These benefits include:
Plant-based foods are easier to digest than animal-based foods.
With a plant-based diet, you will find that your mood will be significantly elevated versus when your diet is heavy with animal-based products.
Natural sugars found in many fruits can help to regulate your blood sugar—which is important for those who live with diabetes or hypoglycemia.
Plant-based diets are rich in vitamins A, C and E, as well as tons of antioxidants that will leave your skin healthy and glowing.
Because animal-based diets are harder to digest, they can often leave you lethargic. Plant-based diets are easier to digest and have energizing properties.
Many leafy greens contain chlorophyll which acts as a naturally occurring anti-inflammatory.
The most essential part of loving your gut and getting your digestive health back on track is to eat real food! Try to eliminate processed foods from your diet as much as possible as these burn out the digestive tract and cause bad bacteria to over populate your system. (read more…)
Everyone has heard the saying go with your gut a million times, but in this case, this doesn’t refer to listening to your intuition. As an integrative health coach, I can’t possibly emphasize the importance of good gut health enough. Many women come to me a wide range of gastrointestinal maladies, such as heartburn and acid reflux, abdominal bloating, ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome.