There was a time when tuna was everyone’s favorite fish. Unfortunately, in recent years, it has lost its seat as the nation’s top choice for seafood to the lowly shrimp. This is, in a big part, due to the bad press that arose around the discovery of an unfortunate mercury content in certain cans of tuna. However, our Japanese restaurant in Seattle wants to remind you of the many great health benefits of the amazing tuna fish.
Tuna is one of the fatty fish. This probably sounds bad, but it actually means that it is a superior source of the crucial omega-3 fatty acids that keep your circulation system healthy. It is also stuffed with nutritious, low-cholesterol protein, providing you with twenty-five grams of protein in three ounces of fish. Further, it’s a good source of valuable nutrients like phosphorus, vitamin B12, niacin, and selenium. These help you by stabilizing your blood sugar, reinforcing your immune system, and eliminating carcinogenic chemicals from your body. Ultimately, the benefits of a low-mercury serving of tuna far outweigh the possible drawbacks. Come and indulge in tuna again with our spicy tuna roll, our tuna sashimi, and much, much more!