A plant-based diet is the easy way to give your health a boost, lose weight and feel great. Based on extensive nutrition research, the 2+1 diet is all about shifting the balance and putting plant-based foods first. It's not about giving up meat, fish and dairy products - it's about making plants the power player. You'll eat...
- More super-nutritious vegetables and wholegrains.
- Less sugar, salt and fat.
There are real health benefits
The 2+1 diet is all about shifting away from foods usually calorie loaded, such as meat, dairy foods and other animal foods, replacing them with less-calorific plant foods like veggies, grains, pulses and nuts. Plant foods have the added bonus of being packed with super-nutrients such as fibre to keep you feeling full and to help manage your digestion. Plant foods are also the best way to get all the antioxidants, vitamins and minerals you need to boost your immune system.
It's so easy!
Put plant foods first, filling up at least two-thirds of your plate with them. Smaller portions of fish, lean meats, eggs or dairy should make up no more than one-third of your plate - and stick to a maximum of 80g meat per portion. This means you'll naturally be eating healthier portion sizes.
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