Common Meals Promote Well-Being


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Your child may be

35% less likely to engage in disordered eating
24% more likely to eat healthier foods and
12% less likely to be overweight

WHEN YOU SHARE A COMMON MEAL

Experts in health and psychology agree that having a common meal each day is crucial to health and well-being. It increases the possibility of eating the healthy foods that maintain physical health as well as the likelihood of vital conversations that maintain family relationships.

PROBLEM 1: Most families report that they no longer have meals made from scratch nor do they sit around the table for a daily common meal.  This important part of family life is eroding largely due to the fact that both parents are working and meal preparation time has been crowded out.  At the same time, the elderly are alone at mealtime living with a reported lack of purpose and loneliness and singles have no reason to cook from scratch when it would be for just one person.

UNHEALTHY SOLUTION: The quick solution is to resort to processed foods, fast foods, TV Dinners and the like which carry with them many health issues including obesity, heart disease, and other diet-related diseases.

HEALTHY SOLUTION:  Vegan Core Dishes provide the plan to prepare the meals for the week all at once and have the meals labeled and in the refrigerator ready to serve. In less than 10 minutes busy families can be enjoying a common meal around the table. We you how to have the meals labeled and stored in the refrigerator ready to serve in less than 10 minutes.  Now you can serve a healthy, home-cooked meal around the table every night.

 

PROBLEM 2: In today’s world there are so many dietary choices; gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, low-sodium, low-calorie, vegan, vegetarian, high-protein and unplanned diets with no restrictions. Members of the same household find it impossible to eat the same meal at the same table. Our Healthy Meal Plan shows you how to bring everyone back together around the same table again.

UNHEALTHY SOLUTION:  Every fend for themselves.  Don’t eat together.  It just becomes a point of contention because no one can agree on the meal plan.

HEALTHY SOLUTION: Vegan Core Dishes create a way for meat-eaters and vegans to eat at the same table in perfect harmony. We do this by changing the focus from “meat or no meat” to higher goals of being healthy, happy, satisfied and living together in peace.  This practical plan offers a theme for each day of the week that everyone will enjoy.  The basic nutrition of each theme is provided by the Vegan Core Dishes and meat is reduced to a “garnish”.   If a household can cooperate enough to eat these common meals together they will experience a strengthening of their family unit.

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