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15 Simple Ways to Clean Up Your Kitchen (Page 14)

Limit Your Exposure to Mercury If You’re Pregnant

13. Limit Your Exposure to Mercury If You’re Pregnant

If you’re pregnant, nursing or feeding young children, follow the guides from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA): avoid swordfish, shark, tilefish and king mackerel; limit albacore tuna to 6 ounces and total seafood to 12 ounces per week. Consult fish advisories issued by your local health department.

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