All About the Pescatarian Diet

Happy National Pescatarian Month, Seafoodies! We hope that many of you have been celebrating with us and have jumped into the “Go Pescatarian” challenge. We are excited to sponsor the first-ever National Pescatarian Month. For those of you who are new to the concept, we want to dive a little deeper into the pescatarian diet, its history and share some reasons why you might want to consider adopting it for at least a few days a week.  So, for this blog post we are switching from our tummies to our brains as we learn a little more about what it means to “Go Pescatarian.” So, What Exactly is a Pescatarian Diet When you hear someone is a pescatarian, you may wonder what that means. The word “pescatarian” stems from the Italian word for fish (pesce) and combines with the English word “vegetarian.” More and more Americans are choosing to eat a pescatarian diet, which is primarily a seafood- and plant-based diet (vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds and legumes). Benefits of a Pescatarian Diet Experts say that “going pescatarian” offers many health benefits, such as helping to support heart health, reduce the risk of diabetes, lower chronic systemic inflammation, protect […]

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