Tuna Every Day

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Old 11-22-2010, 06:52 PM
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So...I eat tuna everyday...10oz of the albacore. I have been doing this for two months now and someone told me yesterday that it's bad for me because of the mercury. I googled it and can only find info relating to small children and pregnant women...I am neither...so can I keep eating my tuna?
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Old 11-22-2010, 07:31 PM
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That is alot of tuna. Google "how much tuna is safe to eat". Albacore is the best tasting and highest quality but chunk light has less mercury. I come from a family of fishermen so I know about tuna. Try canned salmon occasionally, Costco has a good brand. Get the chinook or coho, not sockeye, for best taste. If possible, vary your protein sources for best results. Good luck and keep up the healthy eating!
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Old 11-22-2010, 07:45 PM
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Thanks for the advice...will do.
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Old 11-22-2010, 11:41 PM
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Check out this counter...it is not the one I was looking for but this one looks okay...I was eating 1 tiny can per day and stopped after checking a government mercury counter.
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bobbieenne....thanks for the info...the counters say I need to eat way less mercury...i mean tuna...
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thanks sam...it does help...I will continue to eat tuna, but it looks like I need to cut back and find some other healthy sources of protein and such...thanks
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Originally Posted by swikin View Post
bobbieenne....thanks for the info...the counters say I need to eat way less mercury...i mean tuna...
You're welcome!

I was disappointed because it really helped me lose but since I already have a mouth full of fillings, I thought I had better watch the mercury in fish.
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Originally Posted by sammarks3 View Post
I've only heard good things about tuna. though yes mecury levels and other issues seem alwasy present in seafood.. for me, I think I will stick iwth it though

You should also consider the sodium and cholesterol that it contains. I eat tuna as well, but do so in moderation.
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