Q: "What exactly is a plant-based diet, and how can it benefit me, as I embark on my health journey?
A: A plant-based diet encourages alternatives to meat products, emphasizing legumes, whole grains, nuts and seeds, fruits, and vegetables instead. Plant-based eating has been correlated to a wide variety of health benefits----including, but not limited to----a decreased risk for type 2 diabetes, lower incidence of coronary artery disease, and more!
Q: "Eating healthy can be expensive! How can I justify higher prices when grocery shopping and meal prepping?
A: While organic, plant-based products can be more expensive, they provide health and environmental benefits that alternative, cheaper options do not. In addition, the reduced risk for health complications can reduce medical fees needed for treatments that plant-based eating may have prevented!