Dr Spiezia and his family have been vegetarian for nearly 30 years.
-To protect our planet and our environment, including its creatures.
Less meat = more green and clean enviroment
-To be healthier and have more energy
-To prevent premature ageing
-For peace: most vegetarian animals are peaceful, hopefully humans too!
Eating a balanced vegetarian diet helps keeping the skin, our biggest organ, healthy and clear. This is due to the richness of anti-oxidants, chlorophyll, beta-carotene and vitamins found present within it.
All these help reduce the ageing process which in turn make you feel happier with yourself! Anti-oxidants are also known to reduce the risk of cancers.
Some people think a vegetarian diet can be ‘boring’ and that it will not give you enough strength to deal with your day to day tasks, but when you look closely at many athletes, including Olympic medallists, you will find a lot of them have shun away from meat. It just shows that that right diet can really improve you physical and mental being.
Many iconic figures were vegetarian such as Albert Einstein, Gandhi, Buddha, Pythagoras, Plato and Leonardo da Vinci. Many famous people today have opted for a vegetarian or even vegan lifestyle; Among the names are Jennifer Lopez, Anne Hathaway, Woody Harrelson , Leo di Caprio, Brad Pitt…that’s just a few! It’s almost become a healthy trend, which is great!
A few tips:
1)Adding nuts and seeds in your everyday diet will add a ‘vital’ glowing feel to your skin as these are full of Omega 3/6 as well as vitamin E.
2)Make sure your vegetables,fruit and nuts are organic to reduce the risk of accumulation of pesticides in the body.
Use this week to try out new recipes with friends and feel great in the process!