African Heritage Power Plate from PCRM and Oldways

The African Heritage Power Plate is based on Oldways’ African Heritage Diet Pyramid and programming and the Physicians Committee’s Power Plate. This plant-based way of eating is inspired by healthful food traditions from across the African diaspora. This Power Plate relies on four major food groups that were staples in traditional African diets: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans, with the addition of a source of vitamin B12. It is free of animal products, including meat, dairy, and eggs, and it minimizes added salt, sugar, and fats.Foods that feed the soul. This plate is naturally rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, low in saturated fat and calories, and free of cholesterol. A plant-based diet with the additionof vitamin B12 provides all the necessary nutrients at all stages of life. It is not only preventive, but it can also help reduce complications from chronic diseases that you may already have

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