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J-Rock 11-01-2008 05:04 PM

Drink Black or Green Tea with your fish
For those who eat lots of tuna that worry about mercury I read in Men's Health that if you drink black or green tea with your fish it could block the toxins (mercury) from entering your blood by up to 92%. It is said the catechins in the tea may react with the mercury to create a new compound that cannot be absorbed into the body during digestion.

john917v 11-02-2008 07:19 PM

I had never heard that. Thanks! I'm gonna try that next time I eat tuna!

mad matt 11-03-2008 02:46 AM

A good post, i eat shit loads of the stuff.

ChinPieceDave667 11-03-2008 07:36 AM

I just read that article this weekend. :)

EricT 11-03-2008 11:12 AM

Somebody want to link that?

ChinPieceDave667 11-03-2008 12:10 PM

This isn't the article but it backs what is said.

J-Rock 11-03-2008 06:23 PM

john917v 11-05-2008 10:44 AM

I like reading those type of articles. They have some in Muscular Development, and other Pro BB mags. Other than the pictures, the research/studies columns are the only things worth looking at in them. :)

Health Guru 11-05-2008 12:02 PM

I have actually heard this before, from very profesional nutritionists and trainers.

Green tea is actually very beneficial for any diet: it cleanses your body, so I would say that the idea makes sense.

hrdgain81 11-05-2008 06:16 PM

Just dont forget that there are mass amounts of caffeine in green and black tea. Not anything to be alarmed about, but something to be aware of if you drink a lot of it.

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