Nutritionists, cardiologists and oncologists all agree the benefits of a plant based diet extend well beyond the extremely positive impact on the environment.
In fact, you can become a part time-vegetarian, but not a full time vegetarian and still reap tremendous health benefits!
I was a vegan before a couple of years ago, then a vegetarian. Today I simply consume more plants and less meat.
The science has proved that plant based diets eradicate chronic diseases and prevents the development of cancer!
The American Institute For Cancer Research strongly recommends elimination of processed meats and limitation of red meat. Many eminent doctors, scientists, dietitians and institutions such as AICR recommend plant based diet!
The study that was conducted by Cornel University has shown that it is not enough to gain anti-oxidants from supplements! In fact, we should consume while veggies and fruits because there is a synergistic effect from combining phyto inherent in natural foods and naturally occurring anti-oxidants!
The latest research has proved that 1/3 of all cancer deaths in America could be prevented by including more veggies and fruits in our diets!
We should definitely implement more plants in our diet!
According to the study that was conducted by Loma Linda University, vegetarian diets have shown far more protective effects compared to non-vegetarian plans. This study included 70,000 participants where the researchers proved that non-vegetarian participants had significantly higher incidence of cancer.
Going Plant Based Is Ideal For Weight Loss
Many people start diet regimens every year but only a few are seeing results! Believe or not, but 85% of the people who stick to a diet regimen end up it all back within 1 year! If you really want to achieve long term results, you should follow the three diet beliefs below:
Calories In – Calories Out: you should definitely spend your time making healthy meals with whole ingredients than counting every calorie you consume!
You can get far better results by going vegetarian.
Do not ignore the statistic that 10% of US adults or 22.8 million people are vegetarian and in a country where over 65% of the people are obese or overweight, vegetarians weight 3-20% less than regular eaters.
Even without other lifestyle changes, healthy vegetarian diet will definitely lead you to healthier weight and body!
Despite you will get rid of the excess fat and pounds, vegetarian lifestyle go beyond the process of weight loss. These people have fewer cases of rheumatoid arthritis, dementia, diabetes, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
One of the greatest benefits of vegetarian regimen is that you swap out high calorie foods such as fatty meats and then fill-up on fiber-filled veggies and fruits that keep you feel full!
Plant based diet keeps you full without piling on pounds. These foods are extremely rich in nutrients and used as fuel by your organism!
Exercising Off Excess: you can NOT exercise enough to make up for an unhealthy foods, no matter how many hours you spend walking on. Many studies have proved that food is three times more important for losing weight than physical activity!
Cutting Out Fat: cutting fat from your nutrition is likely to be harmful because it will leave you crabby and hungry besides.
Why You Should Become Vegetarian
The latest study that was published by Forza – nutrition company, vegetarians lose weight twice as fast compared to their meat eating people!
One of the most interesting stories about vegetarians is that going meatless becomes more of a lifestyle but less like a diet! We would recommend you to make long term lifestyle changes instead of the idea of short “dieting”.
Here Is How To Make Vegetarianism Effective
Many vegetarians are overweight and obese today because they do not fill their diets with healthy foods but snack on empty calories in potato chips and sodas. In order to prevent any problem from developing, you have to make sure to consume fill of the following three nutrients:
Protein: you should increase the consumption of tofu, lentils, beans and veggie burger in order to get your fill!
Calcium: soy milk, orange juice, broccoli, beans, collards and kale are extremely rich sources of calcium.
Vitamin B12: you aren’t willing to down a glass of milk, consider taking a daily supplement, because this essential vitamin is only present in animal products
2-Day Meal Plan
- Day 1
- Breakfast: prepare vegan smoothie by combining 2 tbsp of almond butter and banana.
- Mild-Morning: 1 baked sweet potato, cucumber salad with avocado and cherry tomatoes and a bowl of lentil soup!
- Lunch: kale salad with an apple and handful of pumpkin seed, veggie burger
- Post-Workout: vegan protein shake, banana, quinoa wrap with sweet ginger dressing & edamame
- Dinner: veggie chili
- Before go to sleep: a tbsp of almond butter and vegan protein shake.
- Breakfast: vegan protein shake and a bowl of steel-cut oatmeal
- Mid Morning: 1 cucumber, a handful of strawberries, a handful of grapes and apple
- Lunch: vegan protein shake, mixture between sprouts, artichokes and beans, salad with mixed greens
- Post-Workout: natural almond butter with celery sticks
- Dinner: small salad with mixed greens, veggie burrito with avocado, beans and quinoa
- Before Go To Sleep: mixed nuts and vegan protein shake.