Its a very rare chance from what I remember. In fact a lot of use would be dead if it was a serious threat at all. I average 21 cans/week when bulking.
how much tuna is too much? the reason i ask is i used to eat 2 cans a day on my workout days. thats 5 days, so 10 cans a week. ive been doing this for over a year now and just recently cut back to just one can on workout days just to be safe.
so my question is-
how much tuna can u eat a day before mercury posioning becomes an issue?
I believe canned tuna has a significantly reduced amount, but a fillet would have much more...
supposedly its to be one can per NINE days-------ya right-----its too convenient to give it up -- f that..
open a can in the car -- down the **** with water and theres 28g protein--
sucks we lost like 7g cause they made the cans SMALLER---asses--
also the cat food type -- cheap chunk---has less mercury in it as well--
ehhhh moderation is key. I sometimes have tuna 4 days in a row and then none for 9 months.
your eating mercury every time you eat tuna. To me, 21 cans a week sounds rediculous. I am surprised you dont have mercury poisining. I used to eat a lot of tuna and sushi so i had to cut down. I wouldnt go over 10 cans a week
If you're that concerned, look for "American Tuna" found at whole foods. They sell it in 4lb cans here. Its supposed to be mercury free.
if it was really that bad do you think they would sell it the way they do? fish eat fish all day and i don't see a world wide epidemic of schools dying from mercury posioning?
i don't eat as much anymore cause i am sick of it but i've easily done 21 cans a week in the past. i am not saying its not possible, i just don't buy into the whole scare aspect of it. i'm with ryod on this one!
I love tuna.
i wouldn't worry about it bro...you've got bigger problems walking outside and breathing in the smog filled air...either way you look at it, your going to die from something..no sense in worrying too much about it...Look at it this way... roughly 180 million cans of yellowfin tuna are sold in the U.S. each year...how many cases of Mercury poisoning do you hear about...i think your ok
Its not as much about mercury poisoning deaths, its more about the small changes in your body due to higher levels of mercury. Its a lot like the whole biphenol-A (BPA) stuff in plastic. Its not causing deaths or poisoning but it causes hormonal changes over time, or so they speculate.
After all, you are trying to be healthy, mercury isn't something that you want to knowingly ingest. Buy the mercury free version if you are going to eat it that much IMO.
Is the tuna from whole foods really mercury free? I get all my tuna from whole foods.
The American Tuna brand is supposedly tested by Berkley? I want to say and the fish they test are found to have zero to very trace amounts which in turn means that one can of tuna likely has zero mercury but could have very very minute amounts.
lowest mercury content from fish is cold water sources such as salmon.
also farm raised...which costs more!