The Gut effects our overall well being according to studies that suggest people with an imbalance of healthy bacteria can lead to depression and anxiety. We need to eat plants! The majority of our diets should not be meat and dairy but plant based, including herbs and legumes. Start small, do not go full on vegetarian all at once. Start with Meatless Monday and go from there. These changes can mean less diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.
- When you make changes to your diet and focus on plant-based foods more, you lower your risk for diabetes and hypertension
- You also can help improve your GI track by lowering your meat intake and getting more plant-based foods in your diet.
- Instead of having people asking what they can get rid of from their diet, they should be asking what they can add to it to make it healthier.
“Contrary to the food pyramid, Dr. Sohi says your digestive system doesn’t need large amounts of meat and dairy.”