Eat Your Veggies Fresh!

Eat your veggies fresh! ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ

And by fresh we mean uncooked and unprocessed or minimally processed (minimally means just to break some fibers for better digestion like, for instance, blending or cutting).๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ

When someone turns towards a plant based diet for health reasons, they tend to think initially as long as itโ€™s made from plants, itโ€™s healthy. But you can be a very unhealthy vegan, #veganjunkie packing on French fries, vegenaise, and meat replacements. ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ

We love cooked plantbased foods but it should fill no more then 50 % of your plate. The rest, at least 50% of your plate, should be fresh plants, variety of colors (greens, nuts, seeds, veggies, some fruits). Our belief, at Nutritious You, is as long as you focus on #micronutrients, your diet is pretty healthy. The only place to get your most amount of micronutrients (that includes antioxidants, enzymes, phytonutrients, anti-cancerous properties, alkalizing minerals) is fresh uncooked organic plants. Plants Rock! ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ

But what about #macronutrients you may ask? …Good news! โœจ Plants have en


ough of them, as long as you eat variety. Macronutrients include carbs, fats, and proteins.๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ

Cooked plant-based food lacks in:

The above mentioned are all bioavailable from fresh plants and very much needed for healing and balancing our human systems.

๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟEat Your Veggies Fresh!๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฟ

*info is taken from Brian Clement’s seminar/Hippocrates Institute of West Palm Beach, FL

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