Sushi could damage your brain

Sushi could damage your brain

Sushi could damage your brain.

Can eating too much sushi reduce your brain health? Mercury contamination in big fish such as sharks, swordfish and certain types of tuna is on the rise, and smaller traces of the toxic metal may be enough to cause restricted brain development or other health problems for humans who eat them, according to data released this month.

“Levels of exposure that are defined as safe by the official limits, are actually having adverse effects,” said Dr. Edward Groth, author of one of two new reports published ahead of a United Nations conference on mercury pollution.