Last week, I heard a torrent of talks on how eating a plant-based diet makes you feel great and helps you avoid many "diseases of affluence": cancer, diabetes, stroke, and more. I'll share more lessons from the Plant-Based Prevention of Disease conference later, but thought you'd like to know how I started eating better because of it. I'm already eating a plant-based diet, but if I hadn't been, this conference would have convinced me to drop the animal foods and eat whole grains, vegetables, fruit, seeds, and nuts. If you don't want to go that far, rejoice! Many of the researchers said even small changes in diet or lifestyle can make a big difference.
1) Include more variety
Dr. Milton Mills and others praised a varied, plant-based diet diet because it helps