Is Canned Tuna Safe for You and Your Kids?

You probably know tuna contains mercury, including canned, which can lead serious health disorders.  Here’s some quick tips to enjoy tuna safely from Fooducate.com:

What to do at the supermarket:

Choose light tuna (Skipjack, Bluefin, Yellowfin, Ahi) , not white tuna (Albacore, Longfin). Light tuna has just one third the amount of mercury as white tuna. Always prefer tuna packed in water, not oil.

For kids under the age of 8, limit tuna consumption to once a month. For older children – twice a month is fine.

Try to explore other fish types – sardines are a wonderful source of nutrients and because they are so small, they are not contaminated.

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