There are so many benefits to switching to a plant-based diet that it is hard to keep track of them all.
This article from One Green Planet list all the health benefits including lower blood pressure, better cholesterol, lower blood sugar, lower rates of cancer and weight loss.
According to this article in US News a plant-based diet contributes to healthy, younger looking skin and aids night vision.
This article on MindBodyGreen talks about how a plant-based diet gives you increased energy.
If you want to get sciency, This scientific case study in NCBI is urging physicians to prescribe a plant-based diet to their patients because ” Research shows that plant-based diets are cost-effective, low-risk interventions that may lower body mass index, blood pressure, HbA1C, and cholesterol levels. They may also reduce the number of medications needed to treat chronic diseases and lower ischemic heart disease mortality rates.”
This article in the Huffpost talks about how adopting a plant-based diet can combat animal cruelty, save the environment, and give you more money in your pocket.
And this is just the tip of the iceberg. These articles don’t even cover how a plant-based diet can increase happiness, eliminate anxiety and other mental illnesses, overcome eating disorders, and stop global warming.
So how come there are not more people adopting a plant-based diet? It’s simple:
Eating Meat and Dairy is Cheap, Easy, and Socially Acceptable.
So what are you supposed to do if you are serious about adopting a plant-based diet but not sure how to combat and overcome the fact that eating meat and dairy is cheap, easy, and socially acceptable, and eating whole plant-based foods is not?
1.Enlist your husband, best friend, or family member to go plant-based with you.
2. Join a plant-based support group, look on Meetup.com or Facebook.com for a group near you.
3. Hire a plant-based health coach.
Getting support, especially from an experienced coach with experience, is invaluable, and can mean the difference between success and failure.
You are worth it. You deserve to feel and have all the benefits that the above articles talk about. This is your life, the only one you have! Take charge today and do what you need to do to succeed and be your best self!