Paid PostPosted on Sep 1, 20215 Tasty Truths That’ll Hook You On TunaBy the end of this post, you’ll be a hardcore albacore fan!by Bumble Bee TunaBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Tuna is an excellent source of high-quality protein and essential vitamins. Not only is tuna a protein powerhouse, but it’s also packed with important vitamins and minerals like vitamins A, D, and B6; iron; and omega-3 essential fatty acids. Plus, it’s low in fat and calories! 2. Not all tuna are the same. Did you know there are a variety of tuna species? 15 to be exact! The four most common species you’ll come across are albacore, bluefin, skipjack, and yellowfin, and they can vary in flavor, color, and nutritional content. 3. You’re probably not eating enough seafood. Ninety percent of the US population is consuming below the recommended amount of seafood. It's recommended to have 8 ounces of seafood per week for those on a diet of 2,000 calories a day. So c’mon and get your seafood on! 4. Tuna is super versatile! Tuna is the perfect blank canvas to whip up a creative and protein-packed dish. Add a twist on a classic with this Spicy Tuna Melt, create a creamy Tuna Alfredo for the perfect comfort meal, or even try this flavorful Spicy Tuna Hand Roll. 5. Tuna is convenient. Bumble Bee Tuna is a shelf-stable pantry item and comes in a variety of convenient packages. The traditional can is classic and can be easily stored and used across multiple culinary applications once opened and drained. Bumble Bee Pouches are an easy on-the-go way to enjoy tuna — no draining or can opener required! And they come in a variety of fun flavors, like Lemon and Pepper. What are you waiting for? Start enjoying Bumble Bee Tuna today! Illustrations by Daniel Blaushild for BuzzFeedAdditional sources for this post can be found here.