Vegan Food Pyramid
Welcome to the vegan food pyramid. If you are here for the first time, congratulations on wanting to improve your health. Did you know that a vegan diet can lower your blood pressure and cholesterol? Plants contain no cholesterol and your body doesn’t need additional cholesterol. A whole foods plant-based diet is also the number one way to improve your chances of not getting cancer. Many studies point to red meat and dairy as cancer promoters.
Diet changes are the cornerstone to treating type-2 diabetes and according to the American Diabetes Association, whole grains, legumes, proteins low in saturated fat, and non-starchy vegetables are the optimal diet for a type-2 diabetic. The worst options are any foods that increase bad cholesterol like cheese, red meat and processed foods. If you are obese, you can expect dramatic weight loss. Research has shown that the average weight and BMI was lowest among vegans.
Additional health benefits are healthy kidneys, gallbladders and glowing skin.
Plants also have high levels of dopamine and serotonin which can help boost levels in the human bloodstream creating feelings of peace and happiness. There are so many reasons to follow a plant-based diet and this vegan food pyramid can guide you. Here is a link for additional information on how to get started on a vegan diet. Good luck and we are here to help and support you.
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