ERIC Number: EJ726087
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
King, Angela G.
Journal of Chemical Education, v82 n7 p970-971 Jul 2005
Scientists at Texas Tech University measured perchlorate levels in breast milk and store-bought milk from across the US. Findings revealed that high levels of perchlorate might be correlated with low levels of iodide in breast milk, which can inhibit thyroid function in nursing women, an essential component for proper neural development of the fetus.
Descriptors: Infants, College Science, Chemistry, Science Education, Nutrition, Child Development, Higher Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Texas