Whole foods, plant-based diets have been found to lower your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, as well as many other illnesses and conditions. There has been a great deal of research over the years that has found that adding more whole plant foods to your diet has significant health benefits.
Try introducing more plant foods into your daily menu to benefits from all the micronutrients, fibre, phytochemicals and more. Add some fruit to your breakfast or snacks, enjoy a large, varied salad as part of your lunch, make delicious vegetable dishes part of your dinner and add lots of leafy greens wherever you can!
Check out these websites for excellent, comprehensive nutritional information.
- NutritionFacts.org – whatever question you have about food, type it in the search box and you’re likely to find an answer! A scientifically based website bringing you daily videos and article on the latest nutrition research findings.
- Forks Over Knives – we know you’ve seen the movie, but did you know the website is full of nutritional information, life-changing stores, and recipes?
- Disease Proof – Best-selling author Dr Joel Fuhrman, better known as the doctor from Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, shares a wealth of nutrition information and inspiring stories of transformation. Find out what a ‘nutritarian is’ and why you should eat your ‘G-Bombs’.