Shark Meat and Cartilage Contain Neurotoxins Linked to Alzheimer’s, Study Warns

Shark Meat and Cartilage Contain Neurotoxins Linked to Alzheimer’s, Study Warns
A variety of shark species from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans have high concentrations of two toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's in their fins and muscles, according to researchers at the University of Miami. Their study, "Cyanobacterial Neurotoxin BMAA and Mercury in Sharks," published in Toxins, suggests that restricting the consumption of sharks may have beneficial health effects, and also improve shark conservation, since a number of the analyzed shark species are at risk of extinction due to
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