Nutrition: PLANT POWER
Post by Rupali Datta, RD on Wednesday, October 26, 2022
The Mediterranean diet has been scientifically proven to be the best diet in the world, and this is because of it being plant based. It contains a lot of vegetables, fruits, plant proteins, whole grains and plant derived oils and fats.
Plant based diets have nutrients that no other food can provide:
- They are loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytochemicals, minerals and vitamins
- They help maintain weight as they are mostly low calorie dense
- They add fibre, both soluble and insoluble. There is conclusive evidence to support the benefits of fibre for health.
- They are proven to reduce the risk of Non communicable diseases, improve immunity and protect against infections
Rupali Datta, RD
Founder Diet Decisions
DDPHN, RD, EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBER IDA