Why You Should Eat Plant-Based During a Pandemic

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, you are likely wondering how you can stay the healthiest you possibly can. While sitting at home generally results in being less active, it’s important to pay attention to the foods you’re putting into your body. New surveys show that more people are gravitating to plant-based sources of protein during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the top reasons why you should consider eating plant-based during this time.

You can still get protein with plant-based foods. 

Just because you cut meat out of your diet, doesn’t mean you can’t consume enough protein. About a quarter of U.S. citizens said they’re eating more protein from plant sources since the outbreak hit. Along with consuming protein, plant-based meats likely have more vitamins and minerals. You don’t have to cut out meat all together, either! Try substituting one of your meals with a plant-based protein source, and monitor how it makes you feel. 

There’s health benefits to eating plant-based. 

Plant-based meals contain naturally occurring fibers, anti-inflammatory micronutrients and antioxidants. On the other hand, meat contains lots of unhealthy fats. In addition, plant-based diets may lower your blood pressure, keep your heart healthy, and help you lose weight. It’s also important to note that all plant-based proteins are NOT created equal. If you’re looking for an all natural, and REAL veggie burger, NoBull is for you! NoBull is made of organic lentils, grains, and various roasted veggies – that’s it. With NoBull, you can get a completely clean and natural source of plant-based protein that is both sustainable for your body and a better food source for our planet!

You can create a habit of eating healthy, even after the pandemic.

Eating plant-based gives you the opportunity to consume more fruits, veggies, and whole grains. If you are able to stick to a diet with real and wholesome foods, it can become a habit and stay with you even after the pandemic ends. You know what they say, it takes an average of 66 days to make a habit, so start now! Need more plant-based recipes? Check out our recipe and blog page

NoBull is so excited to hear that plant-based alternatives are getting the recognition they deserve. Let us know if you use NoBull in your next plant-based recipe by sharing with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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