Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Allergies Health Center

Font Size

Food Substitutes for Fish and Shellfish

If you have a fish or shellfish allergy, there aren’t really substitutes for either one.

Things to keep in mind:

Recommended Related to Allergies

Are Allergies Cramping Your Sex Life?

Here's a wild guess: When an allergy attack hits and leaves you sneezing and itching, with teary eyes and a nose that is runny and stuffed, you probably aren't much in the mood for romance. It may sound obvious that drippy noses don't bring out the sex kitten in people. But for the first time, a study has looked at the impact allergies have on our sex lives and found that many people with chronic allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, often put the kibosh on sex when symptoms are flaring. This new...

Read the Are Allergies Cramping Your Sex Life? article > >

  • Get healthy oils elsewhere. If you're looking for healthy omega-3 fatty acids found in fish, get them from plant sources instead. Walnuts, flaxseed oil, and canola oil can fill the bill.
  • Watch out for artificial seafood. Even foods like imitation crab meat may have fish or shellfish in it.

 

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD on October 25, 2012

Today on WebMD

man blowing nose
Make these tweaks to your diet, home, and lifestyle.
Allergy capsule
Breathe easier with these products.
 
cat on couch
Live in harmony with your cat or dog.
Woman sneezing with tissue in meadow
Which ones affect you?
 

woman sneezing
Slideshow
Bottle of allergy capsules and daisies
Article
 
Urban blossoms
Slideshow
Woman blowing nose
Slideshow
 

Send yourself a link to download the app.

Loading ...

Please wait...

This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

Thanks!

Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

Woman with itchy watery eyes
Slideshow
Allergy prick test
VIDEO
 
Man sneezing into tissue
Tools
woman with duster crinkling nose
Quiz