5 Benefits of Eating a Plant-Based Diet
Here at Sidewalk Chef Kitchen, we serve a variety of plant-based foods. You can find vegan options on our “From the Kitchen” menu, Fresh Express, and even our Heat & Eat Meals. A vegan diet is not just salads and raw vegetables; these days, a vegan diet can actually be quite fulfilling. There are numerous benefits of eating a plant-based diet, including maintaining a healthy weight and preventing disease. Who wouldn’t want that?
These benefits don’t stop at the impact on your overall health and wellness; studies show that reducing the amount of meat you consume has a positive impact on the environment as well. Additionally, people also choose to switch to a vegan diet for ethical reasons when it comes to the treatment of animals. You don’t have to make the full switch, but even eating vegan a few times a week has shown to have a positive impact on your health and wellness.
Whatever your reason for switching to a plant-based diet, we hope you’ll consider some of the reasons below for switching to a healthier diet!
Check out five of the benefits of eating a plant-based diet below:
- Helps lower blood pressure
- Decrease the risk of cancer
- Improve your cholesterol
- Can contribute to weight loss
- Helps keep your heart healthy
Visit our friends at Everyday Health for more benefits to switching to a plant-based diet.
If you’re looking for more ways to incorporate plant-based foods in your diet, our Heat & Eat Meals are a great place to start! We also offer cooking classes to help you learn how to prepare fresh and healthy meals at home. We’d love to join you on the journey to eating a plant-based diet!