Wonder why big, strong wrestlers like Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate, and Trent Seven, with a heavy meat-focused diet, have led the way for a vegan diet in the wrestling world, and are encouraging others to go plant-based too? Vegetarian meat also known as plant based meat has proven to be able to provide many benefits listed below.
Here are 7 reasons why you should eat plant-based meat or mock meat.
Wondering why normal vegetarian food isn’t just an alternative to meat and protein? Rising consciousness for protein in our country we are likely to see an increase in demand for protein by the time we get to 2030. Our existing food system can be a challenge to meet this increasing demand. Plant-based food consists of highly nutritious - Soy and pea proteins, gluten, beans beet juice extract, quinoa, and lentils, which are the major ingredients that can help you get adequate protein and other essential nutrients to optimize health.
Easy to digest
Constipation is a sign of dehydration. Beans, and quinoa which are common ingredients in plant-based meat, are excellent sources of dietary fiber. They are known to be high in fiber, helping relieve constipation which in turn helps to lose weight.
Aids muscle strength
Young or old muscle strength is a vital part of the overall health puzzle. Vegan meat provides a variety of essential vitamins and minerals like vitamin D, E, B1, B6, B12, C folate, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, and iron that rebuild your muscle strength naturally. Instead of hopping on to the external supplements, plant-based eating helps improve oxygen delivery throughout the body.
Reduces cardiovascular disease
The American Heart Association researched and followed subjects for 18 years and found that women who ate more plant-based meat sources had an associated lower risk of dementia, lower risk of cardiovascular disease, compared to participants who ate the same amount of animal meat — primarily beef and pork — for the same duration.
Great Flavour and Texture
Hey, plant-based meat tastes just like meat!!! Wondering how? Flavours in mock meat come from the most natural sources possible. The amalgamation of proteins and sugar molecules, at certain moisture and temperature levels, helps get the exact aroma and taste. You get the exact meaty taste you need with all the marinades, sauces, and spices to create umami flavour. Plant-based meats can often taste just as good, if not better, than their real counterparts.
Easy to make
We all know how time-consuming it can be to cook a meal from scratch, especially when you don’t have cooking skills. Plant-based meats, on the other hand, are easily cooked to satisfy your cravings conveniently as they can be stored indefinitely. With just a quick fry, you get amazing crisp and crunch to the food in the most delicious way possible.
Keeps you Mentally Strong
Your brain is a major organ in your body, so its health and function are a priority. Implementing a plant-based diet enhances your brain’s health by reducing high cholesterol that clogs arteries, limiting your brain’s blood flow.
Adopting a plant-based meat is worth implementing where your body will surprise you in ways you wouldn’t realize. With all these exceptional benefits give a plant-based diet a go and enjoy your newfound health.