The nutritional program "Vegetarian in 21 days" helps people to choose a diet based on vegetables to improve or increase their health for a period of time. In addition to being free, it has the guidance of experts in the field. The Committee of Physicians Practicing Responsible Medicine (PCRM) provides most of the information. Inclusively, the studies presented in the portal present how a diet poor in fruits and vegetables puts health at risk.
“Traditional plant-based diets have been replaced by unhealthy meat, dairy products, and junk food. This causes the frequency of obesity and diabetes to increase dramatically. Our research has shown that the best way to lose weight and fight disease is to follow a low-fat, plant-based diet for three weeks, "said Dr. Neal Barnard, director of the research.
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The "Vegetarian in 21 Days" program, which is available from October 1, includes three weeks of recipes, nutritional information and cooking tips. In addition, celebrities such as Mexican presenter Marco Regil, actress Yvonne De La Rosa and the physical trainer are part of the campaign.
"We should eat plant-based foods," said Dr. Ana Negrón, a community nutrition educator in Pennsylvania. "Food is essential for the treatment and prevention of many diseases, including heart disease and diabetes," he added.
What are the benefits that could be obtained with the program? Weight loss, improve heart health and decrease the risk of diabetes. Remember that according to the World Health Organization, more than 15% of residents who live near the US-Mexico border have type 2 diabetes.