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Plant-Forward Eating

Compared to a typical American diet, a plant-forward philosophy is higher in unsaturated fats and fiber. Fruits and vegetables, whole grains and a variety of protein-rich foods like beans and peas, nuts and seeds are the mainstays of this eating style. Plant-forward eating doesn’t have to be vegetarian or vegan. Low-fat milk and dairy products, seafood, lean meat, poultry and eggs can also be included if desired, but are not the focus of plant-forward menus.

Cracking the Basics of Plant-Forward Eating

Plant-forward eating is not “all or nothing.” You don’t have to go meat-free to be more plant-forward. What Is Plant-Forward Eating? Fruits and vegetables, whole grains and a variety of protein-rich foods like beans and peas, nuts, and seeds are the mainstays of plant-forward eating. Low-fat milk and dairy products,…

Plant-Forward Eating Tips and Tricks

Think plant-forward eating is difficult? Think again! With a few tips and tricks, you’ll be eating more tasty plant-forward meals in no time. Plant-forward is not “all or nothing.” You don’t have to go meat-free to be more plant-forward. Try adding veggies to your favorite recipes and comfort foods. You’ll…

8 Easy Ways to Replace Saturated Fats with Unsaturated Fats

Good, unsaturated fats are an important part of your daily diet and play an essential role in human health from head (brain!) to toe (joints!), and every cell in between. Fats also help us feel full and ensure healthy communication between nerve impulses and the transfer of nutrients through the…

Plant-Forward Recipe Collection

Start rethinking the center of your plate with this selection of fresh and colorful plant-forward recipes.

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