Someone who follows the Flexitarian Diet, which is a style of eating that encourages mostly plant-based foods while allowing meat and other animal products in moderation. It’s more flexible than fully vegetarian or vegan diets.
A nice and beneficial option to vegan or vegetarian diets.
From the impressive Solvable podcast below…
Lettuce is something people get with their sub sandwiches. It’s like the default veggie people ask for with their subs. It’s also the thing that gets put on first, and most, among the veggies asked for.
Lettuce also the least nutritious of all the vegetables, mostly being water inside generic plant cells with how pale the sub lettuce tends to be. It’s not much more than that even when it’s not so pale. It’s neither as colorful as the other vegetables that make them more nutritious, nor as tasty, I might add.
Thinking about this, I recently made a tiny, tiny life change on this matter.
Lots of people resolve to lose weight throughout a given year, and they try all sorts of diet to do so. I’m not going to debate the merits of losing weight here, but if that’s your thing, I have a very practical suggestion to help. It is a lifestyle called hara hachi bu, from the Japanese island of Okinawa, home of the largest populations of people aged over 100 (centenarians).