A plant-based diet is a diet focused around plant foods: fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, nuts and seeds, without animal products. No meat, fish, butter, milk, eggs, cheese, gelatin or other animal by-products.
What are some advantages of a plant based diet?
Reduced Saturated Fats
Dairy and meat contain a large amount of saturated fats. When you reduce the amount of saturated fats from your diet, you’ll can your health greatly, especially your cardiovascular health.
Antioxidants are one of the best ways to protect against cell damage. Many researchers also believe that antioxidants help protect your body against forming some types of cancer.
Eliminating any food that comes from an animal and you will eliminate all dietary cholesterol from your diet. Lower cholesterol leads to better health.