What We Eat in a DayPosted by Kristen Ostermiller on
So, you’re using the downtime to go plant-based, experience with new cooking, prioritize your health to stay strong and protect your immunity against the scary reality that lies outside our doors. However, you don’t really know how to start. When you think of the words “plant-based”, even though our earlier...
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In these scary times, we all need a little bit of help getting through the cabin-fever, the anxiety of worrying about loved ones, and the wishing that things would change (for the better) rapidly. Quarantining is tougher than we think – and most of us are going on two, three...
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You Are what You Eat (YA•YE) – So, what do we eat? Fundamentals of a Plant-Based ‘Diet’Posted by Kristen Ostermiller on
When you hear the word ‘diet’, what automatically comes to mind? Usually, it’s one of two things:
- Diet - noun : The kinds of food that a person, animal or community habitually eats.
- Diet - verb: To restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight.
According to the Boston Medical Center, around 45 million or more Americans diet every year. Americans have become obsessed with dieting and have slowly started to ignore the fact that food is the best form of medicine for us. Instead, the word diet is centered around consumption restrictions, or, what we CAN’T eat.