The Simple 10-Day Diet To Lose Weight
If you want to drop that extra 10 pounds, get back in shape and become healthier, then here is a great way to do all of that and more. This specific diet is a time-proven way to become healthy, that’s filled with great protein, vitamins and life-giving nutrients that can supercharge your life. It can also help you move towards a fully plant-based diet.
Your play during this period should contain the following:
- 1/2 cup organic vegetables
- 1/4 cup organic brown rice
- 1/4 cup organic beans
Health Benefits of Organic Greens
Green live veggies like kale are important. Kale is full of nutrients found in green leafy veggies that will alkalize our body, like Vitamins A (more than 500% of your RDA), C (more than 200%), and B6 and K (about 700%); calcium, manganese, and potassium. Kale also contains iron for building our red blood cells and preventing anemia and boosting vitality.
Kale contains lots of lutein and zeaxanthin that are great for preventing macular degeneration. It boosts our immune system, promotes healthy blood clot formation. Kale is also loaded with beta-carotene helping to prevent cancer and other diseases, and it’s also anti-inflammatory. This vegetable is part of the cabbage family, which contains colon cancer-preventing nutrients, plus kale boosts our metabolism and helps us lose weight.
Kale, broccoli, spinach, lettuce, turnip greens, Swiss chard, and many other greens are full of live enzymes that we need to stay healthy. Most of these green veggies should be consumed raw but they can also be cooked. Remember up to 75% of all nutrients and 100% of all live enzymes are lost when we cook food.
Health Benefits of Organic Brown Rice
Brown rice is full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber that are not found in white rice. Organic brown rice is high in fiber and antioxidants and releases sugars slowly. It prevents diabetes, makes great baby food, and prevents yeast infections. Also, brown rice is much higher in good fatty acids, helps with weight loss, it’s a whole grain, and helps to prevent chronic disease. Brown rice is rich in selenium, helps to prevent cancer, arthritis, prevent heart disease, high in manganese for good reproductive and nervous system health.
Brown rice has a low glycemic index, contains lignans that lower blood pressure and blood fats. Brown rice reduces the risk of having heart disease and strokes. Brown rice is higher in B-Vitamins, Phosphorus, Iron, Zinc, and other trace minerals… and so much more. Brown rice is a super important part of a Whole-Foods Plant-Based Diet.
Organic Beans are Life-Giving
It’s been shown that those who switch to plant-based sources of nutrition, and especially fiber and protein-rich beans have a reversal of their cardiovascular challenges and premature death caused by heart attacks and strokes. Legumes are full of plant sterols which help to remove cholesterol and help with inflammation thus preventing cardiovascular disease.
One cup of beans contains up to 16 grams of total fiber and up to 7 grams of soluble fiber. This creates 70% of the daily fiber allowance we need to stay healthy and stave off heart attacks. In fact, plant-based diets not only help to prevent heart attacks in general, they even help those people who’ve had 1, 2, or 3 heart attacks in the past and want to keep from having another heart attack. Angiograms with people who have vascular blockages put on a whole-foods plant-based diet completely reverse their cardiovascular disease.
There have been many studies showing that animal protein intake is directly related to diabetes. Being on a plant-based diet rich in fiber, with lots of plant-based protein, plant sterols, and lots of antioxidants (black beans contain more antioxidants than blueberries) and choosing plant-based low glycemic foods can cure diabetes.
The glycemic index of pinto beans is almost 39 or 39%, while white wheat flour has a glycemic index of 100 or 100% which is not good. The total amount of grams of carbs multiplied by the glycemic index gives us the total glycemic load. So one cup of pinto beans has a glycemic index of 9, which is very low. Thus beans are great for those who have diabetes and want to control their blood sugar and start transitioning to get off of their insulin, getting off of medications, and heal their diabetes. Studies show that those who eat a fiber-rich diet have a much lower chance of coming down with cancer, and especially colon and rectal cancer. Beans and legumes are full of fiber and antioxidants that help to prevent and heal cancer.
In fact, in laboratory studies, it’s been shown that cancer can be turned on and off by just changing our diet. Cancers are activated with animal-based proteins and these cancers can be put into neutral and negated with plant-based diets. Studies such as the “China Study” show that those who eat lots of plant-based nutrition full of fiber have a much lower chance of coming down with cancer. Animal protein creates an acidic reaction it the body, while plant-based diets create an alkaline based reaction in the body.
Acid creates inflammation, and inflammation leads to disease, and sometimes that disease expresses itself as cancer. Thus eating plant-based diets rich in fiber and plant sterols such as beans is essential for great health. Beans are super inexpensive as a single pound bag of dried beans can feed a person for a week.
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