as a clinical nutritionist, I believe that pescata diet can promote long-term health. But what is it? The pescata diet is vegetarian, including fish and seafood. We idiots get protein from fish, eggs, dairy products and plant sources such as beans, nuts and seeds. If you do choose to switch to the pescata diet, you will benefit from the well-known vegetarian lifestyle, as well as many omega-3 fatty acids from fish, which make this diet a strong link to long-term health. There are pitfalls to pay attention to in any diet. We need to be careful about overfishing our oceans, so eating mainly vegetarian and occasionally fish can help. In addition, limit your fish consumption to less than 3 ounces per week to avoid PCB and heavy metal consumption: Tuna, swordfish, shark and tilapia. Whenever possible, try to avoid sardines, anchovies, clams, mussels and oysters in the food chain. When choosing the seafood you want to eat, be sure to consult Monterey Bay Aquarium's seafood watch mobile app.
1. You will add anti-inflammatory fat to your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids are not representative in typical American diet. It consists of a large number of factory cultured meat, wheat, sugar and refined vegetable oil. All foods in the standard American diet (SAD) can cause inflammation in the body, which can lead to heart disease or even autoimmune diseases if consumed in large quantities for a long time. On the other hand, the food of pescatarians, such as cod, salmon, farmed eggs, walnuts and pumpkin seeds, contains a lot of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce body inflammation. A diet centered on these foods can increase energy, improve health, and even lose weight.
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2. Adding fatty fish to your diet twice a week can reduce triglycerides, according to the American Heart Association. A study conducted by the Eastern University of Finland found that increasing the intake of high-fat fish to three or four meals a week increased the concentration of HDL. HDL is a good cholesterol that helps prevent heart disease. Now listen to me: why the obsession of Americans with "happiness" makes us feel completely stressed. When you're vegan or vegan, you get vitamins D and B-12. Vitamin D is essential for the health of teeth and bones and for the normal functioning of the immune system. Vitamin B-12 is necessary for energy production. But the content of vitamin B-12 in sardines, salmon, tuna and COD is higher than that in terrestrial animals, and the content of vitamin D in salmon is higher than that in milk. If you insist on using wild caught fish and seafood approved by the Seafood Watch app or sustainably farmed fish and seafood, you will eliminate antibiotics and growth hormones from your diet, and then you will eliminate growth hormones and antibiotics that are ingested by factory farmed animals. On factory farms, antibiotics are heavily abused to prevent animals from getting sick, not just to treat sick animals. In fact, the NRDC estimates that more than 29 million pounds of antibiotics are used in animal feed each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), because of this overuse, drug-resistant bacteria are promoted in the food supply and eventually lead to drug-resistant infections in humans.
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5. By reducing our dependence on factory farms, you will be able to protect the environment more easily, and we can start to repair the environment. The amount of natural resources (such as water) used for factory farms is huge, and local water sources are polluted by runoff. The cultivation of rainforest for livestock is a kind of damage to the earth's ecosystem, and according to human society, the greenhouse gases emitted by this farming method are causing global warming.
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6. You will bring more mindfulness to your taste. Bringing mindfulness practice to your plate can include thinking about where your food comes from and how it reaches your fork. It's shocking that 99% of the meat on the market comes from factory bred animals, which will suffer terrible environmental impact before entering the slaughterhouse. Some of them even got sick when they arrived, but they were sold as food anyway. When you educate yourself about seafood choices and carefully choose the seafood you eat, you will contribute to your health and the health of the planet.
7. The pescata diet can be much cheaper than the omnivorous diet, especially the ancient diet that focused on high-quality animal products. The source of protein is usually the most expensive thing you have in the grocery store, and high-quality fish and seafood can also become expensive. But they don't need to be eaten often. Eating fish only two or three times a week is enough to give your body the benefits of a beskata diet. If you are in a tight corner, a small saving trick is to buy sustainable salmon cans (and canned sardines, if you can learn to love them just like we love them), and only need a small portion of their fresh or frozen counterparts.
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What do you think? Have you ever eaten the food of the beskata people? Or are you already a beskata? How good is diet for you? Can you think about giving it a try? Why or why not? Please leave a message below and let us know.
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