Is catfish good for you

Updated: 10/25/2022
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Farm raised and grain fed catfish is good for you. Wild caught should be avoided. It is naturally a bottom feeder and contains higher toxins (PCBs).

Unfortunately, the "taming" of the catfish has reduced its omega-3 content. Its still a very good source of protein.

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