There are several Keys to a Healthy Lifestyle.
The three most important ones are Diet, exercise and one’s mental attitude.
These three aspects of your life are crucial to your well-being. First, let’s look at several benefits from a plant-based whole foods diet:
- Live longer, look and feel younger and have more energy.
- Lower blood cholesterol and blood pressure helping to avoid heart disease.
- Lower your risk of prostate, breast and other cancers.
- Keep your eyes healthy and preserve your eyesight.
- Prevent and treat diabetes and lose weight.
These are just a few of the many keys to a healthy lifestyle.
There are many others such as avoiding Alzheimer’s, decreasing or eliminating pharmaceutical drugs, avoiding impotence and alleviating constipation.
Another very important Key is Protein but not too much! Another key to living a healthy lifestyle is to be mindful of what you are putting ONyour body, into your lungs, and what you have in your immediate environment – your home. To evaluate whether you have a healthy home, Read more… As far as our diets are concerned we need to eat, not only a plant-based, whole foods diet but a large variety of foods. These foods contain an enormous amount of chemical substances, most of which come in the form of nutrients. There are hundreds of thousands of nutrients in our food and all these elements work together in wondrous ways. The Diseases of Affluence come from our typical American Diet.
If we continue to consume the typical Western diet high in animal protein and low in fiberand high in fat, we are not going to avoid the consequences by using a handful of different kinds of supplements. Evidence that this is a good course to follow simply doesn’t exist. T. Colin Campbell.
We need fiber and wouldn’t it be better to get that fiber in the food we eat rather than from out of a box? Dietary fiber is only found in plants. On the other hand cholesterol is only found in animal-based foods. There is more dietary fat found in animal-based foods while beta carotene is found primarily in plants along with vitamin C, folate and vitamin E which have much higher concentrations in plant-based foods. Return to the beginning of Keys to a Healthy Lifestyle