Tilapia, A fish rich in amino acids.
Amino acids are compounds composed of amino group and a carboxyl group. These are the basis of proteins which are essential for the development of muscles in the human body.And it has a better backstory, too. According to biblical scholars, tilapia is the type of fish that Jesus used to feed the masses at the sea of Galilee. However, scientific studies have highlighted concerns about tilapia’s fat content. Several reports also raise questions surrounding tilapia farming practices. Although wild tilapis are native to Africa, the fish has been introduced throughout the world and is now farmed in over 135 countries. It is an ideal fish for farming because it doesn’t mind being crowded, grows quickly and consumes a cheap vegetarian diet. These qualities translate to a relatively inexpensive product compared to other types of seafood. China is the far the world’s largest producer of tilapia. They produce over 1.6 million metric tons annually and provide the majority of the United States’ tilapia imports. Tilapia is the name for several species of freshwater fish. Although farmed all over the world. China is the largest producer of this fish.