Should you eat more fish? Thinking about becoming a seafood eater? Before you decide yes or no to eating seafood (or more of it!), here's all the info you'll ever need, plus a list of the best fish to eat for health. And yes, I've been researching whether you should eat fish or not for oh about...19 years!
I gave up meat 19 years ago. At the
time, I'd only tasted shrimp once and had never had any other seafood. I was perfectly content with this decision, until recently when...drum roll...! I started eating seafood. Yup, I'm
officially a pescatarian!
Making the switch from a 100% plant-based diet to one that features seafood was important for my health, and I'll tell you why in just a second. Is eating more seafood a great fit for you, too? Keep on reading to learn all the ways our under-the-sea friends can boost your well-being (ahem, omega-3s!). In the meantime, I'll be cooking up some salmon and other heart-healthy fish for lunch today.
Hi, I'm a Pescatarian!
Yup, I'm a pescatarian now! After 19 years of eating a solely vegetarian diet, I've started noshing on tender and flaky seafood! Why the sudden change? I listened to my body. It's really that simple. Get all the details about my new eating style (yup, it's still plant based!), plus the health benefits of seafood, in my new Instagram post, in which I announced my big news! And don't forget to press the "follow" button if you haven't already.
The Best Fish to Eat for
If you're like me and are completely new to eating seafood, you might be at least slightly overwhelmed by the variety of fish you can purchase. Or maybe you've recently decided to eat more fish and could use some intel. Luckily, this guide from INSIDER, in which I chat about the best heart-healthy fish you can snag, is here to help. Now, you can spend less time feeling confused in the seafood department and more time savoring those delicious fish meals!