Study title and authors:
EXCESS FLUORIDE INGESTION AND THYROID HORMONE DERANGEMENTS IN CHILDREN LIVING IN DELHI, INDIA
a Dr AK Susheela, Fluorosis Research and Rural Development Foundation, C-103, Saransh, 34 IndraPrasth Extension, Delhi-110092, India; b Registry of Pathology, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi-110029, India; c Dept. of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007, India; d Fluorosis Research and Rural Development Foundation, Delhi-110092.
This study can be accessed at: http://www.fluorideresearch.org/382/files/38298-108.pdf
Susheela concludes: "These findings indicate that children with or even without dental fluorosis from exposure to excess fluoride, either through drinking water or through other sources, may have thyroid hormone derangements..............Withdrawal from fluoride sources along with measures to correct the thyroid hormonal status may be necessary to promote better health".
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Pan Seared Salmon with Avocado
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• 3-4 T olive oil
• 1 T minced shallots or green onion
• 1 T minced parsley
• sea salt and pepper to taste
• 1-1 1/2 lbs of salmon fillets
Put avocado pieces and lime juice into a food processor or blender and pulse until blended. Slowly add olive oil, pulsing, until you reach desired consistency of sauce. Add minced shallots (or green onions) and parsley, pulse just until combined. Remove to a bowl, salt and pepper to taste. Coat the bottom of a sauté pan with oil, heat on medium high until almost smoking. Season both sides of the salmon fillets with salt and pepper. Place the salmon into the pan, skin side down. Cook the salmon until about medium doneness, about 3-4 minutes per side. Serve salmon with avocado sauce.
|Pan Seared Salmon with Avocado|