Eat to Prevent Disease

Science has shown that there are real reasons why eating whole foods will make you look and feel more whole. There are currently hundreds of biologically active plant-food components known as phytonutrients which include powerful antioxidants that can help cells break down fat and cholesterol. The only way to make sure you’re getting the necessary phytochemicals is to eat plant foods in their whole, unprocessed form, or ground, such as grains or seeds. According to recent studies, almost one third of Americans don’t get enough Vitamin A, magnesium, fiber and potassium – yet, it is these particular nutrients that help to lower the risk of cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes. Consuming a diet composed of whole foods can help correct this nutrient shortage. 

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