Beans are some of the healthiest and most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Discover some of the top health benefits of beans, why they’re sometimes controversial in the nutrition world, and how you can best prepare and use beans in delicious, plant-based recipes.
Source: The Benefits of Beans: Why They Deserve a Place in Your Diet
US food products contain over 3,000 and possibly as many as 14,000 additives. These facilitate centralized, industrial food production and increase food company profits, for example, by extending shelf life and improving the taste and appearance of food. But they also often degrade human health.
Source: Food Additives Increase Obesity, Chronic Disease and Corporate Profits
There are three macronutrients in food: carbohydrates, fat and protein, ‘macro’ in the sense that they comprise almost all of the weight and calories of food. Vitamins and minerals are the micronutrients.
Source: The Mystique of Protein and Its Implications
What makes up a whole food, plant-based diet (WFPB)? It is not the same as a vegan diet. It is defined by a variety of whole or minimally processed foods.
Source: What Is a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet?
This whole food oil-free dressing uses carrots as a natural thickener. Paired with rice wine for a light but sweet acidity, it can be customized to your liking by adjusting the ingredients.
Source: Oil-Free Ginger Sesame Dressing Recipe