COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways, not least of which is how we think about food. Once upon a time, we looked at meals as satisfying our cravings or our hunger, or as comfort or entertainment–or for athletes–as fuel. But now we also see food as a powerful medicine, a way of boosting our immunity and fighting inflammation in the time when our bodies are our greatest defenses against a virus that takes down even the healthiest individuals. We know that being healthy and eating a diet rich in nutrients and antioxidants is the best way to defend ourselves, by fortifying our immunity. (Plus wearing a mask, washing our hands and social distancing.) But to build our immunity we have to choose the right foods.

Enter the three-day Immune-Boosting Diet from Plantable, the plant-based food delivery service that has made it easy to join the ranks of plant-based eaters, as a healthy and convenient (and delicious) way to the on-ramp to a plant-based diet. You choose the foods, they send them to you frozen, you heat them up (stovetop or microwave) to enjoy a meal of healthy ingredients.

Plantable was launched on the idea that eating healthy plant-based food should be accessible to all, and they have focused on creating meals to help promote overall health, with cancer-fighting agents and meals the let your body tap into natural weight loss.

Fighting inflammation and boosting immunity happens with your fork

Now Plantable has introduced a special 3-day immune-boosting meal delivery service that will help you jump start your body's fighting defenses by packing your diet full of nutrients: Vitamins C, E, and A, plus powerful plant compounds, that act as antioxidants, as well as minerals like zinc and iron, along with filling fiber-rich foods, to give you energy as you fortify your system against any and all invaders–including the dreaded COVID-19 virus.

One of the biggest immune zappers is stress, so to know that you are doing everything you can to eat an immune-boosting diet for three days should send stress packing, along with unwanted bloat, toxins, and chemicals that sneak into your regular meals (preservatives), and help you bolster your immunity in just 76 hours. Plantable has gluten-free options as well as nut-free, soy-free, and all of the ingredients are natural and could have been bought at the farm stand.

Founded by a quantum chemist, Dr. Nadja Pinnavaia, who has devoted her professional life to helping others eat a healthy plant-based diet, after losing her father at a young age and her mother later to breast cancer, Plantable has been sending delicious, easy-to-plate, chef-designed frozen meals to your door for an affordable price now for nearly 2 years. The company was founded to make eating a plant-based diet easy, "either to kickstart a new lifestyle or to provide busy people with the ease of prepared meals, made from scratch, with real, clean ingredients," Nadja explains.

The 3-Day  Immunity Cleanse is one of the ways she is doing this. You can also opt for an á la carte box (choose your own meals and assemble your own plan for $162.50) as well as a Quick Start Plan for one week ($225) and a total Reboot, for four weeks ($175 billed weekly). The programs work to get back on track.

"In today’s world, now more than ever, we need to support our immune system. Eating a clean, plant-based diet is the easiest way to restore our immunity and keep us strong 💪," Pinnavaia says. So she created this plan.

Immunity can be built from within, with the right foods and ingredients

By choosing the "3-Day Cleanse" you are committing to your body's natural immune-boosting powers, adding foods like Thai Coconut Vegetable Soup for lunch, with nearly 75 percent of your daily recommended Vitamin A and loaded with anti-inflammatory veggies and herbs. Each meal takes the guesswork out of getting your daily immune-boosting ingredients, such as:

  • Vitamins C and E: Found in oranges, strawberries, broccoli, mangoes, lemons, and red peppers.
  • Beta-Carotene: Found in sweet potatoes, carrots, and green leafy vegetables.
  • Zinc: Sources include nuts, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and legumes.

The Cleanse costs $129 and includes: (You get 15% off with the code THEBEET15)

3 days of breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Your choice of a selection of meals that feature top anti-inflammatory ingredients

  • Whole food, plant-based meals chef-prepared from scratch and shipped frozen
  • Online support to accompany you on your journey
  • Pick your ship date and receive your meals 1-2 days later

The best part: With meals like Cherry Tomato and Pesto Flatbread and Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice and Avocado Crema, and Ginger Carrot Soup with Seed Crumble, you'll never be hungry or feel like you're compromising taste for health. With the 3-Day Immunity Cleanse, you'll feel great in just 1 to 2 days, and satisfied every single time you eat one of these delicious and tasty frozen meals.

Salut! To Your Health. And when you check out, remember to put in THEBEET15 for 15% off!

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