What is Pescetarianism?
Pescetarianism is the practice of a diet that includes seafood but not the flesh of other animals, vegetables and fish are their only source of meat. This diet is often referred to as the transition or the early stage of becoming a full vegetarian.
Who follows this diet?
Usually people who wants to lose weight, people who have health issues, or people who wants to have a healthier diet. Some people also believe that it is a sin to kill big animals with a similar intelligence as us, human beings. The pescetarian lifestyle is often adopted by people in transition to becoming or by those interested in a healthier, more ethical, and environmentally friendly way of life.
Why do people follow the diet?
Mainly for ethical and health reasons. Some of the reasons people become Pescetarians are:
What food do pescetarians eat and not eat?
Mainly focused on vegetables, but can consume any seafood (Fish, clam, squid). They cannot eat any type of meat (pork, beef)
What are the advantages and disadvantages?
In what ways can people overcome any disadvantages?
Avoid eating particular type of fish with high in toxins