It is well known nowadays that what we fuel ourselves with, is the key to achieving our goals. Nutrition is as important, as exercise training for weight loss and all bodybuilders know the importance of packing in the protein after a workout. What we consume is not just important for physical benefit, there is a great deal of new research on how what we consume, can change how we feel.
The rise in plant-based has been exponential in recent years. Since 2014, it is claimed that plant-based diets have increased by 500%. This is not coincidental, especially considering how easy it is to buy and consume meat in Modern America. The truth about the meat industry is beginning to become more widely known and the serious ill effects, the regular consumption of red meat can cause. Conversely, the benefits of a plant-based diet are coming more to the fore.
Some researchers such as Dean Ornish actually suggest that a plant-based diet can reverse heart disease, caused by years of eating meat. In addition eating a lower fat, vegetarian diet will reduce the risk of diabetes and high blood pressure which commonly increased in middle-aged Americans. As if these benefits were not enough, plant-based foods increase your fiber intake and swapping meat for low fat, veggie alternatives will also help you lose weight.