Here is what you should know if you consume seafood regularly

There is nothing wrong with loving seafood. It’s a source of many nutrients that our body needs and at the same time, it’s a great treat for our taste buds as well. But did you know that overconsumption of seafood could be a problem?

According to a study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, Seafood can contain contaminants due to its exposure to the sea. These contaminants include methylmercury and persistent organic pollutants that can have a bad impact on our body.

This is associated with increased risk of autoimmune disorders which weakens the body’s immune system and lead to health issues such as inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, multiple sclerosis among others.

So if you plan to eat seafood regularly, its recommended that you avoid it from unknown places and make sure that it’s cooked properly.

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