What is a whole foods plant based diet? If you aren’t familiar with the term, it is a way of eating that focuses on a variety of whole, unrefined plant foods including vegetables, fruit, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes. It eliminates all animal products, processed foods, sugar, animal fats, and oils.
Why would you want to consider eating this way? It has the potential to prevent or reverse chronic diseases, lead to weight loss, improve mental clarity, lower cholesterol, and reduce or eliminate inflammation. An added bonus is reducing your carbon footprint.
How much water do you drink a day? It’s recommended that you drink half your body weight in ounces of water every day. Just for fun, track your water intake for a week to see how much you actually drink.
Here are a bunch of ideas for you. In addition to being good for you, they’re pretty tasty too!
According to the American Massage Therapy Association, massage therapy is becoming more widely accepted in major hospitals and in daily medical practices as a form of pain management, relief, and integrative health care.
Identify what the stressors are in your life. Is it work, family, health issues, money, or something else? Spend some time analyzing the things that make you feel anxious. Consider writing them down and reflecting on them.