A Plant Based, Whole Foods Diet


It sounds restrictive and monkish. It is not. I work in a pizza place and eat there almost every day. Order 'no cheese, sub spinach' on your veggie pizza. All of the sudden it's healthy.

(loltron's food tips)

 Foods you can have

Breads, Grains, Cereals, Pasta, Rice
Meat and Fish
Fruit and Fruit Juices
Vegetables and Legumes (e.g. Beans)
Dairy Products - Milk, Cheese, etc
Eggs and Egg Substitutes
Nuts and Seeds
Fats and Oils
Herbs, Spices, Sauces
Others, Snacks, Sweets, etc

Not OK

 How To Follow A Plant Based, Whole Foods Diet:

It's very simple. Just don't eat foods that have animal fat or animal protein. Avoid foods that contain heavily processed ingredients like corn syrup or white flour. Basically, just eat plants.
  by member loltron
member since: 30 Apr 07

About / History

Animal based foods cause many of the diseases we suffer from as we age. For a detailed description read The China Study. Also, go to Google Scholars and search "plant based, whole foods". There is voluminous research to support this claim.

loltron's top tips

1.No animal based foods. It is to be avoided at all costs if it contains any animal protein or animal fat.
2.This is not a 'diet'. One does not start it and then stop. It is a lifestyle change.
3.People ask what it is you eat. Its simple. Plants. Go to the grocery store, buy a bunch of plants, and then cook them.
4.Processed food can be just as bad if not worse than just animal based foods. Look at hydrogenated soybean oil. So to avoid. I try to be sure to purchase only the least processed foods.
5.You eat as much *unprocessed* plant based foods as you can. You don't restrict intake of these foods in any way. The only thing to keep in mind is protein intake. Just be mindful that you are eating some and you will be fine.
6.Thats it! It's the easiest thing in the world.

  Why choose "A Plant Based, Whole Foods Diet"?
 Promotes long term weight loss
 Promotes rapid weight loss
 Maintain your goal weight
 A healthy living alternative
 Targets body toning weight loss
 A body "detox"
 Teaches sustainable weight loss skills
 Provides an energy boost
 Improves mood and outlook
 Reduces the risks of diet-related diseases
 A roadmap for a healthier lifestyle

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