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Is tilapia really bad for you?

Asked: Jason Michaud, Last Updated:

Tilapia is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein, both of which are important for good health. Choosing tilapia from a responsible source can reduce the risks to health. Consumers can look for the country of origin or the Ocean Wise symbol to check the source of their fish.

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