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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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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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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 tuna and chicken salad be healthy for you to eat?

Can tuna and chicken salad be healthy for you to eat?

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 more

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So much sushi from a menu comes with uncooked fish. The taste may be interesting but is eating raw tuna, etc., always healthy?

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

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Just one more food question - is several slices of tomatoe, half can of tuna, handful spinach leaf, few onions, 1 avacodo healthy lunch for 18 y/o male?

Just one more food question - is several slices of tomatoe, half can of tuna, handful spinach leaf, few onions, 1 avacodo healthy lunch for 18 y/o male?

Lunch excellence: OH YES --- very healthy --- keep it up -- eat well like this -- be well --- just beware of salt with tuna - rinse off the salt ...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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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?

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?

Ans: A lot depends on how many calories you are burning. Your protein is good. Now your carbs. If you exercise them off and they are used for energy ok. But if you are overeating and not going for energy well you will make more storage. ...Read more

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Am I allowed to have a lot of tuna?

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Moderation: Tuna is good, but eat in moderation due to sometime mercury that is in them. ...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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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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How do I recover from the tuna procedure?

How do I recover from the tuna procedure?

Tuna procedure: This procedure is a transurethral ablation of an enlarged prostate. Rest and sex abstention for several weeks. ...Read more

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How effective is the oatmeal and tuna diet?

How effective is the oatmeal and tuna diet?

Not: Only eat lots of tuna if you want mercury toxicity. ...Read more

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In regards to the prostate, what is a TUNA?

In regards to the prostate, what is a TUNA?

Needle Ablation: Trans Urethral Needle Ablation is a procedure done cystoscopically through the penis in which the special device impales two needles into the prostate tissue through which radio frequency is delivered to destroy and remove some of the obstructing prostate tissue. It is an alternative to TURP. ...Read more

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Can there be high levels of mercury in tuna?

Can there be high levels of mercury in tuna?

Yes: High levels of mercury as well as other toxins can be present in tuna and other fish species. We have to depend upon the government inspections to insure that our seafood we purchase and eat is contaminant free, or certainly at an acceptable level per established standards. ...Read more

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Really what is so bad about the mercury in tuna?

Really what is so bad about the mercury in tuna?

Methylmercury: Is a toxic material that becomes concentrated in tuna because of their diet. If you eat their flesh you can become ill from the poison. Always look for tuna that's certified mercury free. ...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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Does 1 small can of albacore tuna contain a lot of mercury?

Does 1 small can of albacore tuna contain a lot of mercury?

Not a lot: Tuna is one of the fish that has relatively high content of mercury and you should avoid it if you are or are trying to get pregnant. Otherwise, in moderation, it is okay. ...Read more

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How much mercury is in "light" tuna compared to "white" tuna?

How much mercury is in "light" tuna compared to "white" tuna?

Mercury in Tuna: Big eye & ahi tuna should be avoided due to high mercury level. Yellow fin & white albacore tuna intake should be limited. Skipjack & canned chunk light tuna have a lower amount 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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Should I be concerned about Mercury knowing I eat light tuna almost everyday?

Should I be concerned about Mercury knowing I eat light tuna almost everyday?

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 ...Read more

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First time mommy 3 months I ate 3 cans of tuna within a week wanna no of everythin will be fine?

First time mommy 3 months I ate 3 cans of tuna within a week wanna no of everythin will be fine?

Confused?: Why shouldn't you be? Because you ate Tuna? Did you boil the can before eating it? How long ago did you eat them, if it's more than 2-3 days and you are fine then no worries for Botulism, if that's what you are asking. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat tuna in your first trimester?

Is it okay to eat tuna in your first trimester?

Mercury: This is general information (not specifically for pregnant women): big eye & ahi tuna should be avoided due to high mercury level. Yellow fin & white albacore tuna intake should be limited (no more than 3 – 6 oz servings per month). Skipjack & canned chunk light tuna have a lower amount of mercury (no more than 6 6-oz servings per month). ...Read more