Adapt Popular Diets for Vegan and Vegetarians
If you are a vegan or vegetarian and want to lose weight or just change your diet to be healthier, choose a balanced diet plan that is adaptable, but that allows you flexibility to get the nutrients you need from non-animal sources.
Best choices for healthy weight loss plans that can be easily adapted for vegans and vegetarians include:
- DASH Diet
- LEARN Diet
- Mayo Clinic Diet
- Mediterranean Diet
- The Vegan Diet
- TLC Diet
- Weight Watchers
- Low Glycemic Index
- Dr. Shapiro’s Picture Perfect Weight Loss
If you want to follow a low-carb vegetarian diet plan, there are actually a few out there, but you may want to reconsider why you want to follow a low-carb plan.
Vegetarians will have an easier time on a low-carb plan than vegans because the can include dairy products for fats and protein making it easier to avoid carbohydrates. To be sure you get the proper nutrition you need as a vegetarian or vegan, consult a registered dietitian.