Reducing Mercury Exposure When Eating Fish, & Other News of Note

Coffee, Tea Reduce Mercury Exposure When Eating Fish (Montreal Gazette) Forget sake – a groundbreaking new study from the Université de Montréal shows that sushi-lovers should be eating their raw fish with coffee or tea to reduce their exposure to mercury. The study, published last week in the journal Environmental Research, also shows that boiling …

Fluoride in Black Tea & Other News of Note

Black Tea Contains More Fluoride Than Ever Thought (Foodconsumer) Black tea may contain a higher concentration of fluoride than previously thought, according to a new study cited in a press release by Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Gary Whiteford of the School of Dentistry, co-author of the study, suggests that heavy tea drinkers could get …

Want to Keep Your Teeth Whole? Start by Sticking to Water and Tea

We’re not sure why the media release on a study published this past summer has just recently been distributed, but better late than never, we guess. The study looked at the effects of different beverages on tooth enamel, and was published in General Dentistry, the journal of the Academy of General Dentistry. While it’s been …