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Vegetarian Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vegetarian Weight Loss.

What You Need to Know Before Giving Up Meat

If you're considering giving up meat, you probably already know about the potential benefits of a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, meatless diets have been shown to reduce th...  Read more

7 Key Nutrients Vegetarians Need to Watch

There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body...  Read more

How to Feed a Vegetarian

It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian. One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce...  Read more

Meatless Meals Benefit Your Health

"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m...  Read more

Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects

Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in...  Read more

Hi everyone, I'm on yet another weight loss journe
Updated 5/23/2016 12:31:51 AM

Hi everyone, I'm on yet another weight loss journey. Does any one else get comfortable at a certain point and say wow I look great! And then stop working out 5-6 days a week? Happens to me every time I hit the 140s. But not this time!! #firstpost...  Read more

I'm waiting on my elliptical, free weights, and ke
Updated 5/22/2016 7:59:18 PM

I'm waiting on my elliptical, free weights, and kettlebell. No scale, no obsession, simply healthy habits. Go me! Good luck!...  Read more

I wish I had more knowledge in weight training. I
Updated 5/22/2016 7:56:51 PM

I wish I had more knowledge in weight training. I can do cardio fine but need something more to help tone as well. Anyone else in the same boat? I'm going to have to ask someone at the gym to show me how to use the resistance machine...  Read more

Need to measure my weight so badly
Updated 5/23/2016 6:36:07 AM

Need to measure my weight so badly...  Read more

Baby weight be gone! It's time to shift my butt in
Updated 5/23/2016 1:05:09 PM

Baby weight be gone! It's time to shift my butt into gear! Anyone want to be friends, help motivate or just chat please find me! I'm new and super nervous!! #friendfinder #firstpost #thejourneybegins #letsdothis...  Read more

A Practical Look at Plant-Based Diets

A Practical Look at Plant-Based DietsAbout 16 million people—roughly 5% of the U.S. population—describe their diet plan as "vegetarian," and this number has been gradually increasing in recent years. In general, this term is shorthand for a diet wher...  Read more

Honey -Lemon combo for weight loss

1)Eat within 20 minutes after waking up.2)Mornings--Mix honey with a cup of warm water with 2 drops of lemon for weight loss3) Split your meal. Have 6 small meals instead of 3 big meals a day.4) Go vegetarian. Eat Raw. 5) And a half an hour cardio ....  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

You Asked: Is the Raw (Vegan) Diet a Healthy Way to Lose Weight?

In college when I began to really study up on nutrition, I was interested in all kinds of diets. Although health was important to me, I was also desperate to lose weight. At the time I was vegan (yes, it's totally possible to be an overweight veg...  Read more

The Weight Loss Key You May Be Missing

In my younger days as a high school and college athlete, eating right and being active allowed me to maintain a consistently healthy weight. Working as a Registered Dietitian and maintaining an active lifestyle allowed me to maintain that health...  Read more