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Journal Club: Mercury Exposure: Environmental and Human Impact on the Food Supply

May 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Morning Journal Club – Study Group

KAND Journal Club has been in existence for over 40 years, meeting in members’ homes once a month for 2 hours each from October to May, except December.  In May, we decide on topics for the next year and apply for prior approval over the summer.  Participants search for articles on the topic and everyone adds to the discussion.  We use JADA articles, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Nutrition Newsletters (e.g. Tufts), NY Times Science Section and ADA information, plus the internet.

Topics have included Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes—all aspects, Food Safety, Cancer Prevention, Nutrition Guidelines, Eating Disorders, Childhood Obesity, etc.

Chairman: Carolyn Perry-Burst, MS, RD, LDN

Attendance & RSVP: 2 CEU’s available per session. All registered dietitians are welcome to participate. Please contact Carolyn (clpburst@outlook.com), Joan (577-4003) or Marge (588-0085) for location and to RSVP.

Meeting Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am

Topics for KAND Journal Club 2019-20

Learning Objectives

At each session the participants will:

  1. engage in discussion of subtopics each club
  2. verbalize new information acquired, and how it will be useful to their professional aspirations and/or describe how the information will used personally

May 6, 2020

Mercury Exposure: Environmental and Human Impact on the Food Supply

  1. Discuss factors related to contamination of mercury

Eagles-Smith C. Mercury contamination is widespread, at various levels across western North America in air, soil, sediment, plants, fish and wildlife. Department of the Interior, Office of Communications and Publishing. U.S. Geological Survey. Release Date: SEPTEMBER 14, 2016. Accessed online july 23 19.

  1. Discuss sources of mercury contamination and those most vulnerable to effects of toxicity and its health impact.

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/mercury-and-health. Accessed 11 July 2019.

Journal Club: Mercury Exposure: Environmental and Human Impact on the Food Supply

Details

Date:
May 6
Time:
9:30 am - 11:30 am