WHAT IS THE DEAL WITH THE FLEXITARIAN DIET?

Have you heard of the Flexitarian lifestyle? It’s not a new style of yoga, but a flexible food lifestyle that’s taking the world by storm. The Flexitarian diet is here for the long haul, with most of us already unknowingly following guidelines in our everyday lives.

Flexitarian by definition means: one who usually meatless diet contains meat or fish. It’s also more widely known as flexible vegetarianism or the flexible lifestyle diet, meaning you eat majority vegetarian however only what is manageable for you. It’s also a great starter for those who would like to switch to a vegetarian lifestyle, but who don’t want to exclude meat all together.

But what makes it so great? Recent studies show that the Flexitarian diet has many health benefits like better weight management, lower blood pressure and better metabolic health. But whatever your reason may be; wanting to improve your health, include more balance in your diet, or eat a more sustainable food variety, the Flexitarian lifestyle is here to stay.

Need some recipe ideas for the week? Why not try this Mango & Lychee smoothie bowl, or this Trofie al Pesto.

 

 

RESOURCE: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5216044/

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