What TRULY Is A Whole Foods Plant Based Diet? – WFPB Diet Explained

A whole food plant based diet, sounds complicated, but it really isn’t.

Let’s boil it down:

Whole foods, stands for & normal natural foods. What is the opposite of normal & natural foods? Junk food.

Plant-based diet, stands for a diet based on plants. That is a vegan diet.

So TRULY, a whole food plant-based diet is a no junk vegan diet.

Awesome doctors such as Michael Greger, Eric Klaper, Dean Ornish, T. Colin Campbell and Caldwell Esselstyn advocate for a whole foods plant based diet.

These are not nobodies:

  • Dr. Michael Greger MD is the owner of the largest non-profit and non-governmental nutritional organzation (for Michael Greger’s background and recent news, read this article).
  • Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn MD is a former Olympic athlete.
  • Dr. T. Colin Campbell is a founding member of the largest nutritional study ever conducted.

So who follows a whole foods plant-based diet?

who follows a whole foods plant-based diet?

Awesome people such as Steve Jobs, Lewis Hamilton, Kim Kardashian, Bill Clinton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as Florian Wüest, follow a largely whole foods plant based diet.

Well, most of them you’ve probably not heard of before.

The last one is quite an omnipresent figure, which should ring a familiar bell, but otherwise you’re forgiven if you’ve not heard of the other ones.
I mean, I haven’t heard of them either.

Why do these people follow a whole food plant based diet.

The same reason people might follow a vegan diet. One reason is for the animals, 77 billion animals get killed per year for food. 100,000 animals since you began watching this video.

Another reason is for the environment, some scientists cite the livestock industry as the main contributor to climate change, assuming it is responsible for 51% of all greenhouse gas emissions.

And the last reason is the health reason is worth noting here, as a whole food plant based diet is the only diet that has ever shown to prevent and reverse heart disease in clinical settings.

So how do you go whole food plant-based?

  • Step 1: Go vegan.
  • Step 2: Avoid the crappy vegan junk foods.
  • Step 3: ??
  • Step 4: Profit

Is there a negative side to being whole food plant based?

Well, if you really want to pay more health bills, be responsible for a ridiculous number of animals killed, get heavy metal poisoning by your food choices, then yes, there are probably downsides to going whole food plant based.

Jokes aside, there really isn’t.

Is it hard to switch your nutrition to a whole foods plant-based diet?

Well, not as hard as enduring a bypass operation. But not as easy as walking into a McDonalds and ordering a burger.

It’s somewhere inbetween.

Is it worth it?

You bet it is.

Jokes aside here, the impacts on your energy, weight, sleep quality and overall appearance is remarkable.

It feels awesome when your doctor tells you that your cholesterol levels are off the chart, in the healthy direction.