Why are people drawn to vegetarianism? Some just want to live longer, healthier lives. Others have made the switch to preserve Earth's natural resources or from a love of animals and an ethical opposition to eating them.
Thanks to an abundance of scientific research that demonstrates the health and environmental benefits of a plant-based diet, even the federal government recommends that we consume most of our calories from grain products, vegetables and fruits.
And no wonder: An estimated 70 percent of all diseases, including one-third of all cancers, are related to diet. A vegetarian diet reduces the risk for chronic degenerative diseases such as obesity, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and certain types of cancer including colon, breast, prostate, stomach, lung and esophageal cancer.
Moku Roots is a super healthy vegan/vegetarian restaurant with wholefood recipes will leave you glowing green from all the good living, or green with envy of their Maui lifestyle. Either way, you will find a variety of fresh, locally grown veggies put together with integrity and soul unfound elsewhere in Maui.