6/26/2013

Tuna contains important nutrients and protein, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the FDA advise limiting portions rather than eliminating it from the diet over concerns about mercury, registered dietitian Mary-Jo Sawyer writes. She notes that light tuna contains less mercury than do albacore or yellowfin tuna, and recommends using water-packed tuna, which is low in fat and high in omega-3 fatty acids.

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