Atkins diet allows different high protein fish and seafood to be included in your daily meals. Another benefit of the atkins diet is that protein intakes should be much higher than what other nutritionists say is enough. Some say that 1/2 a gram of protein per pound of body weight is enough. For a successful weight loss with Atkins diet, it is recommended to take minimum of 6 ounces of (weighed uncooked) protein at each meal. In this article we will cover the fish and seafood allowed on Atkins diet.
Seafood is a nutrient rich food that is a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals. Scientific studies continue to explore the relationship between the unique type of fat found in seafood, the omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, in the prevention or mitigation of common chronic diseases.
All fish including:
All shellfish including:
*Oysters and mussels are higher in carbs so limit to about 4 ounces per day.
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