Last decade 75% of Americans changed up their diet to be healthier. And while fad diets such as Paleo, Whole30, Ketogenic and Mediterranean were some of the most popular a new decade is already promising an increase in plant-based dieters. 43 million Americans are already regularly eating plant-based alternatives and with restaurants such as Red Robin, Subway and Burger King introducing their own plant-based foods the availability should encourage even more.
Many are still confused as to how plant-based differs from vegan or vegetarian diets and while they are similar it does differ in a few ways. Simply put the diet means eating minimally processed whole foods, maximizing fruit and vegetable intake and limiting or eliminating meat, eggs, and dairy.
Already plant-based diets are seeing amazing weight loss results and health benefits such as aiding in reducing inflammation factors that are often associated with cancer and heart disease. Continue reading on to find out more about the amazing benefits of a plant-based diet here.
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