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Flexitarian diet: benefits and what to eat

Today, there is a great diversity of diets to follow that can also be balanced. Vegan and vegetarian are the best known but there are other options such as flexitarian or raw meals.

With that in mind, a diet that we have already mentioned has appeared: the flexitarian. This type of diet is considered one of the most balanced, but what does it consist of? What are its benefits?

What is a flexitarian diet?

Following a flexitarian diet does not imply giving up meat, but rather it means reducing the intake frequency, thus increasing the consumption of other products, such as fruits, vegetables, legumes and fish.

And what do flexitarians eat? Generally, his diet is based on vegetables and fruits along with nuts, cereals, rice, legumes or seeds, but he also usually eats eggs and dairy.

Being a flexible diet, it occasionally includes fish, seafood or meat as a complement to the foods mentioned. In addition, they tend to opt for sustainable foods such as vegetables from organic farming, organic meat or sustainable fishing.

Flexitarian diet benefits

It is a balanced diet, low in saturated fat and cholesterol, with a protective effect on heart, high in nutrients and fiber. This is also due to the special contribution of Omega 3 fatty acids in fish and proteins. It is also characterized by its high content of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

It is a very balanced and complete diet, by consuming less meat and fish, is concerned about sustainability.

Do you want to try the flexitarian diet? Tell us about your experience! In addition, on our blog, you will find a wide variety of Mediterranean, international and the famous Delta Poké Bowls recipes , cooking and health tricks so that you can have a complete and healthy diet and a healthy life both inside and out.

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