How much tuna is safe per week?
Canned light tuna is in the “Best Choices” category and it is fine to eat 2 to 3 servings per week. We recommend that you eat a variety of fish.
Which canned tuna is healthiest?
Canned light tuna is the better, lower-mercury choice, according to the FDA and EPA. Canned white and yellowfin tuna are higher in mercury, but still okay to eat. Bigeye tuna should be avoided completely, but that species isn’t used for canned tuna anyway.
How do you know if you have mercury in your body?
Organic mercury poisoning symptoms
Symptoms of organic mercury poisoning from long-term exposure include: Feeling numb or dull pain in certain parts of your body. Tremors (uncontrollable shaking). Unsteady walk.