A WFPB lifestyle aims to maximize consumption of nutrient dense plant foods while minimizing process foods, oils, and animal foods (including dairy products and eggs). It encourages lots of vegetables (cooked or raw), fruits, beans, peas, lentils, soybeans, seeds and nuts (in small amounts) and is generally low in fat.
Research shows that plant-based diets are cost-effective, low risk intervention that may lower blood pressure, HbA1C, and cholesterol levels as well as increase Weight loss and reverse many chronic diseases (diabetes II, high blood pressure, heart disease, certain cancers and autoimmune diseases) as well as reduce the number of medications needed to treat chronic diseases and lower heart disease mortality rates.
It's the food! Change your food. Change your health destiny. It's that simple.
Two Classes - Sept 19, 2020 @PlantCityPVD
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - @Plant City, Providence, RI Tips, Tricks of a WFPB Lifestyle - Great Kitchen Hacks Best types of pans and utensils. How to read and interpret a nutritional label. Resources and support for this lifestyle. Hands on activity of what we should be eating daily, weekly, monthly as a treat and never! Cooking demo: Ginger-Orange Glazed Carrots, Fall Harvest Butternut Squash Soup
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - @Plant City, Providence, RI Simply Plant Based: Living Plant Based - Cook and Learn Activity: Reading Labels. Learning how to understand and use the Nutrition Facts label. It can help you make healthier eating choices and identify nutrient-dense foods for a healthy diet. Resources and support for this lifestyle. Cooking demo: Orange Cranberry Zest Sauce, Pumpkin Cornbread Tickets: Eventbrite
Two Classes - October 10, 2020 @PlantCityPVD
1:00 - 3:00 pm @Plant City, Providence, RI Why is it SO HARD to Lose Weight? Most people know it's much easier to gain weight than to lose it. But, have you ever stopped and wondered why it's so hard to shed the pounds? We are designed to seek food – our drive to do so is essential to our survival and we have a complex system to control this. So we diet. Most diets work for a while, but most people gain the weight back. Learn more about what you need to do to permanently lose weight, change your health, WITHOUT DIETING! Cooking demo: Mushroom Chili, short grain brown rice in IP, beg worthy banana muffins. Tickets: Eventbrite
4:00 - 6:00 pm @Plant City, Providence, RI Effectively Balancing Your Body’s pH The pH level (the acid-alkaline measurement) of our internal fluids affects every cell in our bodies. Extended acid imbalances of any kind are not well tolerated within our body. All metabolic process depends on a balanced internal alkaline environment. When the body is in healthy alkaline balance, germs are unable to get a foothold. Over-acidification of the body is one of the underlying causes of all disease. Learn how you can successfully begin and maintain an alkaline lifestyle. Cooking demo: Simply Lentil Stew, Amazing Banana Oat Balls, Spring Pea Risotto