Sunday, December 8, 2013

Plant Based Resources for Optimal Health

All the good stuff.

This post is not about being quickly vegan. This post is about being the absolute healthiest that you can be by adopting an eating lifestyle of whole, plant-based foods. 

To do list:

1. Drink plenty of water
2. Get adequate, quality sleep
3. Take Vitamin D and B12
4. Meditate regularly
5. Floss your teeth
6. Eliminate extracted oils, excess sugars, white flour, animal products and processed food 
7. Exercise daily: yoga, resistance, cardio

Useful blogs via Pinterest.

You can also start here with Dr. McDougall's free program:

Here is the research behind all the plant-based claims: Nutrition Facts.

These books are great resources for recipes and information:

Engine 2 Diet

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

21 Day Weightloss Kickstart

Eat to Live Cookbook

The Starch Solution

Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease

Forks Over Knives Cookbook

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