TYPES OF DIETS
HERBAL SOUPS & VEGETABLE WORLD CUISINE RECIPES
TYPES OF DIETS
A plant-based lifestyle avoids meat, dairy, eggs, gelatin and processed foods such as white flour and refined sugar. This lifestyle includes unprocessed or minimally processed vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds, legumes, beans and whole grains. A big difference between plant based & vegan is one who follows a plant-based diet may still wear or use products that are derived from animals
Follows a plant-based diet, and not only eliminates animal food from diet, but also extends the elimination process across all aspects of life. A vegan doesn’t use honey or beeswax because it’s derived from insects; any household goods, toiletries or beauty products or wear any type of clothing that derives from animals, such as leather, fur or silk if any of the products are tested on or derived from animals.
Similar to plant-based which Includes a diet of unprocessed or minimally processed vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds, legumes, beans and whole grains. Abstains from consuming any type of meat including poultry, seafood, red meat and the flesh of any other animal. Depending on beliefs, some vegetarians also refrain from by-products of animal slaughter.
▪Lactovegetarian, lacto-ovovegetarian.A lacto-ovovegetarian diet excludes meat, poultry and fish but includes eggs and dairy products. ▪A lactovegetarian diet includes dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt but excludes eggs
Eats any type of fruit, vegetable, legume or grain, as well as fish. While pescatarians’ diet is a focus on that of a plant-based diet with the inclusion of fish, some pescatarians still consume dairy and eggs. Please be advised that based on this definition, most of my recipes come under the description of being identified as vegetarian, no eggs, no dairy, always plant-based, which may include honey, or veggie proteins such as sausage. Recipes are not always vegan, unless specified as such.
When creativity is tapped into, and the mind is open to expand to learning more, one becomes aware of the healthier options of foods they one is accoustomed to eating. It's surprising when we learn that eating a vegetarian lifestyle slows the aging process down. "What do you eat, what is being fed to the meat that is eaten?" Making soups the main focus of their meals and building around that can be so much fun.
A few of the fathers are following the recipes to make spaghetti squash, instead of buying the store bought noodles. Mothers have told me they are making cauliflower rice instead of buying white rice now.
FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION
The elderly have forgotten how to make big pots of soup. The youth are not familiar with soup as a main meal. There are opportunities to work at elderly centers to remind them how back in the day, thats all we had, and we were healthier. No diabetes, no dementia, lower risks of cancers, etc. With diabetes increasing in children our young and old can benefit from learning "How To Eat To Live" a nutritious healthy vegetarian way that is economical for families.
FOODS THAT PRODUCE CALMNESS
Healthier ways of eating helps us to handle the difficulties and pressures of the outside world and see them as challenges that energize rather than depress us. The flexibility of our thinking is affected by the flexibility of our bodies. A more balanced way of eating includes: fruits, vegetables, some whole grains, and sea vegetables in soups or stews.
FRESH VEGETABLES EATEN REGULARLY
Choose from the list of the best vegetables. Round vegetables include the fall and winter squashes, cabbage, and onions, these effect the heart and stomach centers. These vegetables will help to stabilize the level of sugar in the blood.
Make soups using high-quality natural ingredients from whole grains, Legumes such as the navy beans: small white, pink or red, adzuki, lentils, vegetables & sea vegetables.