Most pescetarians maintain a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet with the addition of fish and shellfish.

Benefits of a Pescatarian Diet

  • Reduce your risk for heart and cardiovascular diseases
  • Reduce your risk of stroke
  • Reduce your risk of osteoporosis
  • Reduce your risk of obesity
  • Reduce your risk of diabetes
  • Reduce your risk of arthritis
  • Reduce your risk of high blood pressure
  • Reduce your risk of some types of cancer

Things to avoid when on a Pescatarian Diet

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Lamb
  • Turkey
  • Wild game

Things to eat when on a Pescatarian Diet

  • Whole grains and grain products
  • Legumes and their products, including beans, lentils, tofu and hummus
  • Nuts and nut butters, peanuts and seeds
  • Seeds, including hemp, chia and flax seeds
  • Dairy, including yogurt, milk and cheese
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Fish and shellfish
  • Eggs
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