A plant-based diet provides all the protein you need
and offers many potential health benefits!
Plants are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals, as well as phytochemicals that are associated with reduced risk of heart disease and cancer.
Skipping even a half serving of meat daily and replacing with a plant protein like beans or tofu can decrease your risk of getting type 2 diabetes.
Plant protein is an excellent source of fiber, which is essential for digestive health. Meat has no fiber.
Substituting plant-based foods for meat can help maintain a healthy weight.
Eating a lot of red meat and processed meat leads to a higher risk of:
The W.H.O. has classified processed meat as "carcinogenic to humans", and unprocessed red meat (beef, lamb, veal, pork) as "probably carcinogenic to humans."
"In the analysis of obesity prevalence across 170 countries, we have found that sugar availability in a nation explains 50% of obesity variation while meat availability another 50%."
Why Eat More Plants?
You’ll improve your health and feel better physically!
You’ll try new foods and flavors!
You’ll feel good about what you’re eating!
You’ll save money!
A healthy choice for you and the earth!
Which lunch looks good to you?