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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Eating Canned Tuna

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Is eating eggs and canned tuna everyday bad for the health?

Is eating eggs and canned tuna everyday bad for the health?

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

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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?

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

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During dieting, how much canned tuna is too much?

During dieting, how much canned tuna is too much?

Canned Tuna: I would suggest that you remove canned tuna from your diet. Tuna is full of mercury! ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the other methods of purchasing tuna besides canned?

Can you please discuss the other methods of purchasing tuna besides canned?

Fresh is the best.: Fresh tuna or frozen.
Avoid canned tuna because of aluminium content in it & assocation with dementia. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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Is it safe to eat canned tuna when pregnant?

Is it safe to eat canned tuna when pregnant?

Yes: Tuna is safe for consumption as long as you are eating reasonable amounts. To reach detectable levels of Mercury from canned tuna one would have to eat approximately 26 cans of tuna per week. ...Read more

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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?

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

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It is good if I eat every day a vegetable salad with some cheese and baked ham or canned tuna/sardines?

It is good if I eat every day a vegetable salad with some cheese and baked ham or canned tuna/sardines?

Nitrates: The cured meats can add a significant amount of nitrates to your diet which has been linked to some cancers, so you may want to vary the protein portion with ex. Baked chicken, egg, or cottage cheese instead of regular cheese (low in fat, high in protein). ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I'm 5 weeks pregnant and I am craving tuna. Is it okay to eat canned tuna?

I'm 5 weeks pregnant and I am craving tuna. Is it okay to eat canned tuna?

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

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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

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: 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

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15 weeks pregnant is it ok to eat canned tuna fish?

15 weeks pregnant is it ok to eat canned tuna fish?

Yes: Canned tuna is fine in pregnancy. There have been no recorded cases of mercury poisening from canned tuna, which is the concern when eating large ocean going fish. ...Read more

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12 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to eat canned tuna while pregnant?

12 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to eat canned tuna while pregnant?

Yes: Our OB concerns about fish in pregnancy usually concerns fresh water varieties that come from mercury infested rivers or lakes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat canned tuna while pregnant? How much seafood is ok during pregnancy I don't eat beef or pork?

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

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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?

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

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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

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Do canned green beans have about the same health benefits as fresh green beans?

Do canned green beans have about the same health benefits as fresh green beans?

Fresh fruits and: Vegetables are most nutritious, next comes frozen, and last comes canned. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is eating lots of packaged tuna dangerous? Please advise!

Depending on which: Tuna species it is - there can be variable amounts of mercury. ...Read more

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Is eating can tuna everyday healthy?

Is eating can tuna everyday healthy?

Moderation: 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

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Why eating tuna cause me a headache?

Why eating tuna cause me a headache?

Tuna contains: Mercury which can cause headaches but you would have to eat an extremely large amount ...Read more

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Is eating tuna fish every other day bad for you?

Is eating tuna fish every other day bad for you?

It depends: 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

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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?

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

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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

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