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Heavy metals in commercial fish and seafood products and risk assessment in adult population in Bosnia and Herzegovina

A review of toxicity and mechanisms of individual and mixtures of heavy metals in the environment.

This is a research on heavy metals that exist in commercial fish and other types of seafood. Please take some time to review the research: Heavy metals in commercial fish and seafood products and risk assessment in adult population in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In figure1: Hazard index (HI) values for one portion of fish or seafood per week

Hazard index (HI) values for one portion of fsh or seafood per week

Are you surprised by these findings on the Cd/Pb/Hg level of different species? In general, consumption of various fish and seafood on average is not of significant concern of health risks, However, children and pregnant women should be aware of high consumption of high metal level species.

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This is a reference Prof. Liao provides: A review of toxicity and mechanisms of individual and mixtures of heavy metals in the environment. This is a review of the literature on the toxicity and corresponding mechanisms associated with lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), and arsenic (As), individually and as mixtures, in the environment and foods. If you are interested in how scientists conduct their research on heavy metals, you could check on this review.

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