Need a New Years Resolution?
There's perks to going 100% Plant-Based.
I think we can all agree many different, opposing things carry their own benefits. It really is up to the individual to decide what benefits they prefer and at what cost. Someone may absolutely love sweet chocolate but is unfortunately diabetic; as such, what will be prioritized in this case?
Diets are a huge topic considering it’s a decision we continually make several times per day, every single day, for the rest of our lives. Many things impact this decision; a busy day at work that allows for a mere 15 min lunch is all it takes for us to pick one meal over another.
So if you’re reading hits, perhaps you have some time to think about what you want from your meal. If these benefits below sound great to you, perhaps incorporating more vegan meals will give you a greater satisfaction than you expect. Remember, just as one risk factor plays a role in the next, one benefit also affects the next benefit.
2. It can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. Overall, a plant based diet tends to lower sugar levels, increase your insulin effectiveness, and lower your risk of developing type 2 Diabetes.
3. It can prevent cancer. Processed meats have been labeled as carcinogenic, meaning consuming processed meats promotes certain types of cancers while vegan diets appear to help the fight against cancer.
4. It can help you have a healthy heart. On the topic of blood pressure, vegans also may benefit from up to a 42% lower risk of dying from heart disease.
5. It can improve your joint pain. Adding to the list of benefits is the possible improvement of rheumatoid arthritis including joint swelling and pain.