Going Vegan | 7 Ways Veganism Will Drastically Improve Health & Fitness

Going Vegan | 7 Ways Veganism Will Drastically Improve Health & Fitness

There are many reasons to go vegan. Some people choose to become vegan for ethical reasons, while others do it for health reasons. Whatever the reason, there are many benefits to veganism that can improve your life in various ways.

One of the most significant benefits of veganism is that you'll be fitter and healthier overall. Vegans typically have lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and they're at a much lower risk for heart disease, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. In addition, vegans tend to have more energy and suffer from fewer aches and pains than meat-eaters.

If you're looking for a way to improve your health, fitness, and overall well-being, consider giving veganism a try!

1. You'll have more energy

Going vegan can do wonders for your energy levels. Without the burden of digesting animal products, your body will have more energy to devote to other tasks. And since vegan diets are typically high in fibre and low in saturated fat, you'll be less likely to suffer from energy-sapping digestive problems.

The benefits of a vegan diet are well-documented. The diet is often rich in vitamins and minerals essential for sustaining energy levels. After the initial adjustment period (especially if your diet consists heavily of animal products), many vegans report feeling a surge of energy - attributed to switching to a plant-based diet. So if you're looking for a natural energy boost, going vegan might be the answer.

Try our Vegan Teriyaki Tofu Power Bowl for an energy boost.

HerbiDoor's ever-popular Tofu Power Bowl provides the perfect blend of macros to help keep you feeling fuller for longer to perform at your best throughout the day. It is nutritious, smells incredible, and explodes with flavour. So if you're looking for a meal delivery that will help you stay active and energised, look no further than this dish. It is made with fresh ingredients, including organic tofu, broccolini, brown rice, and edamame.

2. Veganism can improve your workouts

If you're looking for a way to improve your workout results, you may want to consider going vegan. A healthy vegan diet can provide all your body's nutrients to support physical performance. Many professional athletes are now vegan, including NFL player David Carter, Olympic weightlifter Kendrick Farris, and tennis champion Venus Williams. Research has also shown that a plant-based diet can improve cardiovascular health and help to decrease inflammation. So if you're looking for a way to boost your workout results, going vegan is an excellent option.

Try our Buttered Chickpea for your protein fix.

HerbiDoor's Active Meal range contains delicious meals with all the nutrients you need to promote an active lifestyle. Try our creamy, fragrant, and mildly spiced Buttered Chickpea, which is a good source of protein and fibre and is low in fat. It comes paired with brown rice, which provides complex carbohydrates to sustain your energy throughout the day.

3. Veganism can help you lose weight

According to a recent study, veganism can help with weight loss. The study found individuals following vegan diets tend to have lower body weights and fewer cardiovascular disease risk factors. The vegan diet also reduces BMI, body fat percentage, and waist circumference. There are a few reasons why the vegan diet is effective for weight loss:

  1. Vegan meals are typically lower in calories than non-vegan meals.
  2. Vegan meals tend to be high in fibre, which helps to keep you feeling full after eating.
  3. The vegan diet eliminates processed foods, often high in sugar and empty calories.

If you're looking to lose weight, a nutritionally balanced vegan diet is worth considering. And with meal delivery services, it's easier than ever to get started.

Try our Laska for your protein fix.

Why not get our ready-made vegan Laska delivered straight to you? This meal is low in calories and high in protein content. Plus, it helps you save time and tastes great. It uses vegetables and organic noodles to cater to your everyday wellness goals perfectly.

4. Veganism is great for your skin

As the world becomes increasingly health-conscious, more and more people are exploring plant-based diets. While there are many reasons to choose a vegan lifestyle, one of the most compelling is the impact it can have on your body and skin. A healthy diet is essential for healthy skin, and a vegan diet can provide all the nutrients you need for clear, glowing skin. In addition, veganism can help reduce inflammation, which is often the cause of acne. And since veganism eliminates dairy and eggs from your diet, it can also help reduce congestion and breakouts. If you're looking for a way to improve your skin, a plant-based diet is worth exploring. There are plenty of delicious vegan meal delivery options available, so you can easily incorporate veganism into your busy lifestyle.

Try our Dal Makhani in your next meal delivery.

Our Dal Makhani is a part of our active range, made & delivered fresh with high-quality ingredients. It’s a high-protein meal that will leave you wanting more. It is served with Kashmiri Pulau, a rice dish with cashews, sultanas, and other herbs and spices. The urad dal and kidney beans may even help reduce pain and inflammation because of their anti-inflammatory properties.

5. Plant-based food can improve mental wellbeing

The wellness benefits of vegan diets are well-documented. Studies have shown that veganism can improve mental health, and many people who adopt a vegan lifestyle do so for this reason. There are several theories about why vegan meals can have such a positive effect on mental health. One theory is that veganism can help reduce inflammation linked to various mental health conditions. Another theory is that plant-based diets are inherently healthier than omnivorous diets and that this improved physical health leads to improved mental health. Whatever the reason, there is no doubt that veganism can be beneficial for mental health. If you're considering making the switch to vegan meals, know that you could be improving your mental well-being and physical health. Delicious meals await you!

To read about other ways a vegan diet can improve productively, see our blog post ‘Vegan’ Workplaces | Can Plant-Based Diets Help Improve Productivity?

Treat yourself

Who said that desserts couldn't be healthy? Reward yourself with our delicious choc vanilla protein pudding for a post-workout treat or simply as a tasty snack on a lazy couch day.

6. Veganism can reduce your risk of developing cancer

A vegan diet can reduce the risk of developing cancer. Many types of meat and dairy products have been linked to an increased risk of certain types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer. Furthermore, a meal plan rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains has been shown to reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer. While many factors contribute to cancer development, following a vegan diet is a straightforward way to reduce your risk.

Try our Clean Rissole Dinner

This dish is handcrafted by our chefs to be packed with flavour. The broccoli included in this dish is a known nutritional powerhouse. It provides everything from fibre to vitamins C and K. It can also help reduce your risk of developing cancer. Studies have shown that compounds in broccoli can help protect cells from damage and prevent the growth of cancerous tumours. So including this superfood in your diet, you could be doing your body a world of good. 

7. Veganism is a great way to clean up your diet and fall sick less often

When you eat delicious vegan meals, you will consume fewer toxins and chemicals. Meals made with fresh seasonal produce promote gut health while also helping the environment. Vegan food can reduce the risk of developing chronic illnesses like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. A vegan diet is also rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which can boost your immune system and help keep you healthy.

See the complete menu to mix things up a bit!

Our chef-made meals are delivered to your door all across Australia. Check out our delivery locations here. With our range of healthy meal delivery options, you can concentrate on your own physical and mental well-being, leaving all the hard work of meal prep to us.

Let HerbiDoor be your health and fitness partner!

So, if you're looking for an easy and delicious way to improve your physical and mental health & fitness, veganism is the way to go. With all of the fantastic benefits it offers, there's no reason not to give it a try! And if you need some help getting started with a meal plan, check out our range of vegan active meals today. We also have several oil-free and gluten-free vegan meals that cater to various dietary preferences. 

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