- 04-19-2008, 09:18 PM
I eat tuna a lot and people have been telling me lately that i should be careful b/c of the mercury content. after reading up on it i found out that the recommended amount is no more than 3 cans a week. needless to say i was way beyond this amount.
Anyways to my question-has anyone here had any issues/problems from eating a lot of tuna. also, do you think i should be worried if i was eating a can and sometimes two cans a day for a while??
- 04-19-2008, 09:29 PM
There are also difference in content with which kind(albacore, chunk light, etc)
But to answer your questions, I've never seen anyone get mercury poisoning from canned tuna
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04-19-2008, 09:33 PM
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04-20-2008, 01:08 PM
If you're really worried about mercury poisoning then consume an apple along with the tuna. Apple pectin is known to eliminate heavy metals from the body.
04-22-2008, 12:49 AM
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