I don’t avoid carbs. I don’t avoid protein. I think it’s just, again, about balance and finding what works for you and your body.
Many of my clients are vegetarians or don’t eat a lot of meat, so they are always on the lookout for “protein advice,” as one of them aptly put it. This is where I come in to save the day!
This article aims to cover some basic guidelines on protein intake and practical tips on how to meet your daily protein requirements if you follow a vegetarian diet.
The specific topics include:
I’m for experimentation. I’m for trying things. We need to try some things, because doing what we have always done because we’ve always done it that way doesn’t work.
I set out to try the vegetarian diet for a week from Monday May 13th to Sunday May 19th, 2019.
These are the questions I aimed to answer:
I tracked macros and calories, and kept a record of the micronutrients discussed here to the best of my abilities. However, if counting macros and calories isn’t an exact science, counting micronutrients is practically guesstimating, so take my results with a grain of salt.
If you think that going on a diet has something to do with nutrition, you don’t see the forest through the trees. It is a lifestyle. I know it sounds cliché, but you have to find things you love to do.
Vegetarianism has become increasingly popular in recent years.
According to the Vegetarian Society, in the UK more than 1 million people follow a vegetarian or vegan diet.
But what are the benefits and downsides of a meat-free lifestyle?
In this article, I will strive to cover the following basics:
If you are interested in vegetarianism or if you already follow a vegetarian diet, this article will be a good tool in your toolbox for optimal health.
A note of clarification: unless otherwise stated, the recommended daily intakes provided are based on current UK guidelines.
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