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Old 11-05-2012, 08:05 AM   #1
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Popular Fish, Tilapia, Contains Potentially Dangerous Fatty Acid Combination
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It was indeed. Thanks for posting. It looks like America's favorite fish is worse for you than the cheap beef we keep getting warned about.
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They say their research revealed that farm-raised tilapia, as well as farmed catfish, "have several fatty acid characteristics that would generally be considered by the scientific community as detrimental." Tilapia has higher levels of potentially detrimental long-chain omega-6 fatty acids than 80-percent-lean hamburger, doughnuts and even pork bacon, the article says.
I've heard a bodybuilder mention about a year ago that they avoid tilapia. I guess this explains why.
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