At first glance Tilapia seems like a dream come true for bodybuilders… but there is a good reason to avoid it.

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It’s no secret that fish is a key food group that are very beneficial to bodybuilders. In a recent video from Phil Heath – he claims that Tilapia is his fish of choice as he gets closer to a competition. This is because Tilapia has very little fat and very high protein. A perfect combination for bodybuilders.

But upon taking a closer look, Tilapia might not be the best option for bodybuilders looking to perfect their diet and physique. Jerry Brainum digs through reports to reveal that while Tilapia is low in fat and high in protein… it contains other fatty acids that could lead to joint pain and is more prone to getting you food poisoning. Get the complete straight facts in our episode above!

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