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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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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 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?

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?

Probably not: It is not feasible to provide a definitive answer without analyzing your food. You may consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm110591.htm ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is macaroni salad non dairy?

Depends: The macaroni is non-dairy and can even be made with rice noodles which are gluten free. However the sauce is the critical element. Some are made with dairy elements, cream and milk and sour cream, for instance. You need to make it yourself if non-dairy is the goal. ...Read more

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Is ceaser salad dressing bad for you?

Is ceaser salad dressing bad for you?

No problem: Only if your allergic to some of the ingredients, or if you've had the salad standing outside of the refrigerator for a prolonged period of time. The mayo may spoil and give you stomach flu. ...Read more

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