Nutr Rev 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
S. Saavedra and J.D. Gonzalez-Sanz are with the Department of Nursing, University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain. Á. Fernández-Recamales, A. Sayago, and R. González-Domínguez are with the AgriFood Laboratory, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain; and the Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (ceiA3), University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain. A. Cervera-Barajas is with the Department of Nursing, University of Seville, Seville, Spain.
Context: Growing evidence suggests that prenatal exposure to methyl mercury through the maternal diet could have great influence on the neurological and physical development of neonates and young children.
Objective: The aim of this review was to evaluate the clinical repercussions of maternal exposure to methyl mercury during pregnancy on the health of fetuses, neonates, and children up to 8 years of age.
Data Sources: The Web of Science, PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, and Dialnet Plus databases were searched for articles published in English or Spanish from 1990 to 2020. Read More