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Fish sticks.. Good or bad?

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Started by REDsparkles11, Aug 02, 2011 11:44 PM
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    REDsparkles11

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Posted August 2, 2011 - 11:44 PM

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So I bought some Fish sticks from Costco that are by the brand Trident. I have already tried one bag before hand, and they are great, and only lightly breaded... I have lost almost 50 lbs. So Im figuring they should be ok to eat for lunch, I usually only have 3 or 4, and their very small. What do you guys think? Its a super easy way for me to get the protein from the fish... Just wanted to know if anyone else has tried them :) Thanks bunches! Kayla


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Posted August 3, 2011 - 9:27 AM

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I would say it really depends on the calories, fat and nutrition you get from those vs a red snapper filet or slice of grilled salmon. Do you not usually like fish and that's why you want them in something that tastes like junk food? I haven't tried them.

I usually treat myself to a really nice piece of fish - I'll go to Whole Foods and choose a salmon filet from the butcher case, or some fresh red snapper or haddock, and either grill it on a plank on the barbeque, bake it with white wine and lemon in foil, or pan sear it. I'm trying like crazy to stay away from extra carbs.


    REDsparkles11

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Posted August 3, 2011 - 10:34 AM

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I eat alot of salmon fillets and tilapia for dinner, but I just like the fish sticks for lunch because their easy, and they DO NOT taste like junk food, nor are they, Their calories are very low, and high protein, and I always stay inside my calorie range. Its not that I like them because their like junk food, I stay away from junk :)


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Posted August 3, 2011 - 11:01 AM

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If the calories are low, I say go for it :)


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Posted August 3, 2011 - 10:44 PM

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Hey girl that's actually a good idea for a quick meal especially since I hate fish! I've been thinking about replacing a lot of beef with lo-fat ground turkey but the only fish I eat is tuna salad sometimes. Fishsticks would be a good no red meat meal for me. Thanks for the idea.:rolleyes:


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Posted August 4, 2011 - 12:06 AM

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I was eating Dr Pragers potato-crusted fish sticks which are gluten free. I found them to be really easy to have on those days where I needed something to cook without thinking about it too much. They are pretty healthy and easy.

Now, I tend to eat more vegan than vegetarian with an occasional piece of fish but plan on eliminating fish altogether.


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Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:26 AM

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I think I bought the same large bag of Fish Sticks at Costco you are referring to.

I am not a calorie/carb counter. With me and my band, how much I eat is very limited.
Yesterday I cooked 5 of these fish sticks, along with some mixed veggies as a side.
Out of 5, I could only eat 2-1/2. Ate 1/2 the veggies, and that was it for dinner. Had yogurt with fruit later for dessert.

I don't count calories, but I do count my protein intake daily. So the foods I choose to eat are based upon that. And if I'm looking for high protein foods, there is no room for junk food.



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Posted August 4, 2011 - 10:23 AM

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One of my favorite meals is baked fish sticks and home canned green beans. Typically I'll have 4-6 fish sticks and 1/2-1 cup beans. Sometimes less.


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Posted August 7, 2011 - 2:30 PM

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I dont really know if they are good or bad but I'm going to try them :). thanks for sharing the brand as I;m looking for something fast and easy for lunch.


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