Tilapia is a type of fish that is mainly found on the shallow streams, ponds, rivers and lakes. It is the second most abundant fish in lake Victoria after omena.
This fish is shaped much like sunfish or crappie. It is easily identified by its interrupted lateral line characteristic. The scientific name of tilapia is Oreochromis niloticus.
Continuous consumption of tilapia has the following health benefits to an individual:
1. Tilapia is highly rich in vitamin B12. This vitamin helps your body to make the DNA, maintain its nervous system, and produce red blood cells.
2. One tilapia filet gives your body 12 milligrams of calcium. This mineral help in the strengthening of your bones. It also speed up the rate of blood clotting in case of a cut in your body.
3. Its consumption is highly recommended for children and for the women who are breastfeeding or pregnant. This is because it has the least amount of mercury possible.
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