Achieving a low-carb diet is pretty easy in an omnivorous diet since proteins are derived from meat, eggs, and other foods of animal origin, but what if you’re vegan? Is that even possible? Of course, it is! It's possible, healthy, and very simple. In this article, we suggest how vegans can go low-carb too.
Carbs are the main source of energy for our body and as such, it’s a food group you should never just cut out completely. However, if you need to reach a healthier weight and improve your health, lowering carb consumption will definitely help.
The important thing in a low-carb vegetarian diet is to avoid the most common mistakes.
If you follow a vegan diet, be clear about where to get all the nutrients your body needs. Talk to your health practitioner or a registered dietitian about good alternatives to animal products and correct supplementation.
Read on for our 5 top tips on a low-carb vegan diet: