later and my mercury levels were normal. The only thing I changed was the tuna.

There was also a special on TV about it. A family with several children had one who liked tuna and ate it often. They were all tested. The child that ate the tuna had high levels of mercury, but the rest of the family was ok. Needless to say they stopped eating tuna.



did you have any symptoms? nm

Posted by LT on May 04, 2001 at 02:45:49:

In Reply to: It happened to me posted by Cloud on May 03, 2001 at 20:36:06:


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working with the FDA does NOT = a great dentist!!!nm

Posted by reader on May 04, 2001 at 08:20:59:

In Reply to: Re: Yes, absolutely true.... posted by Susan on May 03, 2001 at 19:55:19:

nm

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Doesn't matter if it is canned or fresh

Posted by
Martin Alexandro on May 04, 2001 at 13:58:07:

In Reply to: It happened to me posted by Cloud on May 03, 2001 at 20:36:06:


I saw some sample test data that shows that fresh tuna is also high in mercury. Swordfish, shark etc. are also high.



Re: It happened to me

Posted by Raisa on May 04, 2001 at 14:57:26:

In Reply to: It happened to me posted by Cloud on May 03, 2001 at 20:36:06:

Is mercury found in any food other than fish? People have been eating it for years without any ill effects. Of course, too much of any food could cause toxicity, right?
Isn't it true that combinations of some things can cause an excessive amount of others to accumulate in the body; and that some combinations or lack of can wipe out the amounts the body absorbs? I have always thought this was true.

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Protocols for mercury detox already exist

Posted by R. on May 04, 2001 at 15:23:50:

In Reply to: Re: Yes, absolutely true.... posted by Susan on May 03, 2001 at 19:55:19:

Have your dentist look at Dr. Mercola's protocol and perhaps even exchange data with him. Look at the link below.



Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist

Posted by Raisa on May 04, 2001 at 17:12:12:

In Reply to: Protocols for mercury detox already exist posted by R. on May 04, 2001 at 15:23:50:

That article is very interesting. It did say, however, that the levels of mercury in the vaccines exceeded the recommended levels of the Environmental Protection Agency, didn't it? Perhaps I read it wrong.
Didn't they used to say that aluminum in cooking utensils caused Alzheimers? Now they say to cook with aluminum.
It's all very confusing and scary.



Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist

Posted by R. on May 04, 2001 at 19:29:49:

In Reply to: Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist posted by Raisa on May 04, 2001 at 17:12:12:

You read it right about vaccines. But who says to cook in aluminum?



Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist

Posted by Raisa on May 04, 2001 at 20:31:10:

In Reply to: Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist posted by R. on May 04, 2001 at 19:29:49:

The World Health Organization estimates that adults could consume over 50 mg of aluminum daily without harm. Also, apparently when they tested Alzheimer's patients and found large amounts of aluminum, it was caused by a preservative which was added to the sample, and not by the aluminum.
I'm not claiming to be an authority--I just remember so many things that the public has been told cause dangerous illnesses, etc. that were later proved to be perfectly safe.
I just hope excessive mercury in fish isn't another one (or rather, I hope it is!)



Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist

Posted by Vince F on May 04, 2001 at 20:39:18:

In Reply to: Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist posted by Raisa on May 04, 2001 at 20:31:10:

A Dr Merkin on radio said that aluminum isn't a problem.

I Think things that are are worse in a growing child.


VF

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I hope you're right about aluminum -- one less thing to worry about. nmi

Posted by R. on May 04, 2001 at 22:26:40:

In Reply to: Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist posted by Raisa on May 04, 2001 at 20:31:10:




to R -Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist

Posted by Barb on May 05, 2001 at 00:43:17:

In Reply to: Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist posted by R. on May 04, 2001 at 19:29:49:

Hi R
Have you been mercury toxic? and have you followed this regieme?
Barb



Re: Yes, absolutely true....

Posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 15:57:50:

In Reply to: Re: Yes, absolutely true.... posted by Susan on May 03, 2001 at 19:55:19:

The problem is that your dentist is well aware about published in medical journals misinformations.

