The Ultimate Guide to Weight Loss Through a Plant-Based Diet
Whether you want to lose weight, maintain a healthy weight, or just eat better, a plant-based diet can help you achieve your goals. Plant-based diets can help you lose weight and maintain that because they are packed with high-fiber content, which promotes feelings of fullness, without
adding extra calories. Plant-based foods are fibrous and chock full of nutrients which aids in maintaining a healthy weight over a long period of time thereby doing wonders for your health.
It is a well-known fact that an animal-based diet consisting of dairy, meat and egg protein brings with it saturated fat and cholesterol. On the contrary to this, research indicates that we require only
10% of our total daily calories to maintain a strong healthy body; it is very easy to meet this target on a whole-food, plant-based diet. Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats from plants, like nuts and avocados, is way too beneficial.
Many vegan diets encourage mindful eating, emphasising paying attention to hunger and fullness cues which prevents over-eating. A vegan diet also results in improved gut health which is linked to weight regulation and metabolism.
Therefore, by prioritizing vegan foods, individuals can benefit from lower calorie density, increased fiber intake, reduced saturated fats, and improved blood sugar levels. So, whether you are looking to shed a few pounds or indulge in long-term weight management, a well-planned vegan high-protein diet can be a rewarding choice for health management.
Now that you have understood the importance of vegan diets in weight reduction and maintenance;
We have devised a one-month vegan diet plan for your smooth transition and easy weight reduction.
Your day should start by proper hydration with a glass of warm lemon water, You can use PlantMade’s vegan chai masala powder or cold caramel coffee powder to prepare a healthy beverage for you.
You can either have a nutritious smoothie made of fruits or a chia pudding made of plant-based milk, chia seeds and berries for your breakfast
There is an instant chilla mix [on PlantMade’s site] which is loaded with protein sources such as chickpea, moong dal and is very easy to make.
For more options resort to the blog on nourishing vegan breakfasts on the site
For your mid-day nutrition requirements, you can have a bowl full of leafy vegan chickpea salad including leafy vegetables, cherry tomatoes, carrots, and cucumbers OR a veggie soup including beans or lentils for added protein and fibre
You can even have vegan stuffed bell peppers or a stir fry tofu made of mixed vegetables and nuts
For dinner, you can have a vegan lentil and vegetable curry or a vegan curry made of kidney beans, black beans, and vegetables. You can even enjoy a healthy dessert while being on a journey to weight reduction by resorting to desserts made of plant-based milk [rice milk, almond milk], vegan creamer[available on PlantMade’s site], fruits and lots of nuts. One such example can be of a vegan nutty banana ice cream which is a total delight to your taste buds and easy to make.
For more such options, visit the blogs on vegan dinners and sweet vegan delights on the site.
Planning your meals in advance and following your diet in an organized way can help you see the desired results. From pre-historic times, adopting a plant-based diet has proven to be a stepping stone along the journey of weight reduction and maintenance. By embracing plant-based nutrition as a guiding principle, individuals can mitigate the effects of harmful diseases and move on a transformative path of overall well-being.