A 20-year-old female asked:
should i be concerned about mercury knowing i eat light tuna almost everyday?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
RiskyAccordingToEPA: White (ALBACORE) tuna contain more mercury than light tuna
two serving of light tuna per week is the limit and eating everyday you are at risk for mercury poisoning according to EPA
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Pathology 44 years experience
I wouldn't worry: After the Minamata disaster , the whole subject of mercury in fish -- which occurs naturally -- became the focus of a bunch of studies. Nobody found any reason to worry, and in a couple of studies, folks who ate more fish -- including the kinds with mercury -- ended up smarter. The EPA arbitrarily issued warnings against the most mercury-laden fish for political reason. If you love it, eat it.
1241 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 30-year-old female asked:
Is eating can tuna everyday healthy?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
2721 viewsAnswered Nov 22, 2020
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