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Cooking to Combat COVID-19
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People with lifestyle-related underlying conditions are among the most vulnerable to the ravages of COVID-19. But what’s not being discussed is that plant-based diets are scientifically proven to prevent and may even reverse diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases.
According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “Appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.”
June 3 – Reducing Risk Factors: Immune-Boosting Foods
Explore foods rich in protective compounds and immune-boosting nutrients such as beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamin C, and zinc and learn how to make a colorful, scrumptious, immune-boosting meal!
June 10 – Reducing Risk Factors: Foods for a Healthy Heart
and Blood Pressure
Learn how a plant-based diet can help improve several risk factors for heart disease, including high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, and high blood pressure. Includes heart-healthy options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
June 17 – Reducing Risk Factors: Fighting Diabetes with Food
Learn how to adopt a low-fat, low-sugar, plant-based approach, review the latest science behind this approach, explore simple ideas for g
June 24 – Reducing Risk Factors: Foods for Maximum Weight Control Lose weight without skipping meals! Learn how to comfortably fill up with whole foods by incorporating fiber into your diet. Delicious high-fiber recipes, without the cardboard taste, included.