Stop Eating Tilapia ASAP! Read About the Disgusting Reasons Why!

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There is huge number of proofs that tilapia which is the third most eaten fish in America, is actually extremely harmful to our health, since it has been grown in China in terribly farming practices.

Undoubtedly, tilapia has achieveded its well spreading use because it is quite cheap and it can be easily bought boneless and skinless and is also really tasty. And if it was wild it would have been healthy.

However, the fact that the tilapia we eat today is farm-bred is the real problem. It is absolutely impossible to find wild tilapia in restaurant and even on the market.

There are several reasons why the farm-raised tilapia is not health. Actually, while farm-bred tilapia is fed on GMO corn and soy pellets, wild tilapia eats algae and lake plants.

Unfortunately, the farm-bred tilapia is actually deficient in the vital nutrients for your body. Instead, vital nutrients for your body, farm-bred tilapia provides a lot of harmful effects, including the following:

Higher Pesticides and Antibiotics

In general, farm-bred fish contain huge number of antibiotics and pesticides. Farmers usually give them antibiotics to keep them healthy, and this makes them more susceptible to diseases. In addition, farmers also use pesticides tokill sea lice. These pesticides make them so strong that they have the power to kill wild salmon when exposed to them accidentally.

High Dioxin Levels

Dioxins are very toxic, and they affect your proper body. The worst of all is that it can trigger cancer development. People that consume this fish, don’t know that tilapia contains higher dioxin levels which are up to 11 times more dioxins than the real wild tilapia. Moreover, when the dioxins get into the body, it take a long time to get out. Approximately 7-11 years is half of what really takes for dioxin to be discarded from the body.

Low Omega-3 to Omega-6 Ratios

Another huge difference between these two is that farm-raised tilapia contains less healthy nutrients than the wild one. Farm-raised tilapia also contains less protein than the wild one.

These fish are raised in pools, and that makes them fattier and they usually contain more omega 6 fatty acids, and overconsumption of omega 6 fatty acids increases the risk of inflammation. In farm-bred tilapia the omega 6 to omega 3 ratios are out of balance. Unfortunately that is very bad for our health because they have negative effect.


As a result of the resent researches, scientists find out that farm-bred tilapia can lead to inflammation. The consumption of tilapia can cause a lot of diseases including arthritis, heart disease and asthma. It is a fact that tilapia has more serious risk factors for inflammation than hamburgers and bacon.

Cancer Causing Pollutants

Anyway the worst about feeding tilapia is that one of the main ingredients in the feed is duck waste, pig waste and chicken poop.  In general, farmed-raised fish is 10 times more cancerous than wild tilapia.


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