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Health Experts Are Warning People To Stop Eating Tilapia

Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimer's Disease, Tilapia, China, omega 6 fatty acids )

- 846 days ago -
Tilapia contains a TON of omega-6 fatty acids, which are terrible for you. The quantity of omega-6 in tilapia is higher than a hamburger or bacon. Arachidonic acid in Tilapia significantly increases the type of inflammatory damage that precedes Alzheimers


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Freya H (345)
Tuesday February 21, 2017, 4:41 pm
I stopped eating fish a while back - I miss sushi, but I'm managing - but am glad to get this advice in case I "backslide."

Sue L (73)
Tuesday February 21, 2017, 6:56 pm
I like tilapia but it is usually farm raised which is definitely less healthy for you. I'm not sure just how bad the Omega-6 fatty acids are for you because I know they are in healthy foods such as eggs, pumpkin seeds, walnuts and whole grain breads. I'll have to check this out further.

Sheryl G (359)
Tuesday February 21, 2017, 7:00 pm
Please do Sue, I've read other articles about this fish, none of it was good. They are sending our good fish all over the world and importing the fish that isn't as good for us. Has caused our good fish to go up in price due to world demand now.

Darren Woolsey (218)
Tuesday February 21, 2017, 10:36 pm
Shared news article over social media to raise and spread awareness.

Animae C (509)
Tuesday February 21, 2017, 10:50 pm
i have never heard of Tilapia!
Will research it.

TY Dande

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 21, 2017, 11:00 pm
Another reminder why i'm loving life as a Vegan. Shared thx Dandelion

Dawnie W (250)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 12:14 am
❤️Noted...Thanking you kindly....Very interesting, never heard of these fish. Guess one learns something every day. I went on the internet and found out they are a pest here in NSW and have to be killed. They were bought here and let loose by some bright spark who had his lights on but no one at home. So they are on the murder list.❤️

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Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 3:23 am
I gave up eating fish, because it's so difficult, which you can eat and also the overfishing and farm-fishing is a reason for me. I'm trying to cover my omega fat needs via vegetable oils and nuts.
Thanks Dandelion

Winn A (179)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 6:40 am

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 7:27 am
Noted, Thanks

W. C (7)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 8:05 am
Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 9:21 am
Studies have found that tilapia farms can cause inflammation. Tilapia can worsen inflammation that can lead to arthritis, heart disease, asthma and other health problems.

Dioxin levels are 11 times higher on the farm compared to wild fish. Dioxin is a toxic substance that can cause cancer and other complications. The problem is that when it comes into our system it needs a lot of time for you to get out of it. Dioxin can live for about 7-11 years.

Dibutyltin oxide, chemicals used in PVC plastic is said to be 6 times higher in rural areas compared to wild fish. Dibutyltin may be the main reason for the increase in asthma, allergies and other metabolic disorders in recent years.

Tilapia? NO THANKS!

Sheila D (194)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 10:32 am
No longer eat any seafood...just too much risk since we aren't told where it comes from, or are lied to about the source because sellers don't really know either. Thanx Dandelion.

William C (0)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 11:26 am

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 12:54 pm
Noted, Thank you

TOM TREE (247)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 1:42 pm
Interesting ... Thank You 4 Sharing .....

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 2:28 pm

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday February 22, 2017, 5:48 pm
Been hearing about Tilapia having problems for many years. Since that time I stopped eating it. Thanks Dandelion

Margie FOURIE (148)
Thursday February 23, 2017, 1:02 am
We had tilapia on our smallholding 30 years ago. They were called the Kariba bream.

Arild Warud (174)
Thursday February 23, 2017, 2:12 am
Will stay away from Tilapia next time I'm in the US,thanks for the info Sheryl.
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