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As you read this, a protein in your body called P-gp is hunting down and ejecting unwanted chemicals from your insides. It’s a critical defensive measure we rely on that pretty much makes sure you aren’t constantly getting poisoned. 

But new research suggests there’s something in seafood that could make that protein worthless — and compromise your body’s ability to protect itself.

Researchers tested yellowfin tuna, a fish you’d commonly find in sushi rolls, along with human blood and urine to detect traces of Persistent Organic Pollutants, like the pesticide DDT and flame-retardant chemicals.

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Pollution Is Turning Your Sushi Into a Biological Weapon

Sushi a Biological Weapon                           Image Credit: Flickr

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Click link below for article:

https://mic.com/articles/140958/pollution-is-turning-your-sushi-into-a-biological-weapon#.L0MUjY0uZ

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