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Hello Peeps,

I just wanted to put this out there for you guys. If you havent tried the StarKist tuna creations I would suggest them. They are only about $1 a packet and they are easy to grab and go. Only about 100 calories per packet and I can eat two packets and be very full. The salmon is also really good. a little more expensive but very convenient and filling. Just a thought.

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Easy on the tuna there, guy. Mercury poisoning isn't fun.

Thought I'd found the Holy Grail when I started reading nutritional info on my food and saw tuna was almost pure Protein. Really took the wind out of my sails when I checked online to see how bad the mercury issue was these days.

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Salmon's fine. It isn't high up enough on the food chain for mercury to become a problem.

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17 minutes ago, Phinley said:

Easy on the tuna there, guy. Mercury poisoning isn't fun.

Thought I'd found the Holy Grail when I started reading nutritional info on my food and saw tuna was almost pure Protein. Really took the wind out of my sails when I checked online to see how bad the mercury issue was these days.

How much tuna would you have to eat to get mercury poisoning? I eat one of those tuna packets every day.

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I found this article. I think tuna a few times a week is O.K. I'll probably stop eating it every day.

https://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/eating-tuna-every-day-safe

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1 hour ago, Walter.Sobchak said:

Hello Peeps,

I just wanted to put this out there for you guys. If you havent tried the StarKist tuna creations I would suggest them. They are only about $1 a packet and they are easy to grab and go. Only about 100 calories per packet and I can eat two packets and be very full. The salmon is also really good. a little more expensive but very convenient and filling. Just a thought.

My rambling two cents on this..lol

Wow, food can be so political ...right? What's healthy this week may change next week (example is cooking with coconut oil)

It is beneficial to eat clean and organic. I can go on and on about how messed up the food industry is. Additives to prolong shelf life, additives that cause addiction to a food product to make money.

How clean you want your diet to be is up to you. Clean meaning more organic whole foods...chemical, hormone free and non processed.

My personal decision on how clean my diet is........

I eat tuna packets. It's a solid Protein choice.

Any stevia that is store bought is extracted and processed. Still is a good choice for a sugar free substitute. It's not 100% clean eating. You can grow your own stevia plant, harvest and dry the leaves. Grind them in a coffee grinder.

You can grind almonds and extract the almond milk.

I don't have that kind of time and discipline.

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3 minutes ago, mommy14895 said:

So I was checking into tuna mercury problem the young and nursing mothers are at risk also pregnant women. But as for us older folks the article said go ahead and eat it LOL I guess they figured we are on our way out anyway


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I'd hate to see death by tuna packet on my headstone. *laughing*

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My rambling two cents on this..lol
Wow, food can be so political ...right? What's healthy this week may change next week (example is cooking with coconut oil)
It is beneficial to eat clean and organic. I can go on and on about how messed up the food industry is. Additives to prolong shelf life, additives that cause addiction to a food product to make money.
How clean you want your diet to be is up to you. Clean meaning more organic whole foods...chemical, hormone free and non processed.
My personal decision on how clean my diet is........
I eat tuna packets. It's a solid Protein choice.
Any stevia that is store bought is extracted and processed. Still is a good choice for a sugar free substitute. It's not 100% clean eating. You can grow your own stevia plant, harvest and dry the leaves. Grind them in a coffee grinder.
You can grind almonds and extract the almond milk.
I don't have that kind of time and discipline.







My new psychiatrist wants me to go organic. To see if it will help with my depression and anxiety. It sounds like a huge pain in my ass.


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25 minutes ago, Walter.Sobchak said:


My new psychiatrist wants me to go organic. To see if it will help with my depression and anxiety. It sounds like a huge pain in my ass.

Might want to get clarification of what the psyc considers organic

True story, My neighbor is a genuine hippie from the 60's. Grinds her stevia, makes almond milk, deodorant and lotions to avoid chemicals. We will just say she prefers pot over prescribed pharmaceutical medications..I love her.

Organic meats and veggies are found in most stores. It's not that big of a deal for me to eat mostly organic. How you fuel your body will make you feel so much better.

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2 minutes ago, Walter.Sobchak said:

Cool.
I want to see about using medicinal marijuana, but my wife wont let me.

Happy wife happy life! ;)

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