A significant convergence of evidence suggests that plant-based diets can help prevent and even reverse some of the top killer diseases in the Western world and can be more effective than medication and surgery.
The Physicians for Responsible Medicine Report:
Increased fruit and vegetable consumption decreases the risk for cardiovascular disease, cancer, and premature mortality, according to a new review published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. After reviewing 95 studies, researchers concluded that eating just 2.5 servings of fruits and vegetables combined per day could reduce one’s risk for heart disease, stroke, all-cause mortality, and cancer by 8, 16, 8, and 10 percent, respectively. Eating 7.5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day offered the greatest protection against cancer, while eating 10 servings offered the greatest protection against heart disease, stroke, and premature death from any cause. These amounts are well above the common recommendation of 5 servings per day.
Aune D, Giovannucci E, Boffetta P, et al. Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer and all-cause mortality–a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies. Int J Epidemiol. Published online February 22, 2017.
The purpose of these pages is not to suggest that you select ONLY these foods to supplement your deficiency, but to show you that if you are eating a healthy balanced diet, eating from the rainbow, and excluding toxic foods, restore your gut-health, then your body will automatically receive the nutrients it needs. Whilst the list of foods that we recommend you exclude from your diet is currently on our DAILY NUTRITION page – it is vital that in order to gain good health, you begin this exclusion process as soon as possible.
The Whole Food Plant based plate gives a good indication of the “The Four Food Groups”. For a balanced diet follow the recommended daily servings as indicated. Use this as a guide to get you started whilst eating the foods you enjoy, until you are familiar and comfortable with the quantities and volumes you need to sustain a healthy lifestyle.
The DBM Food Pyramid gives a good indication of types and volumes foods that we recommend to all DBM Patients/Clients. Please remember, you may only eat the goat cheese and other goat products as indicated on that pyramid, on the advice of your DBM Physician/Practitioner. Ensure that when selecting fruits and vegetables you “Eat from The Rainbow”. Whole grains and legumes form an important part of this natural, balanced lifestyle. By eating whole foods, a wide variety of fruit and veggies (eating from the rainbow) you will get all the nutrients your body needs. To show you how wonderful fruits and veggies are – look at the graphics on the Eat From The Rainbow page and you will clearly see that a wide range of fruit and veggies will more than provide for your needs.
The 5-In-5-Out Plan will help you start removing the foods from your diet that impact your health. Finally, take a look at our 5-Track-Plan (PDF | PageFlip) – it will guide you through the maze of reaching your goal of good health and better lifestyle choices. Please contact your DBM Physician to book an appointment to assess you.
Please be aware that external lists or websites we link to might include fish, meat, soya, or other foods that are restricted on all DBM programs. The links are retained as a requirement of copyright. The publishing of this list is intended as educational and certain foods that this article might be listed or linked to do not support DBMs philosophies or practices. At all times, ensure that the foods you select are permitted by your DBM Physician for your health imbalance. Select only NON-GMO sources that are organic and/or sundried.
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