Come with me as I explore the benefits of going all out vegetarian rather than sticking to the traditional diet of meat and vegetables. Recently concerns have emerged after my sister died of pancreatic cancer a couple of years ago and a cluster of cysts was discovered on my pancreas. Some unexplained pains and my increasing age has cautioned me against sticking to my regular habits, especially concerning food.
Some years back my leaning more towards vegetables and fruits made me plan my garden to accommodate numerous fruit trees, Indian Harbour Beach Squirrel Removal and patches for growing them. The exercise in performing duties to maintain these things has added to my regime.
Recently, however, I spend far too much time sitting and writing, especially now it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere. This has taken its toll on my body and knowing that lack of exercise is a recipe for cancer and other health problems my mind is made up.
Having just written an article on colorectal cancer one of the first things that pops out is the impact of red meat on the body. That is something that has crept back into my diet during the last couple of months and now it feels like poison. Possibly a vegetarian diet is the solution. Here is what’s been discovered up to now.
According to some researchers plant-based diets are recommended because we draw our calories from grain based products, vegetables and fruit. They posit that 70 percent of all diseases, including one-third of all cancers, are linked to diet.
The cancer list that’s preventable includes colon, prostate, breast, stomach, lung, and oesophageal. Its low-fat qualities may also reverse conditions, such as those related to the center. In my diet so far there is no salt or sugar intake other than that which is in certain foods.
With less animal fat and cholesterol there is more fibre and antioxidant-rich create and for me that means better immune system all round. The bottom line is why not start on a vegan diet now? Next thing is to hunt down some fantastic recipes to help me on my way.
Anyone who’s obese or suffering from any of the conditions discussed in this article are best advised to attempt the switch from animal to plant-based meals. That way they can see for themselves what impact they obtain.