Tilapia should be a go-to choice for everyone. See why!


Like other kinds of seafood, there are many health benefits to putting tilapia on the menu. It is full of essential vitamins and nutrients—like vitamin B₁₂, niacin, vitamin B6, and pantothenic acid—that your body needs. That is why the American Pregnancy Association recommends that pregnant women and children eat up to 12 ounces of it every week. You can benefit from eating tilapia, too.

Here are many health benefits associated with eating tilapia

➲Omega-3 AND Omega-6 fatty acids – Omega-3 fatty acids are generally considered to be anti-inflammatory while omega-6 fatty acids are pro-inflammatory.

➲Selenium – Tilapia is a great source of selenium which may reduce your risk of developing certain types of cancers.

➲Vitamin B₃ (Niacin) – Niacin aids in energy metabolism and, along with vitamin B₁₂, supports optimum nervous system function.

➲Vitamin B₁₂ – aids in the formation of red blood cells and nervous system chemical messengers or neurotransmitters.

➲Potassium – helps regulate heartbeat and blood pressure.

➲Phosphorous – helps form strong bones and teeth.

➲Protein – promotes healthy growth, tissue repair, and wound healing.

➲If you substitute tilapia for red meat in meals two or three times a week, you can reduce your overall intake of calories, fat, and cholesterol making it a great weight-loss food.

When choosing Tilapia or any other fish, you have at your service different kinds of premium and delightful ingredients to choose and add the flavor your taste buds need. This is available to everyone, even those who are confined to a specific diet.

A good way to cook Tilapia is no more than five minutes for each 1.30cm (0.5 inches) of thickness. The healthiest ways to prepare it is by grilling, broiling, baking, or pan-searing.

Ding, ding – Time to eat!

Geoffrey Nevine — IT Services and IT Consulting

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