Amalgam Fillings vs. Canned Tuna

Amalgam Fillings vs. Canned Tuna
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Eating a can of tuna once a week is equivalent to living with how many mercury-containing amalgam tooth fillings?

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Because mercury can be so dangerous, concern has been raised about amalgam fillings—the silvery cavity fillings in our teeth—because they do contain mercury, and release a certain amount every day. Eating just a single can of tuna a week, though, is equivalent to having how many mercury-containing fillings in our mouth, day in and day out?

Less than 5? 5-10? 15? 20? 25? Or more than 25? Now, keep in mind, you have only 32 teeth.

One can a week is like living with 29 mercury-containing fillings. I don’t know if you remember those old James Bond flicks, but basically that means looking like this.

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Because mercury can be so dangerous, concern has been raised about amalgam fillings—the silvery cavity fillings in our teeth—because they do contain mercury, and release a certain amount every day. Eating just a single can of tuna a week, though, is equivalent to having how many mercury-containing fillings in our mouth, day in and day out?

Less than 5? 5-10? 15? 20? 25? Or more than 25? Now, keep in mind, you have only 32 teeth.

One can a week is like living with 29 mercury-containing fillings. I don’t know if you remember those old James Bond flicks, but basically that means looking like this.

To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video. This is just an approximation of the audio contributed by veganmontreal.

Please consider volunteering to help out on the site.

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