What do pescatarians eat?
You’ve probably heard the expression, “you are what you eat.” It’s true! Food is our fuel and the food and drink that we consume determines the types of nutrients in our system and impact how well our mind and body are able to function. One of the most powerful tools that we have to transform our health is our diet. Eating the right foods and spices and avoiding the wrong ones could go a long way toward staving off everything from stomach trouble, to cancer and weight gain, say the experts at John Hopkins University.
Pescatarians eat a plant-based diet and focus on eating fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains and legumes. These foods are supplemented with moderate amounts seafood. The Posh Life Plan minimizes the use of highly refined foods like bleached flour and refined sugar and encourages you to eat foods that nourish your body and promote optimum long-term health.
Mediterranean eating of style.
The Posh Life Plan does not require you to eat seafood everyday. The diet is based on eating a variety of whole foods and plants. Set the intention to eat vegetables, fruits and whole grains first, then add the fish.
Government agencies from the U.S. to Australia provide guidelines that encourage everyone to eat fish twice a week for the numerous health benefits that it provides, which we will discuss in a separate section. With this in mind, you may be wondering if two days of fish is good, is eating fish every day even better?
The answer is a bit complicated. Since some seafood may contain toxins like mercury, there are specific recommendations for people that have weakened immune systems like young children and the elderly as well as pregnant or nursing mothers.
If you are inclined to eat fish on a daily basis make sure it’s the kind lowest in mercury and be sure to mix up the species. Try something new for each meal.