I get emails from Whole Foods normally about their specials, but last week I got an email about Eat Right America. Apparently, WF is giving out a code allowing people a free personalized nutritional profile and a 28 day membership.
The premise of the site is that they are educating people about our true nutritional needs and are pushing a "lifestyle" that includes a focus on greens and other vegetables, fruits, beans and nuts while challenging conventional "myths" about the healthfulness of milk, meat, eggs, and even olive oil. Essentially it is an almost vegetarian way of eating but they push more of the "eat this too" instead of "don't eat that."
After doing the profile, I was told my risk for certain diseases, like diabetes or heart disease, as well as given a nutritional outline or what I should include.change about my diet. (Example, at least 1 servings of beans/legumes daily, a salad daily, more fresh fruit in the morning, more nuts, less salt) I agree with the advice given to me and I don't see anything wrong with including these foods more prominently in my diet but due to a picky husband, I will not be removing meat and dairy from my diet as much as they advise.
I guess I was wondering if anyone else was going to look into this or has? What are your thoughts on it. Good advice or just another healthy fad?Any recipes that you have that would work within their limits? I am just curious to hear from other foodies on this.
(For those of you interested, the code is makeover.)