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πŸ₯¬ Plant-Based Eating

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🍍 What is Wellwith?

Wellwith makes it easy to find and share healthy resources and turn them into action! Instead of frantic social media feeds, it's a space for thoughtfully curated content from people and brands you care about. We're new! So to keep things simple, we're zooming in on one practice that benefits several dimensions of well-being: plant-based eating. To start, check out the actions or resources below...

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Hello! I love that plant-based eating benefits our health, our planet, and animals. Plus, it's not as hard (or bland, or expensive!) as we assume, and it's a great way to try new foods. For me, one of those foods has been beans. Sooo many beans :) Hummus on toast in the morning, chickpeas in my smoothie for lunch, lentils in a stir-fry for dinner... I'm creating Wellwith to make it easier to enjoy plant-based eating and other healthy actions with people and brands you care about. Thanks for being here!

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From Wellwith: We're new! So to keep things simple, we're zooming in on one practice that benefits several dimensions of well-being: plant-based eating. Explore how plant-based eating benefits the categories you care about by expanding the drop-downs below, or keep scrolling for Mike's curated resources!

🧠 Mental Health

Plant-based eating appears to influence mental health positively and has been correlated with fewer symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, and mood disturbance. It may also help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

πŸ’ͺ Physical Health

A diet based around plants can help prevent a variety of diseases and promote good health throughout our lives. For athletes, plant-based eating can boost performance and speed recovery.

🌎 Outdoors

Though the connection isn't obvious, the way we currently raise animals for food is devastating our planet. For most people, reducing meat and dairy consumption is the most effective way to reduce our ecological footprint.

🐢 Animals

Eating more plant-based meals lowers demand for meat, dairy and eggs, which dramatically reduces animal suffering on factory farms around the world. As Lyn White puts it, "Since we can lead healthy, happy, fulfilling lives without harming those who share this world with us, why wouldn't we?"

πŸ’΅ Saving Money

Contrary to popular belief, plant-based eating doesn't have to be expensive! Staples like beans and grains are some of the least expensive foods around, and frozen produce is cheaper and just as healthy as fresh! Resources like Plant-Based on a Budget and Budget Bytes make affordable plant-based eating easier than ever, and studies like this one show how significant the savings can be.

πŸ˜‹ Enjoying Food

Plant-based eating is delicious! As with the other categories listed here, we'd love for you to dive deeper into the curated resources below! You can also search for friends' and brands' pages here and create your own page here. Happy exploring!

πŸ₯¬ Mike's Plant-Based Eating Resources

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Benefits key

🧠 = Mental Health πŸ’ͺ = Physical Health πŸ™ = Spiritual Health 🐢 = Animals 🌎 = Outdoors πŸ’΅ = Saving Money πŸ• = Saving Time πŸ˜‹ = Enjoying Food

Resource Type key

🍏 = Action πŸ“° = Article πŸ“± = App πŸ’» = Website 🎧 = Podcast πŸ“š = Book ▢️ = Video 🍿 = Documentary

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Resources

BenefitsResource Type + Name
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The Beginner’s Guide to a Plant-Based Diet
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The Power of a Plant-Based Diet for Good Health
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Plant-Based on a Budget
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Budget Bytes
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Minimalist Baker
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NutritionFacts.org
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Vegan Starter Kit
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21-Day Vegan Kickstart
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Forks Over Knives [Film]
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The Game Changers
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Eating Mercifully
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Rich Red Curry with Roasted Vegetables
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Beet and Coconut Bacon Flatbreads with Herb Cashew Cheese
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Why is animal agriculture so bad for the planet?
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Oats and Nutrition: The Latest Research (NutritionFacts.org)
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Cruciferous Vegetables: The Latest Research (NutritionFacts.org)
πŸ’¬ More Categories Coming Soon!

πŸ”­ In addition to plant-based eating, we plan to support content curation for other practices moving forward, including sleep, meditation, and yoga. Have ideas for how to do so without overcomplicating things? We'd love to hear from you, here!

πŸ“Œ Featured Resources

The Beginner’s Guide to a Plant-Based Diet From Mike: One of the simplest, most helpful overviews I've seen. Includes a breakdown of the five main plant-based food groups: fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and legumes.

Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen Checklist From Mike: This was such a useful resource early in my plant-based journey, and continues to be. It's a simple framework and mobile app to track your daily servings in each of a dozen categories including berries, beans, and greens. Available for Android and iPhone. Highly recommended!

Rich Red Curry with Roasted Vegetables From Mike: Minimalist Baker has sooo many delicious, easy recipes. This is one of my favorites :)

Puritanical veganism is not for everyone – don’t let it put you off a plant-based diet From Mike: Plant-based advocates shoot themselves in the foot far too often. This piece is an encouraging call for pragmatism over "perfection."

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Well-being dimensions

The well-being wheel is a great way to think through the dimensions of well-being:

πŸ’ͺ Physical

The role that you take in maintaining your body for strength, vitality and energy.

🧠 Emotional / Mental

Being aware and managing your feelings, being at peace with who you are, and having the tools you need to weather life's ups and downs.

🌎 Environmental

Reflects the impact your environment (home, school, city, planet) has on you and the impact you have on the environment.

πŸ’΅ Financial

Your relationship with money and skills for managing resources, as well as your ability to make good consumer choices and seek out appropriate financial opportunities.

πŸ—οΈ Occupational

The work you choose to do and how it contributes to your community and fulfills you.

πŸ‘‹ Social

How you choose to define and connect with your community and the people around you.

πŸ’­ Intellectual

Feeling stimulated and engaged with learning and staying open to new ideas and perspectives.

πŸ™ Spiritual

Your understanding of your place and purpose, how you make meaning of what happens to you, and what your mind goes to for comfort or relief.

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πŸ”­ In addition to plant-based eating, we plan to support content curation for other practices moving forward, including sleep, meditation, and yoga. Have ideas for how to do so without overcomplicating things? We'd love to hear from you, here!

Wabi-sabi

🍡 Wabi-sabi is one of our company values. It helps us embrace the imperfections in our well-being and sustainability journeys and in the work we're doing as we create Wellwith.

Click here for a great description of the concept and how it can apply to work and websites, from Simon Sinek:

"Wabi sabi is a Japanese design concept. It means beauty in that which is temporary or imperfect. Things that come off of an assembly line, for example, are perfect, but things made by hand, like the glaze on a Japanese ceramic bowl, are imperfect. It is their imperfections that give them their beauty.

The same is true for people. It is the combination of all of our imperfections that make us vulnerable and beautiful.

We love the idea of wabi sabi as a metaphor for the work we do. Our work centers around this idea of life as a journey. That we are all working to become better versions of ourselves. The idea of a β€œwork in progress” is also the strategy for our website.

You’ll see little things that are imperfectβ€”the size of images next to each other, for example, or the hand drawn elements. We wanted our site to reflect the journey of constant improvement we are all onβ€”as leaders, as organizations and as individuals. We believe that it is the imperfections that make it feel human, and beautiful."