The word "pescatarian” combines “vegetarian” and “pesce” which means fish in Italian. A Pescatarian diet closely resembles a vegetarian diet, consisting of plant-powered recipes and seafood dishes, whilst avoiding meat. Pescatarian meals also often contain dairy and eggs.
A pescatarian is similar to a vegetarian diet, excluding meat and poultry but with the inclusion of fish and seafood. Pescatarians primarly rely on plant-based food as well and dairy and fish for their protein. It's a flexible diet that allows for a variety of nutrient rich foods whilst avoiding meat.
Like vegetarians, pescatarians enjoy a variety of plant based products, dairy and eggs. However they also consume fish and seafood. Examples of some pescatarian foods include:
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A [vegetarian diet](https://www.greenchef.co.uk/diet-plans/vegetarian-diet) excludes meat, poultry, fish, and seafood. Whereas a pescatarian diet includes some seafood and fish. Some pescatarian meals include dairy and eggs.