Tilapia

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Tilapia

The name tilapia applies to a very broad range of fish (more than a hundred species, in fact), but they are actually a form of cichlid fish, one of the most diverse varieties of fish in the world. Tilapia is a lean white fish that has a wide variety of associated health benefits when eaten as part of a healthy diet. Compared to other seafood, tilapia has a lower level of mercury, making it a good seafood choice for pregnant women and children.

Nutritionals

  • Protein
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Selenium
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin B12
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorous
  • Niacin

Health Benefits

  • Protein aids in muscle growth/development
  • Promotes cardiovascular health
  • Helps strengthen bones
  • Great for weight management