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Benefits Of Eating Canned Tuna
Balanced food plan: Eggs ; tuna are protein-rich and nutritious but if that is all you eat it is not good for physical or emotional health. Make sure you get some protein, good fats, and carbs. Check out the brand of canned tuna also so that you are sure it is from a company that makes sure their products are mercury free. Stay close to your doc so he/she can support you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I'm trying to conceive I want to know whether eating canned tuna weekly once (whole tin)) create any problems for becoming pregnant?
Not a problem: That is not a problem. Wont affect your ability to get pregnant or baby's health. ...Read more
I'm a college student and have no time to cook fresh fish rich in Ω 3.Can eating canned tuna & sardines be a substitute & are they also rich in Ω3?
Sardines are: Tuna also has them, but it would also have mercury. You can also take supplemental omega 3s, just make sure it is good quality. Costco brand is actually pretty good, and not expensive. ...Read more
How much albacore canned tuna can a 18 year old male safely eat? I'm 5'9 160-170 pounds. And also, are mini bella mushrooms healthy?
Mercury toxic; NO!!!:
Unfortunately tuna is fairly high in mercury. Experts advise eating canned albacore no more than 3 times a month, though it is ok to have "light" or skipjack tuna twice a week (but not both!). See http://www. Nrdc. Org/health/effects/mercury/tuna. Asp
portabella mushrooms large and small are healthy but they should be cooked and organic ones are much better to avoid pesticide exposure. ...Read more
Can I eat a canned tuna which I boiled in water for more than 30 mins yesterday, without boiling it again today? Is there any risk of getting botulism
No if...: Botulism is rare, but if concerned follow these rules for commercially or home-canned foods: throw out foods that are discolored, moldy, or smell bad. Do not use products that spurt liquid or foam when the container is opened. Do not use if the container is leaking, bulging or swollen, looks damaged or cracked or seems abnormal in appearance. If canned tuna had none of these issues you are fine. ...Read more
Is canned tuna good for you or it usually is full of conservants, sodium, mercury, heavy metals and so forth? Is it safe to eat everyday?
Mercury toxic; NO!!!: There are good things in tuna but it tends to be high in mercury. Experts advise eating canned albacore no more than 3 times a month, though it is ok to have "light" or skipjack tuna twice a week (but not both!). See http://www. Nrdc. Org/health/effects/mercury/tuna. Asp. ...Read more
It is good if I eat every day a vegetable salad with some cheese and baked ham or canned tuna/sardines?
I accidentally ate tuna that had mold on it. It was canned, but I refrigerated it for a few days. Nausea for hours, but nothing else. What now?
Probably nothing: Hopefully the acid in your stomach took care of the mold. Unless it was in some huge quantity, I don't think you need to do anything further except monitoring. ...Read more
What to do if I'm on a 21 day mission to just eat healthy! And I like to eat organic spring mix salad with canned starkist tuna! Is that healthy?
Might not want to: Eat tuna daily due to possible mercury content. ...Read more
Is it okay to eat canned tuna after a workout in order to get protein? It only has 50 calories 5 fat calories and 11grams of protein. Is 11g enough?
Watch mercury levels:
Tuna, a lean protein, low in saturated fat, good source of selenium and is naturally rich in vitamin d. It provides omega-3 essential fatty acids too. The downside is that tuna can also be contaminated with mercury.
For more info - http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/371519-danger-in-eating-too-much-canned-tuna/. ...Read more
Yes: It's okay to eat can tuna but in limited quantities, such as no more than once or twice a week. The absolute no-no fish to stay away from are mackerel, shark, tile, and sword. ...Read more
I am 5'2" and 130lbs. For over 6months I have eaten very healthy and exercised regularly, yet I have only lost 2 lbs. What am I doing wrong? My daily foods: 3 eggs, 2 or 3 pieces of fruit, turkey slices or canned tuna, cheese or yogurt, rice, mixed vegeta
Make sure you are eating six small healthy meals/snacks a day. This will help boost your metabolism. Consider makng an appointment with a registered dietician for a meal plan. Often times we think we are eating perfectly and actually we are not.
Also see your doctor to rule out any possible medical problems that could possibly be impeding your weight loss. Also after reviewing your bmi (body mass index) which is 24, you are actually in a healthy weight range, which could be why you are not losing and merely maintaining.
Take care. ...Read more
Ask your OB please: If u were my pt, yes u can. ...Read more
Is it ok to eat canned tuna while pregnant? How much seafood is ok during pregnancy I don't eat beef or pork?
"Seafood" diet: Thankfully, you are on a seafood food and not "see any food" diet. Fish is an excellent source of protein during pregnancy including tuna, with one major exception. Fresh fish caught in mercury poisoned and infested lakes is off limits to pregnant mothers and generally the rest of the population as well. ...Read more
My 17 yo daughter ate one bite of very old canned tuna from grandfathers house. She spit out some but did swallow small amount. Chance of illness?
Food poisoning: Food poisoning onset is usually within hours except in the case of fecal contaminants like e.Coli or campylobacter. You'll know soon, but the chance is small. ...Read more
Is it ok to eat daily walnut and almond plus to eat 3 days a week canned tuna or u prefer omega-3 pills instead? I have ra
Too much tuna!:
It's fine to eat walnuts ; almonds but authorities advise limiting albacore tuna to 3 days a month (or light/skipjack tuna 2x/wk) due to mercury. If you've been eating albacore 3x/wk you have mercury toxicity- stop now and get tested ; treated! See http://bit. Ly/191f0tm
switch to low-mercury fish like wild salmon or sardines or take a purified fish oil (up to 4 gms/day). Also see my comment:. ...Read more
Sardines: Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/87047-nutritional-value-fresh-sardines-canned/Get a more detailed answer ›
Fresh fruits and: Vegetables are most nutritious, next comes frozen, and last comes canned. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Depending on which: Tuna species it is - there can be variable amounts of mercury. ...Read more
Tuna is one of the fish types that has mercury. Therefore while Tuna per se is good, you need to be weary of eating too much to avoid mercury toxicity. See this site for info.
http://water. Epa. Gov/scitech/swguidance/fishshellfish/outreach/advice_index. Cfm ...Read more
Since you can not be pregnant, that issue is moot. But to lower mercury intake - choose chunk light in water. Research says a 150 lb person can safely eat a whole can every 3 days. Here's a good link: http://www. Thesweetbeet. Com/tuna-mercury/
you should be okay doing what you do. Enjoy a healthy balanced diet and life style. ...Read more
Any concern with eating one 4 oz. Small can of tuna fish for lunch each day that contains 6 percent dv (20 mgs.) of chloresterol in each can?
Not likely,,: I don't know what your cholesterol is but if you're eating this every day you're likely helping yourself as this is fish which have omega 3 fatty acids which are very good for your circulation and seem to help stop heart disease, etc. It's also a good source of protein and calories, so keep it up and enjoy. Good luck. ...Read more
What could make me feel sick while eating (things like tuna) or drinking (things like soda)? Don't feel like eating. Often laying down when doing so
Reflux?: Sometimes if you are eating while laying down, the food that is in your stomach can come back into your esophagus (which transports the food to your stomach). The ill feeling can come from the food in your stomach being mixed with the acid that is used to digest it. Take care. ...Read more
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