Is catfish or tilapia better for you?

Chef's answer
Tilapia is also a viable choice when looking for leaner seafood options but contains fewer omega-3s than catfish. Additionally, catfish is a favorable choice no matter what stage of life you're in.8 Sep 2020
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Be sure to soak the fillets in buttermilk (or whole milk) first, because it really improves the flavor of the fish. Freshwater fish sometimes have a "muddy" flavor, and the milk will neutralize or wash out that undesired after-taste.12 Nov 2011
Catfish is low in calories and packed with lean protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. It's particularly rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fats and vitamin B12. It can be a healthy addition to any meal, though deep frying adds far more calories and fat than dry heat cooking methods like baking or broiling.
While leaner fish contain fewer omega-3s than oily fish, tilapia and catfish (for example) still provide a healthy dose of these heart-healthy omega-3s. Tilapia is also low in total and saturated fats and high in protein, an exceptional nutrition combination. ... Eat this instead: Stick with domestic, farm-raised catfish.15 Jun 2020
The National Institutes of Health funded study by Weaver and colleagues looked at the favorable omega-3 fatty acid content and unfavorable omega-6 contents of commonly eaten fish and found that while catfish and tilapia contain both, they contain a high amount of unfavorable omega-6 fat.3 Jan 2021
Blue catfishBlue catfish are very good to eat. Fresh baits such as cut fish, shrimp, chicken liver, and processed catfish bait are best, while bait casting and bottom fishing are popular angling methods.
There are two types of food poisoning you can get from eating fish. They are ciguatera poisoning and scombroid poisoning. Ciguatera poisoning symptoms include abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Symptoms can progress to headache, muscle aches, and itchy, tingly, or numbness of the skin.9 Apr 2020
Undercooked fish can still have live parasites, so be sure to thoroughly cook fish and to only eat raw fish that is parasite-free. Toxins in seafood are particularly dangerous because they cannot be smelled or tasted. They can cause severe illness, including scombroid and ciguatera fish poisoning.
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