Lead makes you beautiful and HEALTHY!

Nowadays, there is a widespread wrong assumption among public opinion that hunters and shooters are the most affected by lead poisoning because of their high exposure to lead contained in ammunition, writes Gloria Martini. However, there are several scientific studies and research papers showing that metallic lead in ammunition has no significant impact on human health as compared to other forms of lead.

A further proof of the absence of correlation between lead exposure resulting from the use of lead in ammunition and elevated blood lead level is provided by the story of Danka Barteková.

Danka Barteková is a Slovak professional skeet shooter and a member of the IOC Athletes Committee. She is one of the most well-known athletes in her country as she acted as flag bearer for Slovakia at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games opening ceremony.

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