Tuna

The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…. Big ocean fish—think tile fish, shark, tuna, and swordfish—have the highest mercury content. Limit your fish consumption to smaller species such as Atlantic halibut, Spanish mackerel, scrod, and wild salmon. When eating tuna, opt for light chunk tuna, not albacore, and make sure it’s packed in…

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Fish: A Natural Source of Omega-3s

…Sockeye Salmon* 1.42 Yellow Fin Tuna** 0.31 Atlantic Mackerel 1.42 Haddock* 0.27 Oysters (eastern) 1.25 Light Tuna (canned in oil, drained)** 0.20 Swordfish** 1.06 Atlantic Cod * 0.17 Tuna (canned in water, drained)** 0.95 Lobster (northern)* 0.09 * These fish are safe to eat two or three times a week…

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Protect Your Vision with Fish

…possible. * Stay with low mercury fish such as Atlantic halibut, Wild Pacific salmon, cod, scrod, canned anchovies, sardines, light tuna packed in water (less is more with tuna). * Skip mercury-laden swordfish, shark, and tilefish. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite way to enjoy fish? You May Also…

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Reduce the Risk of Mercury Poisoning From Eating Fish

…muskellunge, and walleye have higher mercury levels. * Beware of fresh and frozen tuna—the mercury content ranges from 0.5 ppm to 1.5 ppm. Canned tuna consists of smaller species with lower mercury levels. * Be sure your daily supplement program includes selenium (200–300 mcg) and magnesium (400–800…

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A Spring Favorite in My House: Grilled Mediterranean Halibut

…Halibut is filled with vital omega-3s that help to reduce triglycerides and blood pressure, and support your brain, joint, and skin health. Plus, unlike tuna or swordfish, it’s extremely low in mercury and other contaminants. One of my favorite ways to eat halibut, especially at this time of year, is grilled…

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The Heart-Brain Connection

…Beets; * Eggplant; and * Onions. Essential Fatty Acids * Almonds, * Pecans, * Walnuts, * Olive oil, * Halibut, * Mackerel, * Salmon, * Trout, and * Tuna. When it comes to fruits and veggies, Dr. Sinatra and I like to juice them raw in order to get the maximum freshness, enzyme activity, and antioxidant…

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5 Heart Healthy Grilling Tips

…with chunks of onions, tomatoes, and zucchini. 4. Try putting wild Alaskan salmon, Atlantic halibut, or haddock on the grill. Larger fish, such as tuna, sword, and shark, can be laden with mercury. 5. Keeping the skin on during grilling protects the chicken from carcinogens. But once you grill it, take…

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The Ultimate Health-Boosting Soup

…Miso Soup Yield: 4 Servings 5 cups water 5-inch piece konbu cut in small pieces (could use dried seaweed flakes instead) 1/2 cup bonito (dried baby tuna from Asian store; Hanagatsuo is a good brand. There’s also a powdered product called Hondashi that can be substituted. If you use it, just 1 Tbsp…

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Mood-Boosting Foods

…stress. Plus, they’re good for your heart and your overall health. * Nuts and seeds * Ocean-going, cold-water fish such as salmon and mercury-free tuna * Organic DHA-fortified eggs * Ground flaxseed * Fruits and vegetables, including asparagus, lentils, chickpeas, beans, squash, and sweet potatoes *…

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Mercury Levels in Fish: Is It a Worry, or Not?

…with the highest content of mercury such as shark, swordfish, king mackerel, and tilefish. If you like fish, as I do, opt for wild salmon, sardines, tuna, cod, and other low mercury fish as part of your heart-healthy diet. Now, it’s your turn: What's your favorite way to eat fish in your healthy heart…

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Good Pet Health Begins with a Heart Healthy Diet

…make. When we did fall back on store-bought food, I selected organic food as often as possible. Our dogs also loved heart-healthy fish like canned tuna, salmon, mackerel, and sardines which are great sources of omega-3s. Sardines are especially great for dogs and cats since they’re a clean fish, and…

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