She personally never tested tuna!

The "fad" is promotd by "special intersts" to cover up for mercury poisoning by mercury fillings, and chemical industry for other sources of mercury.

To make such statment one must understand first how mercury is acumulated in th fish, and what is the soure of mercury!

1. Bacterial process (methyl mercury is by product of bacterial activities)
2. Dental labs flushing mercury to sewage as a main source of polution
3. Industrial polution
4. Mining (third world countries) using mercury.

As tuna lives in open body of water (ocean) the probability of mercury contamination is very law. Basically very large fish eeding on fod chain (smaller fish in very large quantities) are high in methyl mercury.
The tuna close to discharge from municipal waste could contain mercury. Buther we have fishing reulations, and Tuna caught in US is relatively very safe.

Lets not ge paranoid about it ....

You need to eat tremendous amount of fish toget the mercury contnt equal to that of mercury leeching from dental amalgams.

it is just anothe scam ..... by medical profssion to cover up ..




Re: okay, prove it...

Posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 16:20:52:

In Reply to: okay, prove it... posted by LT on May 03, 2001 at 14:57:24:

Do you know how much mercury is in can of Tuna?

Ifyou need a proof than geta an of tuna and send to lab for analysis. Do not askk me to prove it.

Believe me it is a scam.

If you have fear do not eat it!
I had very severe reaction after flue boost shoots which contained mercury. Which is lot worst!

Since I am the one who is dooing th "foot work" on mercury either you can belive me either not.

I personally feel as a victim of mercury poisoning by dental mercury amalgam fillings (and i did not eat at that time any Tuna or any fish that Tuna is (there may be exception) is safe.

In deed the lead solder and unsanitary cans ( some cans) from the orient could be more dangerous than the alleged content of mercury in tuna.

The hazard of getting other toxic heavy metals from the process of canning of tuna, equipment cleaning, plant cleaning etc. is lot higher than that of methyl mercury content in tuna meat content.
But this will apply to all canned products.

I was in contact with Senator Patric Lechy when he came with mercury contact in fish. After my contact with explanation and request first to ban dental mercury, he literally "vanished".


Know your Tuna provider (cannery).




Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?-Peter B

Posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 16:30:28:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?-Peter B posted by Vince F on May 03, 2001 at 18:51:57:

If I recall corectly since 1950 .... the catholics did not eat meat on Fridays not for religious reasons.

The meat shortage in Eastern Europe resulted in Catholic church promotion of meatless day which resulted in 15% of redistribution of meat between all population more equally.

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Re: okay, prove it...

Posted by Siouxsie Sioux on May 05, 2001 at 17:03:44:

In Reply to: Re: okay, prove it... posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 16:20:52:

Wow, he literaly vanished? If people disappeared before my eyes I'd be concerned about other things than mercury, sweetie.



flu shots ??

Posted by Vince F on May 05, 2001 at 18:00:17:

In Reply to: Re: okay, prove it... posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 16:20:52:

I have a friend and her husband who got severly ill right
after geting te flu shots. I know she is asmatic and was
recovering from bypass surgery about a year before. Both
were hospitalized and he died. She has been battling
infections since and is back in the hospital.

My mom who just died had Parkinson's and got the shots
every year. My sister has an allergy to eggs and won't get
them. I refuse to get them since at least my immune system
seems to be strong.

I am wondering if my friends or mother were affected
or damaged by something like mercury in shots. Makes me
remember a hound got "Blue Eye" after shots that is a
clouding of the eye lenses and looked like cataracts to me.
I was told there was no treatment and it would go or stay
by itself. Luckily it went. Years later I was told that it
was an impurity in the rabies serum that was found and
filtered out but have heard that blue eye still happens but
could be other causes or just an animals sensitivity.

That brings up another thought that some people are
sensitive to things that others aren't.


VF



Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 19:48:21:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by leon cavallo on May 03, 2001 at 15:44:33:

Sulfides reacts with metals and metalloproteins specially wothin liver, colon an intestines.

And yes this is related to MCSS.



Re: flu shots ??

Posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 19:57:01:

In Reply to: flu shots ?? posted by Vince F on May 05, 2001 at 18:00:17:

After flue shoots I felt like i had fever (metal fever) and I a was shivering from what i believe was mercury overload.

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Re: okay, prove it...

Posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 20:00:22:

In Reply to: Re: okay, prove it... posted by Siouxsie Sioux on May 05, 2001 at 17:03:44:

Siouxsie Sioux,


He went fishing with the natives to check if there is mercury in the fish! LOL



Re: to R -Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist

Posted by R. on May 05, 2001 at 22:32:03:

In Reply to: to R -Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist posted by Barb on May 05, 2001 at 00:43:17:

I don't know if I am toxic with mercury, and I haven't used any metal detox method yet.

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Sulfides..

Posted by Vince F on May 05, 2001 at 23:47:12:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 19:48:21:


I am remembering that sulfides grow at the interface of
water and fuel in fuel storage tanks where the water comes
from condensation. Kind of a stringy mass.

VF

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Re: Yes, absolutely true....

Posted by Joanie on May 07, 2001 at 08:45:53:

In Reply to: Re: Yes, absolutely true.... posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 15:57:50:

Thank you Mai,

I was about to ask how Tuna could have such high levels of Mercury when they live in the ocean. You answered my question.

Namaste'

Joanie

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I stick with Salmon, so far it's not on the list. (nmi)

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 14:20:10:

In Reply to: Doesn't matter if it is canned or fresh posted by Martin Alexandro on May 04, 2001 at 13:58:07:


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Re: Yes, absolutely true....

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 14:30:27:

In Reply to: Re: Yes, absolutely true.... posted by Susan on May 03, 2001 at 19:55:19:

I think "bologney" is right about one thing: the mercury factory going on in our mouths is more serious than how often we eat a certain fish. I personally stick with salmon, as it's not on the list. Is your dentist also a chemist or researcher? I believe that chelation therapy already achieves detox for mercury and lead (?) so I'm a little suspicious of prescriptions that come "after the fact." Just my view on this. Take care.

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Someone "recommended" aluminum? >

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 14:59:22:

In Reply to: Re: Protocols for mercury detox already exist posted by Raisa on May 04, 2001 at 17:12:12:

I'm not aware of any recommendations to actually expose oneself to aluminum, you may be thinking of iron or copper, which can provide trace minerals in safe levels. As for the vaccines, I've also read that mercury levels are known to be



cont'd ...>

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 15:51:25:

In Reply to: Someone "recommended" aluminum? > posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 14:59:22:

...above safe levels. To my knowledge, the EPA has not raised concerns about this. It would be easy to conclude that the EPA, FDA, and ADA have settled on toxic levels for these substances for their own internal amusement. In reality, they have sold their ethics to those industries whose chemical waste and disease-generating treats cannot be profitable without consumption. We are the lab rats that take longer to die.



Re: I hope you're right about aluminum -- one less thing to worry about. nmi

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 15:55:36:

In Reply to: I hope you're right about aluminum -- one less thing to worry about. nmi posted by R. on May 04, 2001 at 22:26:40:

R, I think the other poster may have been thinking about iron or copper pots, because they leach trace minerals of these elements. It's my understanding that aluminum cookware is a big no-no. Take care.



No, he "boogied" on a voter who dared to make big business accountable for its dirty deeds. (nmi)

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 16:00:42:

In Reply to: Re: okay, prove it... posted by MAI on May 05, 2001 at 20:00:22:


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Barb, not sure, but I think BOTH can be contaminated (nmi)

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 16:04:09:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?-Peter B posted by Barb on May 03, 2001 at 17:25:36:


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Vince, I buy "clean" meats from a certified farms that don't allow injections or pesticides. (nmi)

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 16:07:47:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?-Peter B posted by Vince F on May 03, 2001 at 18:51:57:


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Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning?

Posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 16:22:27:

In Reply to: Re: Canned Tuna=Mercury Poisoning? posted by What you need to know! on May 03, 2001 at 13:18:04:

I agree with you that mercury, or so-called "silver" amalgams are far worse. However, tuna has been on the list, both canned and fresh. If you are right about the conspiracy, it's on a par with the injection of syphilis into unsuspecting Americans, compliments of the U.S. gov't. I guess all information is suspect when its source is controlled by politics and money. It's the Xfiles without the blood-sucking monsters. I mean it's the blood-sucking monsters withouth the Xfiles. Oh, you know what I mean. Take care.

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iron & copper

Posted by Vince F on May 07, 2001 at 17:04:17:

In Reply to: Re: I hope you're right about aluminum -- one less thing to worry about. nmi posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 15:55:36:

When on Prodigy there was a Healt News article that said
that iron and copper were found in the plaque blocking
arteries which made me think that since chelation can get
them out of the body that that could be how it Could clear
blocked arteries.

VF

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Re: cont'd ...>

Posted by Raisa on May 07, 2001 at 17:17:09:

In Reply to: cont'd ...> posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 15:51:25:

No, no one "recommended" aluminum. They just said that if a person comsumed 50 mg or less because of leakage from aluminum pans, it would not be considered unsafe.

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Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry.

Posted by Walt Stoll on May 09, 2001 at 08:10:37:

In Reply to: Someone "recommended" aluminum? > posted by Peter B on May 07, 2001 at 14:59:22:

Thanks, Peter B.

The general rule about "heavy metals" is that there IS no safe level.

The most recent article I know of is: Robert A Root: "Even low lead in kids has a high IQ cost." See the review in Science News, Volume 159; page 277.

Some exerpts: Lead levels today are 100 to 1000 times the average levels 1000 years ago.

Government standards for the "safe" levels in children is 10 micrograms per deciliter.

Children whose levels were half of that showed a mean loss of IQ to be 1.1 for each additional point from the 5 micrograms to the 10 micrograms level. For each 1 (one) point of IQ loss in the US population, the US economy loses 1% of it's productivity.

Walt



Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry.

Posted by Raisa on May 09, 2001 at 16:56:27:

In Reply to: Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry. posted by Walt Stoll on May 09, 2001 at 08:10:37:

Hi - Just so you don't think I made it up, the website talking about the safety of aluminum is: foodsafety.ufl.edu/consumer/he/he496.htm
If aluminum is causing Alzheimer's and is poisoning foods, why isn't it being banned, just as is asbestos, lead paint, etc.? I am not saying that it ISN'T dangerous, I'm just questioning the reason for allowing aluminum cookware and antacids to be sold (they said that one antacid tablet contains 50 mg of aluminum).



Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry.

Posted by Walt Stoll on May 11, 2001 at 13:12:41:

In Reply to: Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry. posted by Raisa on May 09, 2001 at 16:56:27:

Hi, Raisa.

It took 50 years to ban asbestos AFTER it was known to cause cancer. It took 100 years to start banning lead AFTER it was known to cause some of the damage it causes. The list goes on and on!!! Nearly everyone knows of the dangers of amalgams and many professionals have known THAT for more than 100 years, etc. They are still being put in people's mouths!

I guess it just depends on how long any individual wants to wait and how much they are willing to suffer if THEY are one of those damaged. It seems to me that something like Alkzheimer's is a huge price to pay for the convenience of aluminum.

Comments, anyone?

Namaste`

Walt



Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry.

Posted by Raisa on May 11, 2001 at 17:36:11:

In Reply to: Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry. posted by Walt Stoll on May 11, 2001 at 13:12:41:

Of course you're right, Walt. I hadn't thought of how long it took them to ban those things, not to mention many other dangerous metals, etc. I wonder if the people who run these administrations cook in aluminum pans and eat sardines from aluminum cans! Probably not. Thanks.



Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry.

Posted by Walt Stoll on May 13, 2001 at 09:17:02:

In Reply to: Re: Someone "recommended" aluminum? (Reference.) Archive in brain chemistry. posted by Raisa on May 11, 2001 at 17:36:11:

Hi, Raisa.

The honest ones DO. As far as I am concerned, I have more respect for THEM than I do for those who say one thing and DO another.

Walt

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