Food Plans For Weight Loss
When you are trying to lose weight there are so many options out there in terms of diets and weight loss nutrition plans and one that is gaining more popularity is switching to a vegetarian based diet. There may also be quite a few benefits to switching to a completely raw vegetarian diet also, especially if you are trying to lose weight. You may think this is an impossible task, switching to a completely raw vegetarian diet, but after reading the following benefits you may think twice about cooking your food next time you eat.
The first thing to consider is what you will be eating if switching to this all raw vegetarian diet plan. Your meals will consist of plenty of vegetables such as spinach, carrots, broccoli and kale. You also eat plenty of fresh fruit to get your sugar fix from natural sources. Your protein will come largely from beans, legumes and lentils which can be soaked in water to make them easier to eat. You will get essential fatty acids and more protein from nut sources such as almonds or healthy oils such as flax oil or extra virgin olive oil. Instead of cow milk, you could drink nut milk such as almond milk which will give you all the benefits of cow milk without most of the hormones, toxins and sugars in today’s more processed cow milk. Food Plans For Weight Loss
One of the biggest benefits to making this switch to a completely raw vegetarian meal plan is that you are not getting all of the harmful toxins and hormones that are typically found in animal meat and other animal products. It also takes a huge amount of energy for your body to digest animal meat and animal products so you are left tired and groggy after your meals, where as with fresh vegetables and fruits it doesn’t take as much energy to digest so you are left with plenty of energy for your daily activities.
Also, fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts have a high water and fiber value which will leave you much more full and satisfied without the extra calories. The fiber content also helps with digestion and flushing the toxins out of your body.
One benefit to making your diet raw is the fact that when you cook most vegetables the cooking process destroys many of the beneficial nutrients in the vegetables such as the fiber, making the nutrient less beneficial.
These are just a few of the ways switching to a raw vegetarian diet plan can help you with your weight loss goals. For more of these benefits, check out the Episode 2 of BodyShaping BluePrint TV, The Benefits Of A Raw Vegetarian Diet For Weight Loss – My Interview With Kardena Pauza of Easy Veggie Meal Plans. Food Plans For Weight Loss