“[C]onsumption of canned tuna accounts for more Americans eating tuna than anyother type of fish,” reports The World’s Healthiest Foods and the George Mateljan Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that promotes healthy eating and a healthy environment. And the foundation highly recommends tuna as a healthy food.
The list of health benefits are long: raise Omega-3 levels, improve cardiovascular health, improves heart-muscle function, protects against heart arrhythmia, lowers triglycerides, prevents and controls high blood pressure, prevents strokes, protects against deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, reduces risk of macular degeneration, improves insulin response, reduces inflammation, protects against asthma, sunburn, mental decline, kidney cancer, colon cancer, and much, much more.
“Tuna is an excellent source of niacin, selenium, and protein. Tuna is also a very good source of vitamin B6 and thiamine. In addition, it is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium,” Healthy Foods explains, in addition to folic acid. The site also includes recipes.