Part 2 of our Series: Woman's Guide To Healthy Eating For Fast Weight Loss
A Guide To A Daily Healthy Vegetarian Weight Loss Eating Plan
These days, vegetarianism (avoiding any kind of meats for the sake of physical and moral health) is evolving into an incredibly popular lifestyle. Many statistics and research attest the benefits that a vegetarian diet can provide
Many worldwide famous names in the niche of health-care highly encourage people of all age groups to eliminate meat from their meals for optimum health. While some doctors promote vegetarianism as a beneficial diet to follow every now and then as a great detox, the pedestrians of this movement advise everyone to adopt the vegetarian lifestyle for both health and moral reasons.
Our focus will be on how you can apply the vegetarian diet to speed-up you weight loss and kick you into some healthier eating habits. Even if you go back to meat afterwards… You’ll learn you can live happily without it!
The Benefits of a vegetarian diet
What kind of benefits will you experience if you go on a vegetarian diet? First and foremost, you will experience an elevated spirit and a brand new outlook on life. This is by far the most widely spread benefit of a vegetarian diet.
And here’s why: The daily consumption of meat is known to trigger a feeling of heaviness inside the body.
On a vegetarian diet you avoid stressing your body with such foods that are too heavy for your stomach. Subsequently, vegetarians experience increased energy levels. It is widely known that fruits and vegetables are a staple of a healthy vegetarian diet. Healthy carbohydrates are extremely essential if you have an active way of life. On a vegetarian diet, calorie counting can be a much easier and pleasant process.
A healthy vegetarian daily eating plan usually consists of less calories rather than a high-fat daily eating plan. That is because satiation comes faster when consuming healthy foods instead of meats or junk food. When eating high fat foods, satiation comes slower and thus, your body lacks necessary nutrients. And everybody knows that elevated spirits, increased energy levels, less calories and nutrients are essential for weight loss!
Let’s take a closer look at how your daily eating plan should look:
A smoothie a day keeps the doctor away! Morning is the most indicated time of the day to load your body with essential nutrients. Have a look at our suggested Banana pear smoothie:
Pro Tip: You can find many AWESOME smoothie recipes at Food Network. Also, make sure to get a good smoothie-making machine, here is a link to show the best blenders for smoothies. http://www.greenthickies.com/10-best-blenders-for-smoothies/
Salads work better for lunch. You can always opt for some fruits salads or veggie salads topped with nuts. Checkout our brussel and couscous salad suggestion below – and find more recipe ideas at COOKIE+kate
For dinner you can opt for a more substantial dish that includes rice, pasta and vegetables. Try making our super quick rice and veggie dish to get started. You can also find a bunch of GREAT vegetarian dinner suggestions at BBC good food
In between the meals, you can go for a tasty snack.
Other great snacks are nuts (10 to 15 nuts of any kind per day). Nuts are high in calories.
Apps for easy vegetarian recipes on the go:You can also get recipes on the go with these great apps:
To sum it all up
This post should serve as a one - day vegetarian eating plan that can help you successfully lose weight in a short period of time. Stick to the guidelines exposed here to create your own healthy vegetarian-eating regime. To make your task of weight loss even easier, we’ve compiled these three awesome apps that can speed up your success!
Author: Amna El Tawil
Author Bio: Amna is a Health & Fitness Editor at Nutrition Souq. Her specialties are health eating, diet, weight loss and fitness activities that promote a healthy lifestyle. She has contributed to several publications sold on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Kobo in addition to two self-help books for the John Maxwell Organization. She also worked as a full time journalist for the largest media network in the Middle East: MBC.
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