"After weighing the pros and cons of many diets, from low fat to high protein and everything in between I have come to believe a plant based diet... helps my patients achieve their health goals more effectively." ~ Dr. Neal Barnard, M.D.
Processed foods and sugars deplete your energy. Processed foods provide calories and require the body to work to metabolize them, but they don't contribute to your daily nutritional needs very well.
Plant based foods are packed with anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals. They help your body function in its every day duties as well as provide the tools to heal and re-balance.
When you eat a healthy, plant based diet you may notice your energy, stamina and mood improving!
Because plants are full of nutrients, they help give your body the vitamins and minerals it needs to keep itself in balance. Deficiencies or insufficiencies can lead to very specific symptoms and disease states. Plants also provide fiber to aid the elimination of toxins, cholesterol and waste products, This reduces the body's toxic load and rick of disease.
Studies show that plant based diets reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, dementia, obesity and so many others.
The nutrients and poly phenols in plant based foods have many qualities. They reduce inflammation, promote detoxification and balance hormones. Balanced hormones mean that women can eliminate painful cramps and PMS. These plant foods gently re-balance the hormones that contribute to women's health - their cycle and even libido.
Studies show that eating a plant based diet promotes healthy ovulation and reduces your risk of endometriosis, fibroids and PCOS.
"Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet." ~ Albert Einstein.
We teach you everything you need to know about plant based eating. We take you step by step so you learn about nutrients you need and the best foods for your optimal health.
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Our programs are based on the latest in scientific research. With all the confusion about 'diets' there is one thing for sure.. plants rule!
Our focus is NOT on losing weight and depriving yourself but on eating nutritious foods so that you achieve your ideal weight.
If you've been told you need to eat more plant foods, chances are you imagine boring leaves. We give you all the tools to have super delicious meals.
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"Despite the strong body of evidence favoring plant-based diets, including studies showing a willingness of the general public to embrace them, many physicians are not stressing the importance of plant-based diets as a first-line treatment for chronic illnesses."
"In a 2006 article in Nutrition Review, authors Berkow and Barnard conclude that plant-based dietary patterns should be encouraged for optimal health. "
"In the Lifestyle Heart Trial, Ornish found that 82% of patients with diagnosed heart disease who followed his plant based regime had some level of regression of atherosclerosis. "
"In the Lyon Diet Heart Study, a prospective, randomized, secondary prevention trial, de Lorgeril found that those on a diet that included more plant foods, vegetables, fruits, and fish than meat had a 73% decrease in coronary events and a 70% decrease in all-cause mortality."
"The major benefits for patients who decide to start a plant-based diet are the possibility of reducing the number of medications they take to treat a variety of chronic conditions, lower body weight, decreased risk of cancer, and a reduction in their risk of death from ischemic heart disease. "