Is the term Vegetarian weight loss mistakes totally foreign to you or probably you know through your own trial and error method what they can be?
Some of you might read this and understand immediately what we are going to talk about.
While other might wonder, how can eating a vegetarian diet cause mistakes?
We hate to break it to you but even a vegetarian weight loss program can go wrong and make you ill reason being simple lack of knowledge.
Any diet like any exercise program needs a warm up period to prepare the body and planning.
You start out slow and learn what works and move ahead with it.
The vegetarian weight loss mistakes that we are talking about most of time happen as people add artificial products to their diet and believe many of them at face value.
You may of course be desperate to see yourself slim but do not forget it takes hard work.
Read on to know about what to avoid in your weight loss regime.
Throw away the protein shakes and low calorie protein bars
Did you get influenced from a health freak friend or believe that stupid advertisement?
Two reasons – its mental game on the part of the advertiser as they clearly know there are plenty of desperate people who want to lose weight and second, these items contain heavy junk binders or even carbohydrates.
Do what athletes do, resort to fresh juices and fruits like a banana for breakfast or snack and you will notice how filling it can be without taking away from you.
Same applies for any energy drinks or pills.
Rather than try artificial products, enforce a little self control on yourself and eat natural.
Do not think eating low fat products will help you lose weight
You are probably already obese.
Eating low fat products will only help you not pile on more or limit the intake of unnecessary elements.
There are plenty of low fat products that say they are 100% vegetarian and low cal.
Weight loss is a little tougher than that.
When you do pick up stuff from the super mart, check the ingredients on the back to know if they are 100% vegetarian and suitable for weight loss.
Take multivitamins and iron supplements and eat good substitutes
Ok so we are suggesting you not take all those protein products and you already know that the vegetarian diet is not as high in protein as meats.
The solution to this is to take multivitamins to fix any deficiencies that may occur.
For those unaware, even medicines have a green dot sticker notifying them as 100% vegetarian.
Look for this mark and continue eating a good vegetarian diet to take in as much nutrition as you can.
Plan your meals and don’t starve yourself
When they say have smaller but consistent meals, they are right.
This rule even applies to a vegetarian weight loss diet.
The trick in any diet is to watch what you eat, how much you eat.
You’re eating a vegetarian diet alright.
Plan your meals with fillers in between like a vegetable or fruit salad or sandwich.
The negative side of eating fixed few meals is that you will feel hungry before and increasingly so towards your meals and hence will ending stuffing yourself.
Maintain in your mind that when you eat you will eat enough to satisfy your hunger and not overeat.