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4 Good Reasons To Go Plant Based

4 Good Reasons To Go Plant Based

Progressively working towards a diet that is centered around plants is one of the best things you can do for your health and the sustainability of our planet. Regardless of your beliefs or practices in regards to consumption of dairy, poultry and other various meat sources, the perks of eating more plants are undeniable.   If you still need some convincing, it’s worth considering that some of the strongest, most robust creatures on the planet thrive on a plant based diet. Elephants, rhinos, hippos, bison and horses all thrive and healthily reproduce on a vegan diet.   Increased Energy Digestion is one of the most taxing processes that your body undergoes. Since we are digesting food several times a day, it’s best to stick with foods that are easiest for our system to digest. Doing this will minimize the energy that your body is expending. You can expect to see a noticeable difference in your energy once you start looking to vegetables and fruits to make up the majority of your diet. Some good foods to look to for maximum digestion are water-dense fruits, vegetables like leafy greens, squash, cucumbers, carrots and healing roots like ginger and turmeric. Aim to keep your diet ever changing and vast. Strive to eat what’s in season; you may even find that you save money by buying most of your produce at your local farmers market.   Athletic Performance Contrary to popular belief, plant do contain protein. Plants are actually a primary source of protein, while meat is a secondary source. In fact, a sea green vegetable called spirulina is, pound for pound,...
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