Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Health Benefits of Tuna For Diet, Pregnant Women and Kids

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of HealthyTuna.com. All opinions are 100% mine.

Do you have any idea of what are the best ways to lose weight? Many people think that skipping meals is one of the best ways to cut calories and burn out fats easily but in the end they failed to lose weight. There are different useful ways to burn out calories and all it takes is self discipline! Drink plenty amount of water and replace those beverages that are high in calories. Exercise regularly and choose your meal properly. Choosing the right meal is the most important thing to consider in your diet. Pay attention to food labels and know how to find food’s caloric content and its serving size. Eat Fruits and more “veggies.” Choose meals that are low in carbohydrates and high in protein like chicken meats and fish. Among all seafood dishes, I prefer to eat Tuna. Tuna, especially the White albacore Tuna, is great and healthy. Tuna is high in protein which is good and low in fat. The good thing about this fish is that you can cook it in many different ways and you can serve it anytime, no matter its breakfast, lunch or dinner. Tuna contains Omega 3 which is very healthy and has proven effective to prevent cancer and other heart diseases! Aside from these health benefits that a healthy tuna can give, did you know that Tuna is also helpful for pregnant women? Women tend to stay away from fish that are high in mercury like shark, mackerel, swordfish, and tilefish but then a scientific study was just released in which the findings shows that women who skip seafood during pregnancy could be putting themselves in danger for depression. Nutrients you can get from tuna and other seafood like the omega 3 fatty acid called DHA is very helpful for brain and eye development of babies. Other nutrients we can gain from eating seafood like Tuna are vitamin D and calcium which are very important for a healthy pregnancy.
Good thing there are Tuna and other seafood that are available in cans and they are very easy to prepare as well. Just add mayonnaise and egg and you got “Tuna Spread” in an instant. You can make “Tuna Salad” by mixing your Tuna with other healthy veggies. This Tuna Spread and Tuna Salad and the classic Tuna Sandwich are perfect for breakfast and if you are creative enough and you have skills in cooking, you can serve spaghetti by topping tuna and tomato sauce on it!

This Grilled Albacore Sandwich is perfect meal for lunch or dinner. It’s very easy to prepare yet, very healthy too! To eat healthy means to live healthy. It is very easy to lose weight and all it takes is discipline. Choose the right meal and know what you’re eating is the key to a healthy lifestyle!

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