25 februari 2012

Alzheimer's anyone?

A scientific study of several different species of shark has shown that eating shark fin (shark fin soup) may lead to degenerative brain disease such as alzheimer's. Relatively high concentrations of BMAA were found and the involved scientists are concerned not only about shark fin soup but dietary supplements and other forms of ingestion. Read the whole article here.

So basically if you don't think that the extinction of sharks and the possible environmental effects it will have is a sufficient reason to stop eating shark than maybe the prospect of increased risk of degenerative brain disease will be....

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