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am i allowed to eat tuna fish out of the can? (during pregnancy)

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Asked by smashley1025 at 1:40 PM on Dec. 5, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Some people will say no and others will say yes. But in all honesty, yes you can still eat it. You just have to be careful. Try not too eat it TOO often but you can still enjoy it! Once in a while will be ok.

    Answer by my2luvbugs at 1:42 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • Yes, as long as it's chunk light tuna. Most people agree that a can or two a week of chunk light tuna is best. STAY AWAY from albacore tuna though, the mercury levels are much higher in that and are a no-no =D

    Answer by caitxrawks at 1:46 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • As long as you don't eat it constantly, it's okay!!

    Answer by oliviasmomma09 at 1:51 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • yup. has a great list of what you can eat and how much and what to avoid esp during the holidays

    Answer by AmaliaD at 1:58 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • Yeah the cheap kind of tuna (not albacore). You can have 2 little cans a week.

    Answer by srhmldndo at 2:57 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

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