7 fantastic health benefits of a vegan diet

Uncategorized Jun 23, 2021

Eating meat or other animal products not only harms animals and the environment: it can also have a negative impact on health. Eating processed meat increases our risk of developing cancer, and research suggests that eating animal meat, milk and eggs could be as bad for our health as smoking.

  1. Vegan foods are rich in the nutrients your body needs
    With a healthy and balanced vegan diet rich in whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, pulses, grains, nuts and seeds, and supplemented with vitamin B12, you can get all the nutrients you need. Several studies have reported that people who eat vegan tend to consume more fiber, antioxidants, potassium, magnesium, folate, and vitamins A, C and E.
  2. Eating vegan helps reduce our risk of cancer and other illnesses

    A recent study suggests that eating vegan may help reduce our risk of disease because plant-based foods are high in phytochemicals - including the powerful antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables. Researchers found that vegans had higher concentrations of antioxidant carotenoids, a higher proportion of total omega-3 fatty acids, and lower levels of saturated fatty acids than non-vegans, all of which are linked to health benefits.

  3. Vegan food can improve your mood
    It's obvious that a compassionate lifestyle that avoids harming animals will give you a clearer conscience, and studies show that vegans may be happier than meat eaters. In fact, vegans and vegetarians performed better on depression tests and mood profiles than those who ate fish and meat.
  4. Eating vegan can help you reach a healthy weight
    Vegan foods tend to be lower in calories than animal foods, making it easier to achieve a healthy weight without actively focusing on calorie reduction. Most vegan foods contain much less saturated fat than animal products, and many studies have shown that vegans tend to have a lower body mass index than non-vegans.
  5. This diet may help prevent type 2 diabetes
    Research has shown that people who eat vegan tend to have lower blood sugar levels than non-vegans and can reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 78%. Eating plenty of healthy, plant-based foods can also help reduce risk factors associated with developing diabetes, such as obesity.
  6. Your skin may also benefit
    Who doesn't want a glowing complexion? When it comes to skin problems, one of the worst culprits is milk - many studies have shown that consuming dairy products exacerbates acne in both men and women. Besides getting rid of dairy, vegans generally eat more fruits and vegetables, which means they get more of the good things needed for healthy skin, like antioxidants and vitamins.
  7. Eating vegan can reduce arthritis pain
    Studies have shown that eating a diet rich in healthy vegan foods can help reduce symptoms of arthritis, as consumption of animal-source foods is linked to painful inflammation of the joints. Consuming plant-based probiotic foods like fermented vegetables and non-dairy yogurt with live cultures can stimulate good bacteria in the large intestine, which also helps boost nutrient absorption and reduce inflammation. 

At AmaSer, our meals are made on-site using fresh, locally sourced produce. From freshly brewed coffee to lunchtime vegan and gluten free roasts options and of course homemade healthy sweets for you or the kids. We also use all the products that we can find in our garden like, Golden berry, banana, spinach, Amaranth, pineapple, Butterfly pea flower (drink), moringa (Drink tea), cranberry hibiscus (drink) and lots of other ingredients! In addition, every week we try to use all the ingredients ordered in order to avoid waste.

Come and try our delicious dishes and drink 100% vegan in our vegan yoga coffee,  we will be delighted to hear from you! 

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