i want to lose weight

Hi beauties!

How many times have you—or someone you know—said these words?

I want to lose weight, but nothing works!

I sure have.

If that’s you, too, please share your story in the comments so we can learn from each other how not to lose weight! 😉 Okay, ready? Now I’m going to tell you about one weight loss program that definitely will work.

We’ve probably all noticed that vegetarians and vegans tend to be slimmer and in better overall health than the average Aussie, and yet there continues to be this common misconception that veggie diets must lacking in vital nutrients.

It’s time to finally get the facts straight and clear up that confusion, so you can move on to eating for the slim, sexy body you desire.

A sexy body is your birthright, gorgeous! When we’re done here, you’ll never have to say “I want to lose weight” again.

Let’s get nourished!

A simple study compared the diets and nutritional intake of 13,000 participants, looking specifically at the difference between meat-eaters and plant-based hotties.

The results? The plant-based beauties were getting more: vitamins A, C and E, iron, B vitaminspotassium , magnesium, calcium and fiber . What’s more, their diets were lower in the bad stuff—namely, cholesterol and saturated fat.

And, if you must ask, yes, they were getting plenty of protein

As you’ll know if you’ve been following my blogs, some of those nutrients are conspicuously absent from a Standard American Diet (SAD). Especially calcium, potassium , magnesium, fiber and vitamins A, C and E.

Simply put, plant-based diets are richer in all these vital nutrients. And sure, it’s not hard to be better than the SAD, but we’re talking significantly higher values here.

Is anyone else excited yet?

Moving on to weight loss and weight maintenance…in this study, the vegetarians/vegans consumed around 360 less calories (on average) than the meat group. That wasn’t intentional dieting; it seems that a plant-based diet (in this group of participants) just naturally led to lower daily calories—and, by extension, greater weight loss.

Now, here’s the best news, gorgeous:

A plant-based diet has been shown to be the most sustainable to maintain long-term, because those who follow it experience such incredible benefits and feel so amazing because of it! It’s no coincidence that this is the exact diet I recommend to you—and the diet I myself have followed for nearly a decade.

Getting slim, sexy and nourished just feels so good, hey?

But wait, there’s more… Vegetarians and vegans might even burn more calories in their sleep, as they seem to have a “resting metabolic rate” 11% higher than that of their meat-eating counterparts. 

Keep in mind that this study we’re discussing looked at both veggies and vegans, so a lot of those people were still eating eggs and dairy. As I’ve discussed before, the best diet for weight loss, healing, and maximum, thriving energy is a fully plant-based one.

“I want to lose weight, but nothing works?”

Healthy hotties, this is the answer you’ve been searching for. This is a weight loss program that will work for the rest of your slim, beautiful life.

 

Now I want to help you explore this incredible diet and lifestyle that has changed my life—and so many of my clients’! My new book, Everything You Want To Know About Being Healthy, Sexy and Vegan, is now available! In it, I share with you practical, proven guidance to embrace the plant-based lifestyle and finally eat for the sexy body, health, and life you deserve.

This is the book I wish I had when I was in your shoes. Get the tools you need to start eating for the body you deserve, today!

 

xx

Donna


Resources:
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L. Van Horn. Achieving nutrient density: A vegetarian approach. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 111(6):799.
K. Thedford, S. Raj. A vegetarian diet for weight management. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 111(6):816 – 818.
S. E. Berkow, N. Barnard, J. Eckart, H. Katcher. Four therapeutic diets: adherence and acceptability. Can J Diet Pract Res. 2010 71(4):199 – 204.
M. J. Toth, E. T. Poehlman. Sympathetic nervous system activity and resting metabolic rate in vegetarians. Metab. Clin. Exp. 1994 43(5):621 – 625.