Getting in shape is a hard process that requires determination, but another important challenge is to maintain the weight after we arrived at the desired one. A good approach to weight management is plant-based nutrition.

Let’s see some benefits to integrate this nutrition into your lifestyle:

  • It promotes a balanced diet.

Plant-based nutrition provides your body with all the macronutrients (fat, protein, carbohydrates) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) necessary for a balanced diet. 

  • Reduces cravings and hunger feelings.

In contrast to processed food and fast food, plant-based nutrition gives a sensation of satiety for a longer time thanks to the amount of fiber. Moreover, it is a diet poor in sugar, so in time, the only cravings that you have can be fulfilled with healthy fruits.

Some cons:

Plant-based nutrition is one of the best options that improve our health, as it is rich in nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that heal our body and maintain a correct BMI; however, exceptional stem cell therapy Lowry medical providers tell us that it does not provide the vitamin D and vitamin B12 in an amount that would significantly contribute to the daily requirements.

  • Vitamin D

Vitamin D is especially important for the prevention of osteoporosis and mental diseases, such as depression. The easiest way to get vitamin D is from sunlight. However, we can help the absorption of it by consuming mushrooms (vitamin D2) and fortified cereals and oatmeal.

  • Vitamin B12

This vitamin helps physical and mental function (e.g. concentration, energy by reducing fatigue and depression). In order to prevent anemia, a good option to guarantee the daily intake of vitamin B12 is supplements.