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Healthy Tuna Fish Salad
I try to eat Salmon once/twice a week for the omegas. I eat tuna fish (sandwich or on a salad ) about once a week. Shld I worry about Mercury poison?
Need variety.: You can lose weight eating any foods, technically speaking, as long as you watch your caloric intake closely. That being said, while salad and fish are healthy food choices, it would be better for your overall health to include a larger variety of healthy foods in your meal planning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you think it is very probable that having fried fish and potatoes cause hemorrhoids if eaten with no salad?
Constant gas preventing regular bowel movements and causing distension. sensitive to many foods. Eating mainly fruit, salads, fish, chicken and eggs?
Gas - bowels: You should bring this to the attention of your doctor. Almost certainly she/he will take a medical history, examine you, and order labs. Relax a bit - things will get better soon! ...Read more
43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool
.6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried !
Blood stool: 43wf. For the last 6 wks have fluffy stool .6 on Bristol chart .bright red blood on stool and toilet paper.the only change is diet. No bread rice potatoes etc.shakes with soy milk nuts berries and whey protein ,salads with fish ,chicken . Worried ! ANS: first you need to have it tested for blood. Eating beets can do this in some. Need to have your health care team take a look at you butt/colon ...Read more
Sort of: Both tuna and chicken are good sources of protein and low in fat. However, adding large amounts of mayonnaise increases the fat and cholesterol. Mixing tuna or chicken with mustard and fresh, pickled, or cooked vegetables is a delicious and healthy meal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
So much sushi from a menu comes with uncooked fish. The taste may be interesting but is eating raw tuna, etc., always healthy?
Depends: There are certain fish which are more risky depending on your gender and age because of mercury; others because they are poisonous unless properly handled (fugu, or pufferfish). In general, eating raw food is riskier than properly cooked. That being said, if the sushi is properly prepared, your risk of illness is generally low. ...Read more
Using myfitnesspal and I averaged out that I take 400-500mg of cholesterol per day eating lot of for muscle gain but only healthy food (salads,salmon,tuna,nuts,fruits) is the my cholesterol level good or should I decrease?
It is good if I eat every day a vegetable salad with some cheese and baked ham or canned tuna/sardines?
I ate a little bit of tuna salad last night and i'm still burping it up tonight. I have food poisoning. Is this normal? What should I do?
I ate a little bit of tuna salad last night and i'm still burping it up tonight. Is that normal with food poisoning or stomach flu? What should I do?
No burping does not: No burping is not a sign of food poisoning.Burping is caused by excess air in your stomach, you can try over the counter semithicone which may help with burping and if associated with esophageal reflux you can take Omeprazole or Prevacid (lansoprazole) to neutralize the acid. ...Read more
Calories: Would need to know the actual contents of the salad to estimate the caloric content. Take care. ...Read more
Generally yes: I know that when i go shopping for balsamic vinegar the ones that have been aged for 5 years cost more, and the ones aged for 10 years even more, suggesting that, like a fine wine, the flavor gets better with age. So as long as it has not gone rancid (which you should be able to tell by its tasting bad), old balsamic vinegar is perfectly fine to have. ...Read more
Yes: Personally i agree. An egg contains all the nutrients required to make a chicken, the biology of life. ...Read more
Seriously? : I'm sure any good fisherman can tell you but i'm not sure you'll find the answer on healthtap! (well, some of the docs may also be fishermen?). ...Read more