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How much calcium is in tilapia?

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One tilapia filet gives your body 12 milligrams of calcium. This mineral makes your bones stronger, helps your blood clot, and tells your muscles to contract and your heart to beat.

From: Health Benefits of Tilapia WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute: "Tilapia." Delaware Sea Grant: "Tilapia." Harvard Health Publishing: "Flap Over Tilapia Sends Wrong Message," "No Need to Avoid Healthy Omega-6 Fats." National Institutes of Health: "Omega-3 Fatty Acids," "Selenium." Mayo Clinic: "Omega-6 Fatty Acids: Can They Cause Heart Disease?" BreastCancer.org: "Portion size." U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Fish, tilapia, raw."






Piedmont Healthcare: "Why is protein important in your diet?" National Osteoporosis Foundation: "Calcium/vitamin D." Environmental Defense Fund: "Tilapia." NYC.gov: "Eat Fish, Choose Wisely: Protect Against Mercury."


FDA: "Selecting and Serving Fresh and Frozen Seafood Safely."

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on July 07, 2019

SOURCES: University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute: "Tilapia." Delaware Sea Grant: "Tilapia." Harvard Health Publishing: "Flap Over Tilapia Sends Wrong Message," "No Need to Avoid Healthy Omega-6 Fats." National Institutes of Health: "Omega-3 Fatty Acids," "Selenium." Mayo Clinic: "Omega-6 Fatty Acids: Can They Cause Heart Disease?" BreastCancer.org: "Portion size." U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Fish, tilapia, raw."






Piedmont Healthcare: "Why is protein important in your diet?" National Osteoporosis Foundation: "Calcium/vitamin D." Environmental Defense Fund: "Tilapia." NYC.gov: "Eat Fish, Choose Wisely: Protect Against Mercury."


FDA: "Selecting and Serving Fresh and Frozen Seafood Safely."

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on July 07, 2019

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