Why should I restart?
Sometimes it takes a drastic act to create change. Your body is used to doing things a certain way. And, for most of us, that way is not very healthy. So it helps to clean out the trash and start all over again.
The benefits are numerous. You feel better in general. You sleep better. Your bowels get regular. Most people loose at least a few pounds.
And you feel good knowing that you have taken control of your health and are doing something to make your life better. People who have done the restart plan often find that they like the results so much, they adopt it as a normal part of their lifestyle that continues long beyond the one month they started with.
The benefits are amazing
Lower blood pressure
Beyond that, the following facts may be interesting:
A recent study on diet and cancer estimates that up to 33% of all cancers and 80% of cancers of the large bowel, breast and prostate are diet related.
American Cancer Society
Vegetarians have stronger immune systems than meat eaters. It is due to the vitamin rich, low-fat content of their diets and reduced exposure to toxic chemicals and animal proteins.
The Cancer Project: Food Choices for Health
Substituting soy or vegetable proteins for animal protein may reduce the risk of diabetes related kidney problems.
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Some researchers feel that a vegetarian diet may be the best diet for treating heart disease, including hypertension.
The Heart Disease Prevention Manual