What’s this I hear about tilapia being dangerous? I thought eating fish is good for you.
Answer (Published 10/28/2008)
Eating fish is good for you. But the type of fish matters - and this was true long before the alarming study about the potential drawbacks of tilapia was published in July 2008. I recommend consuming fish with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids.Dr Weil
Tilapia, an increasingly popular choice of fish in the South, may not be a healthy diet choice after all, according to research released today by Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
The researchers found that farm-raised tilapia — the fifth most popular fish consumed in the United States -- could be potentially dangerous to people dealing with heart disease, arthritis and asthma.www2.journalnow.com