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    Open Access Review Article Article ID: IJASFT-8-269

    Neurotoxicity caused by lead present in food and environment: A review

    Elena-Iuliana Flocea* and Cosmin Ghelbere

    A problem we are facing more and more often has caught our attention. Neurotoxicity is caused by lead contamination of the environment and food chain. The purpose of this review is to present the harmful effects of lead on human health. In the long term, lead accumulated in the body can cause cognitive, motor, and behavioral changes. According to recent studies, lead is a real danger for children because it affects the development of the nervous system even in small amounts. This review also focused on suggesting a powerful antioxidant, vitamin C in the diet. Studies have shown that it has a possible neuroprotective role, being kept in high concentrations in the brain.

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    Published on: Aug 10, 2022 Pages: 232-235

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-815X.000169
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