Why Eat A Plant-Based Diet?

When it comes to eating food, there are a lot of different diets available. Many diets aren’t sustainable over time, typically resulting in the patient returning to their old ways. At Dawn Potter Acupuncture, we highly recommend a plant-based diet. Plant-based diets are highly sustainable and have various benefits for your overall health. Today, Dawn Potter Acupuncture in Clearwater, Florida is discussing these benefits. Have questions? Interested in scheduling an appointment? Simply reach out today.



Boost Your Immune System

With the pandemic getting worse again, now is a better time than ever to be boosting your immune system. Eating plant-based foods can increase vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and antioxidants in your body, keeping your body more healthy and ready to fight.


Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation in the body has been linked to a variety of illnesses and diseases, making sure you reduce inflammation as much as possible is highly important. When eating a plant-based diet, phytochemicals and antioxidants go around your body neutralizing toxins that enter your body.


Increase Fiber

Eating a plant-based diet typically results in more fiber in the body, this improves the health of your gut and allows your body to absorb nutrients from the foods you consume. Along with this, fiber is known to stabilize blood sugar, low cholesterol and even improve bowel movements.


Healthy Weight

For many people, weight can be a struggle, resulting in cycles of “dieting” that result in weight loss that often returns quickly after. With a plant-based diet, patients are more likely to lose weight and maintain it.


Lower Disease Risk

Research has shown that consuming a plant-based diet can actually lower your risk for various diseases and illnesses, such as cancer, stroke, diabetes and even certain mental health disorders.


Schedule Nutritional Guidance in Clearwater

Are you interested in starting a plant-based diet? Need professional nutrition advice in Clearwater? Dawn Potter Acupuncture would be happy to help, reach out today to schedule your appointment.