Nutrition Myths

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Is canned tuna healthy?

Canned tuna is one of the most nutritious foods available, if consumed within the safe limits. It contains various toxins such as methylmercury, which can be detrimental to one’s health.


Mercury is a heavy metal which is toxic especially if its vapors are inhaled. The liquid form is not readily absorbed by the body and is usually excreted. Methylmercury is a highly toxic form of mercury which has an ability to bind with organic...