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did you lose weight being a vegan and what was the average amount of weight loss per week?

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June 25, 2019 / By Carlin
Question: I just started being a vegan a few days ago and I am obese, I would like to know how much weight you have lost per week being a vegan.
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Andrina Andrina | 1 day ago
i end up gaining 10 lbs in 2 months going vegan because i was hungry faster and end up supplementing with carbs. my husband on the other hand has been doing vegan for 6 months now and he has lost 10 lbs. it's all relevant to how you supplement your protein. if you do vegan, i don't think you should do it because of weight loss... you should probably look into counting calories and exercising. best of luck.
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Andrina Originally Answered: Would the average athlete be better off if he/she ate a vegan diet prepared by a nutrition expert?
Edit: Short answer? Yes. The data out there notes that athletes have noticed quicker recovery times and more alertness when on a well-planned vegan diet. Also, there is plenty of research to suggest that there are large numbers of health risks inherent in a meat and dairy consuming diet that would obviously be avoided in a vegan diet. Also, the idea that protein only comes from soy and beans has long been debunked. Protein can be obtained through lentils, beans, nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables, and soy products... all of which have shockingly less pesticide and chemical residues than dairy and meat products. In fact, if you focus on the information available on MyPyramid.gov (don't go to .org - it redirects you to a website touting the corruption of the USDA..), the revised pyramid and accompanying food information meet up with the recommendations of a vegan diet anyway. The dairy section now focuses more on "calcium-rich" foods, and the protein section more on variations of choices... including nuts, seeds, beans, etc. There are some diet-specific problems that athletes may encounter when beginning a vegan diet: low dietary protein, low dietary fat, low sodium, low calcium, and anemia. These are problems that are all avoided with proper planning (by a nutritionist) and including the correct grains, veggies, fruits, etc in the diet. Here are some specific tips for vegan athletes, so they can get started off right: http://vegkitchen.com/tips/vegan-athlete.htm

Wil Wil
switch from pouring your cereal straight from the box to using a measuring cup to cut your cereal calorie count in half
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Sandford Sandford
Well when I became vegan I actually gained about 15 pounds in a month. I suppose it was because of the limited food you can eat, and whenever I found something I could actually eat i always binged on it. So don't just do it because you want to lose weight.
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Naphtali Naphtali
think ahead to how youll eat and exercise on the weekends its easy to get too relaxed on saturdays and sundays but healthy living is a 7 day a week endeavor
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Kenyon Kenyon
replace your scale with a tape measure aim for 32 1 2 inches or less for women and 35 inches or less for men
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Kenyon Originally Answered: Vegan weight loss plan with menu. Vegan as a lifestyle? Your experiences:)?
Looks perfect. I personally would have a really hard time actually following planned out meals like that every day but if you can do it, more power to you! I'm assuming you'll be using protein powder in your smoothies, I would recommend using pea protein powder opposed to a soy isolate because it looks like you'll already be consuming a lot of soy each day. Also think about getting a BCAA supplement it will be helpful for your strength training so that you're getting essential and non-essential amino acids to help promote protein absorption and shorten recovery time. I use Xtend brand it's vegan and it's actually really refreshing to drink after a workout. I think you'll be very happy with your progress over the next month. Good luck :D

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