Tuna Fish


Tuna Health Benefits:
Cardiovascular disorders | High Blood pressure | Boosts Immunity | Circulation (improves) | Depression | High Cholesterol | Eyes | Muscle and Bones | Skin | Cancer | Obesity | Anti-inflammatory | Diabetes II | 
Tuna Nutrition Facts:
Serving size: 100 g (Fish, Tuna, light, canned in water, drained solids)

Nutrients Amount
Water 78.14  g
Energy 86 kcal
Protein 19.44 g
Total lipid (fat) 0.96 g
Minerals
Calcium, Ca 17 mg
Iron, Fe 1.63 mg
Magnesium, Mg 23 mg
Phosphorus, P 139 mg
Potassium, K 179 mg
Sodium, Na 247 mg
Zinc, Zn 0.69 mg
Vitamins
Thiamin 0.03 mg
Riboflavin 0.084 mg
Niacin 10.136 mg
Vitamin B-6 0.319 mg
Folate, DFE 4 µg
Vitamin B-12 2.55 µg
Vitamin A, RAE 17 µg
Vitamin A, IU 57 IU
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 0.33 mg
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 1.2 µg
Vitamin D 47 IU
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 0.2 µg
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.211 g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 0.107 g
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.277 g
Fatty acids, total trans 0.002 g
Cholesterol 36 mg

Source: USDA Nutrient Database No. 28

Tuna Health Benefits:
Heart Disease:
Tuna has very high amounts of omega-3-fatty acids that has lot of benefits to curtail heart disease. Omega - 3-fatty acid reduces the levels of harmful Omega-6-fatty acids and excess cholesterol levels from blood vessels. It also contains high amounts of potassium, that helps reduce blood pressure and prevents the risk of heart attacks and stroke.

Antioxidants:
Vitamin C, Zinc, Manganese and Selenium are some of potent antioxidants present in Tuna. All of these compounds scavenge free radicals and prevent onset of diseases like cancer, inflammatory disorders and other chronic diseases. In addition, Tuna contains more than 200% of daily recommended levels of selenium, making this fish very beneficial for health.

Improves Circulation:
High concentration of iron and vitamin B complex compounds play an important role in formation of red blood cells. Moreover, iron present in Tuna fish also improves the oxygen-carrying capacity of blood and ensures proper functioning of all the body organs.