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how to transition to vegan
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.
Personally, I believe that everything we do has a karmic flow. By karmic flow, I’m talking about karma. The idea that everything you contribute to, the decisions you make and the way you act in this world will always eventually come back to you in one way or another.
Traditionally when most people think about karma, its thought about not doing negative things. Essentially, don’t lie cheat and steal and you’re good right? Not so much. With that thought train, why don’t we let that go into everything we do including the food we eat?
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.
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.