April 18, 2024 Trending New York News

According to Nutritionist Alisia Essig, “If You Don’t Take Time for Eating More Whole Plant Foods, Your Body Will Take Time for You.”

With no clear directions, Alisia Essig was handed a piece of paper from the doctor after her husband suffered a stroke. The paper advised them to follow a heart-healthy diet which read to avoid alcohol, trans-fat, saturated fats, and cholesterol. It also said he needed to eat more fiber. 

“We had to learn the hard way. If you don’t make time now, your body will make time for you in the future in the form of diseases, sickness, or tragedy,” Alisia Essig, nutritionist, and owner of PlantWhys, states.

After her husband’s stroke at just 37 years old, Alisia dedicated her time to understand what she had to do from now on to prevent another stroke. She had lost her father at just 55 years old to his one and only heart attack, and she wasn’t about to lose her husband too. 

She was shocked to find an easier explanation of a “heart healthy diet” than what that complicated piece of paper outlined. Simply put–a heart healthy diet is a plant-based diet. If you want to avoid trans fat, saturated fat and cholesterol then eating less meat and dairy is key. If you want to eat more fiber then eating plants is key–since fiber only comes from plants. 

“Most people are scared to eat plant-based because they don’t like the label of being “vegan,” Alisia describes, “but the truth is that you don’t have to go all in to experience some incredible benefits.”

Alisia promotes a 90/10 plant predominant lifestyle. “You have to leave some wiggle room for people or else they won’t stick to it long term,” she describes, “If you tell someone they can never eat bacon again, then all they will want is bacon. But if you say, you can have bacon when you want it–but let’s first eat a handful of veggies before every snack and meal, then that seems doable.” 

While Alisia has managed to help her husband improve his health, she was determined to help others too. Because a plant-based diet isn’t only heart healthy, it can prevent a plethora of conditions such as Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes, and autoimmune diseases. 

With her business PlantWhys, Alisia helps individuals and families take simple steps toward a more plant-predominant diet through meal plans, courses, and coaching. Alisia states, “changing your diet is harder than changing your religion, and having support and accountability can make all the difference in transitioning to eating more plants successfully.” 

“Eating meat sparingly and eating more whole plant foods is the best thing you can do for your long-term health,” she states. ‘This isn’t a diet. It is a lifestyle change, and this change can make all the difference to reducing your risk of chronic disease. Because, if you don’t take the time for eating more whole plant foods, your body will take the time for you.” 

Alisia recognizes that waiting for the right time never works. It takes small consistent effort and habit changes, but it is also what makes you live the life you were destined for. For more tips and tricks on adding plants to your diet, you can follow Plantwhys on Instagram or on their blog. Check out her free guide, “18 Easy Ways to Add More Plants to Your Diet.”

Banner
Related Posts

Engaging and Most Versatile: Find out More About Yvonne Doll’s Labour of Love ‘The Locals’

March 6, 2023

March 6, 2023

Indie rock infiltrated the music industry in the early 1970s. With its DIY attitude, low-budget production, and amalgamation of punk...

Lifestyle Curator Flavia Millen Makes Her Mark in the Industry With Unflinching Dedication

September 4, 2022

September 4, 2022

The world of fashion is constantly changing, with new trends emerging left, right, and center at supersonic speed. This change,...

“Failure Has Defined My Success,” Says YouTube Content Creator Eric Castellano

July 8, 2022

July 8, 2022

Content creators are inspiring people who have had professional experience in life and make content to share this experience with...

Here’s How Cayleigh Couch’s Business “Withstand the Weight” Changed Her Life for the Better

October 19, 2022

October 19, 2022

In 2014, Cayleigh decided to kickstart her fitness journey as circumstances became a little unbearable for her. This journey started...

How HR Influencer Jeremy Jenson Is Redefining the Hiring Business

April 24, 2022

April 24, 2022

The Human Resources industry is rapidly evolving. Companies look for more than just an impressive representation of an individual. They...

TEMPO Networks, Founded by Frederick A. Morton, Jr., Is on a Mission to Elevate Caribbean Culture to the Skies

August 9, 2022

August 9, 2022

TEMPO Networks is a dream come true for Frederick A. Morton, Jr. one of the most accomplished corporate attorneys and...

“Motivation Is What Gets Me Started and My Hard Work Is What Led Me to Where I’m Today” – Joshua Jones

March 22, 2022

March 22, 2022

A highly talented interior designer, Joshua Jones, believes in perseverance and hard work. He lives by the maxim from I....

Master the Art and Craft of Day Trading with the Day Trade Professor

January 25, 2022

January 25, 2022

The world of trading is a booming industry with more and more people, especially youth, entering. Some take help from...

The UGC Creator Making Clients Millions: Meet Kelly Rocklein of UGC Social

April 20, 2023

April 20, 2023

Kelly Rocklein is a self-taught direct response marketer and social media expert who has made a name for herself in...

Celebrating Black Love: ‘The Shofs’ Share Their Secrets for Keeping the Spark Alive”

January 20, 2023

January 20, 2023

In a society where Black marriages are often portrayed as troubled or lacking in media and pop culture, Abisola and...

A Spotlight On The Achievements Of Jacqueline Pappillion, Famous Influencer And Brand Ambassador

June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022

Jacqueline Pappillion is a famous influencer and brand ambassador working with multiple companies. To boost their business, numerous companies send...

Justin Alphabet Shares His Experience of How Being a Perfectionist Can Sometimes Lead to Failure

July 22, 2022

July 22, 2022

Perfectionism is not necessarily a bad trait, but when it comes to running a business, you must prepare yourself to...

3 Things That Ninos Attributes To His Success In Dropshipping

March 26, 2021

March 26, 2021

Ninos Shamo worked extremely hard in the dropshipping business that he had just launched after watching some tutorials from YouTube....

Robert Ritter, Founder and CEO of InsMark® Shares an Interesting Story of Gaining a Contract with a Major Life Insurance Company

June 21, 2022

June 21, 2022

Life never disappoints in surprising us. We fail. That is a reality. But sometimes, we fail unexpectedly. When we search...

Integrity, Mindfulness, and Honesty- Jim Becker Shares with Us the Ingredients to Becoming a Successful Business Owner

March 8, 2023

March 8, 2023

It is never too late to dream a new dream. It does not matter how many times you fail; what...

Comments
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *