Often times the topic of diet and healthy eating comes up during the course of care. There is a wealth of overwhelming information available through books and the internet. Different ways of eating work differently for each person, so the key is finding the way that makes you feel energetic and healthy. One option is by incorporating more plants into your diet and using those as the focal point. We’ve compiled some of our favorite information to make it easy!
A plant based diet has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and obesity. As with any diet, it is important to ensure that a plant based diet is well balanced.
The key to a nutritionally sound diet is variety.
A healthy and varied plant based diet includes fruits, vegetables, plenty of leafy greens,
whole grain products, nuts, seeds, and legumes.
Forks Over Knives
With Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D.
FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.
Fat Sick and Nearly Dead
100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. In the mirror he saw a 310lb man whose gut was bigger than a beach ball and a path laid out before him that wouldn’t end well— with one foot already in the grave, the other wasn’t far behind. FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD is an inspiring film that chronicles Joe’s personal mission to regain his health.
www.GirlGoneRaw.com A living foods enthusiast from Portland, Maine.
www.OhSheGlows.com Excellent recipes and ideas from Angela Liddon.
www.CrazySexyLife.com Wellness Warrior Kris Carr shares her vast knowledge of all things wellness. Great information on cancer prevention through nutrition.
www.YoungOnRawFood.com 73 year old Mimi Kirk shares recipes and inspiration for eating a plant based raw diet.
Going Raw by Judita Wignall
The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone
Crazy, Sexy Diet by Kris Carr
Live Raw by Mimi Kirk
The Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn
The China Study by Dr. Colin Campbell