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Title: A study on dietary intake of mercury through fish consumption in villagers of Alimgarh residing along Ulhas River Estuary, Maharashtra, India and recommendations on fish meals to be consumed.
Authors: Menon, Jayashree. S
Keywords: Mercury;Dietary intake;Fish;Alimgarh;Safe-limit;Recommendations
Issue Date: Nov-2017
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract:  A study on the dietary intake of mercury through fish consumption in Alimgarh villagers revealed an average of 3.146 2.27 µg/kg body wt/week in this population. 40% of the population of Alimgarh exceeded the PTWI limit of 3.3 µg/kg body weight /week as proposed by JECFA (2003).  High consumption of carnivorous fish and high rate of fish consumption were the factors influencing high dietary intake of Hg in this population. In orde
Page(s): 2323-2331
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.46(11) [November 2017]

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