Whole foods are unprocessed food in their natural state. They are fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans and legumes that haven’t been stripped of their fiber, protein and other vital nutrients. They are full of
vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, live enzymes, healthy fats and fiber, as well as hundreds of phytonutrients that work together to give the body exactly what it needs to function at its optimal best. Whole foods do not contain chemical additives, preservatives, artificial flavors or colors.
Many studies have found that a whole food, plant-based diet is associated with a reduced risk from conditions such as: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, many types of cancer and even autoimmune conditions.