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The best way to ensure that you’re getting the nutrients you need is to eat the rainbow. Literally. Getting as many colors on your plate at every meal will ensure you are benefiting from what nature has to offer. The phytochemicals in plants are what cause their colors, that when consumed by people can enhance the immune system, prevent aging and provide antioxidants just to name a few.
Now that we’ve created a solid plan, gone over pantry essentials, did some heavy spring cleaning & started our healing process, it’s time to find the everyday groove with eating plant based. In a world that’s centered around fast food, quick fixes and meat based products everywhere you go, it can be really challenging to stay consistent. With some tips and a solid team around you, your flow is just around the corner!
I know we’re already in week 6, but to be totally real, we are just getting started! Now that we know that we can eat delicious plant based meals, it’s about that time to talk about why we’re doing this for our health in the first place.
Plant based diets are rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains. They're also very high in vitamins, minerals, fiber and are low in saturated fat and cholesterol. Individuals who eat a plant based diet are at a much lower risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity just to name a few.
Making time. What a complicated yet so simple concept. This is by far is the #1 reason why most people can’t stick to any meal prep, healthy routine or a plant based diet. Not enough time.
Look at your own excuses this week, and take time to MAKE TIME.
Download your shopping list, make it all at once or make it throughout the week. The goal here is to have a solid plan to supplement those days when you’re too tired, or too busy to cook. Meal prep shouldn’t be the same thing over and over again, it should be a helping hand to guide you through the week, and to support you in whatever mood you may be in.