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Losing weight vegan diet

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Avatar m tn Honestly stop trying to lose weight. You are in a healthy weight range now. But you should consider eating a little more and drinking more water.
1314425 tn?1273909880 My point is that going vegan is a lifestyle choice which is based more on personal beliefs and convictions than losing weight and being healthy. You might not get the results you want and if you don't do it properly you can harm yourself. You REALLY should talk it over with your doctor before going into it as he/she can tell you more about what you need to do to make sure you're taking in all the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients you need.
Avatar n tn Personally I lost a lot of weight by becoming vegan. I was 143lbs 5"1 and my lowest from there was 118lbs from 5"1. Since I haven't exercised lately I'm back at about 125.5lbs but still I'm losing again.
Avatar n tn The best weight loss diet I had to start for my new lifestyle healthy change. I know fresh is better but frozen is just as good and more convenient...
Avatar n tn Not a pregnant female (or any other kind) but the mere fact you eat a vegan diet has nothing to do with whether you're eating a healthy diet or one suited to losing weight. You also say you work out, but don't say how much, so it might not have been enough for you to speed up your metabolism. Some people are not suited to vegan or vegetarian diets, and some are -- you might be one of them and you might not be, but most vegans eat according to ideology, not health.
Avatar f tn I am thinking the goal is to get my body into an alkaline state or close to one... and just that alone will help me lose weight... and losing weight is said to help me be more fertile and get pregnant easier... If I can go RAW, lose weight and then maintain it... better for the baby and my body!!! Again thanks for your input!!!
Avatar f tn There are many books that can teach you the Atkins diet. You will drop weight so fast on it. Only problem is the carbohydrate limitations. They take awhile to get used to because our bodys crave carbs.
Avatar f tn Start a vegan diet and jump rope for quickest slimming without building large muscles. Any weightbearing exercise, be it walking, running, elliptical, vigorous dancing, running up and down stairs, whatever, can burn calories and tone. Other good exercises include Pilates, yoga, lifting weights, karate, biking ... many choices. Just MOVE. Sweating itself is not the object, although exercise may lead to sweating.
649848 tn?1534633700 A vegan diet is not "scientifically proven" to be the "best diet for weight loss," though if a person is an assiduous vegan he or she might naturally come to his or her most desirable weight level. The reason it can't be said that it's automatically the best is that to be a vegan and stay appropriately nourished takes knowledge, awareness, and a lot of effort to find ways to add dietary elements that replace those one would otherwise get from eating animal products.
Avatar m tn But I have to focus on one thing now and that is reducing the markers of Metabolic Syndrome (namely fat around the waistline and insulin resistance symptoms, plus I want to increase my HDL), for which studies have shown a low-carb diet is best, in a short-term basis. (Interestingly, a low-fat vegan diet was shown best for diabetes. This probably has to do with protein load on the kidneys.
Tbd Well, unless you take drastic lifestyle steps to change the dynamics that led you to being on the medication in the first place, it is what it is. This includes changing your diet, losing and maintaining an ideal weight and exercise. Are you doing those things? More power to you if you are! Unfortunately, that is where a lot of people fail in controlling diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetes is dangerous so you will want to control is 'somehow'.
6231275 tn?1379901818 To me losing weight on the vegetarian diet is easy if you have the right mind set and your willing to change! first off I call this the quarter, quarter, half rule. this means when you eat make half the plate greens(any), a quarter a carb(potato, corn, etc), and then the last quarter a protein. I in no way would recommend anything like soy products for various reasons. Some examples of veggie protein are beans(13.4g), seitan(21g), or you could buy a veggie supplement/protein drink.
Tbd Hi, depending how long you have had diabetes, and your overall condition, losing weight and changing your diet to a strict low carb diet / keto diet, could possibly put your diabetes into remission or at worst make it very much easier to manage. The principle of low carb diet is restricting carbs, particularly all grains, sugars, starchy veges and sweet fruits, and eating a diet that focusses more on protein, low carb plant foods (veges and non-sweet fruits), some nuts, and healthy fats.
Avatar m tn I'm an incarcerated 58 yr old white male and long-time vegetarian. For several months now, I've had periodic low-grade but constant pain in my left side around just under my rib cage area. I don't know of any organ there, but I'm drinking about 2 liters of water daily because drinking a high volume of water seems to be the only thing that helps me lessen the pain.
Avatar f tn There are many people who follow vegan diets that are not healthy. That said it can be a very healthy diet if you choose natural products and are prepared to cook. My daughter is vegan and I regularly eat vegan meals, especially when trying to loose weight. That's because I can have a large meal that is filling by making something like a vegetable stew, lentil bolognaise or vege chilli.
Avatar f tn I was diagnosed with Gallstones back in November of 2014 and my gallbladder was removed that Black Friday. I had already lost 25lbs during the time I was struggling with the stones and had visited the ER 6 times before they found what was wrong. After the removal I had your typical loss of about 5lbs I was at 160lbs at that point and time. Now almost two years later I am still struggling to keep weight on. I weigh a shocking 118lbs right now and I'm still losing about 2-4lbs a week.
Avatar n tn First, how do you know other vegans have had incredible results? The vegan diet is an ideological diet based on a belief system that one shouldn't use animals for anything. It isn't a health diet, though it's often billed as that to sell it. No natural people, meaning people not living in an artificial civilization, has ever been vegan that I know of. So what does this mean for you?
Avatar n tn m attempting to see an alternative medicine physician because I believe that with diet, the correct diet and supplements, I can control my diabetes much better. I am in the process of changing to vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. My clothes just hang on me. I was fine when I was down to 130 pounds, but really don't feel I need to lose more. Doctor is also pushing to put me on cholesterol and blood pressure medicine, when both are fine. B.P.
Avatar m tn Personally, I think that a vegan diet is great, it offers everything for a healthy circulatory system.
Avatar f tn My doctor recently changed my long acting insulin from lantus 90 units at night, to toujeo 90 units. Since taking toujeo I have gained 8 pound in 3 weeks. I'm so not happy. Lantus I didn't have that problem. I just had hip surgery so I can't move around as much. The doctor is like your making excuses about gaining weight. I follow a vegan vegetarian meal plan I'm not making excuses. I haven't gained weight in two years. I've been losing. She is pissing me off.
1100297 tn?1293079117 First off -- a "diet" is what you eat -- whether it be for weight loss, weight gain or maintenance -- it's simply "what you eat" ---- good, bad or indifferent. Not all meat has steroids or growth hormones and it's not all bad. Even cavemen ate meat and thrived on it. I would never advocate totally eliminating all of these food groups from your diet because a lot of vitamins and/or minerals come from meats, dairy products and whole grains.
Avatar m tn We want to commend you for deciding to take your health seriously and wanting to get on track. The issue of losing weight and cleaning up your diet and lifestyle is important and we are glad you are embracing these changes! Normally one should have a physical. Understanding you do not have insurance and during covid, this is a tricky time for healthcare in general, but it would be best advised to get a baseline physical. Many urgent cares may do that or doctors may allow for self pay.