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Vegetarian Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Vegetarian Weight Loss.

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

Get a Free Cookbook from Chef Meg

Recently, we introduced you to Chef Meg, SparkPeople's newest resident expert, and you've all been adding great comments to her recipes and videos. We've taken 20 of her made-over and original recipes and compiled them in a downloada...  Read more

Health or Weight-loss?
Updated 7/8/2014 8:07:45 AM

Hi, I'm new to this forum and its good to see there's a man section on this site. I'm a pretty big guy (133kg or 294 pounds) and have always been my whole life. I'm a bit of a yo-yo dieter, but this time I'm gonna stick with it. I...  Read more

weight machines and effectiveness
Updated 7/5/2014 4:35:27 PM

How do I tell whether I need to be using a higher or lower weight on a weight machine? I thought it was typically 2 sets of 8 or 10 and that within 3 reps of the first set I should feel like I am being challenged? I really am not sure about that but...  Read more

zig zag weights
Updated 7/6/2014 3:25:40 PM

So, my goal is only to lose a pound a week. Well, the last 2 weeks I can't figure out what is happening. My calories are consistently down, exercise is up, I lost a little, and now it keeps going up!! I'm freaking out!!!!...  Read more

Weight loss Buddy?
Updated 7/4/2014 9:06:50 PM

Hello My name is Mariah and I am 17 years old and i weight 153 pounds and I am 4'11. My goal weight is 125 pounds. I woild like a would like a weight loss buddy to help stay motivated and on track . I did it once before so I know I can do it again. P...  Read more

New Member - Any Vegetarians or Vegans here?
Updated 7/5/2014 6:14:47 PM

Just joined...looking for some fellow vegetarians/ vegans. 551...  Read more

mother

want to loss the weight i have to loss...  Read more

Meditation

I do a meditation for weight loss every morning and often at night, too....  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, semi-vegetarian, 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