Are you trying to lose your weight? Remember lose weight not your health. Ensure that you are taking enough protein in your diet. Sea food is a friendly food for the dieters. It is a Protein rich food. Fish will maintain your health especially when you are trying to lose weight. The high protein in fish will keep your blood sugar in balance and you'll avoid feeling tired, cranky and weak which often comes with dieting. The average number of calories per 100 grams of fish, which is roughly a 3.5 ounce serving, prepared steamed or grilled with no added fat, is as follow in some of the most popular varieties of fish: flounder has about 68 calories per serving cod has roughly 85 calories per serving, catfish averages 100 calories per serving & bass usually contains about 125 calories per average serving. Another type of fish is also dieter's friend: Shell fish. Even though some varieties of shellfish are slightly more caloric than broiled, grilled, or steamed whitefish, the unique flavor is very desirable to some. When prepared in a healthy manner, can still be used as staple for dieters. Shrimp is also low calorie sea food. Lobster, on average, contains about 120 calories per serving , when steamed. One of the least health varieties of fish from a standpoint of caloric & sodium content are sardines. The average number of calories per 3.5 ounce serving is 276 calories. For the serious dieters deep water fish tuna is best choice because it is low in saturated Fat, a good source of vitamin B6, Phosphorus & a very good source of Protein, Niacin, vitamin B12 & Selenium. It is low in fat and high in vitamins. Trout having 17g of protein & only about 3g of fat per serving is also good for dieters. Sea food is best for replacing red meat. The most important thing is the method of preparing fish. Broiled, grilled and steamed fish is mostly recommended for losing weight.