How can you gain weight on vegan diet and lose weight in vegan diet?

Vegetarian foods. To help with healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, smoothies (with added silken tofu), pasta/ bagels ; use of juice rather than soda.

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Can you lose weight and gain health benefits on vegan diet?

Not neccessarily. Vegan diets are healthy in that they eliminate dairy and meat products and go heavy on plant based foods. However, they leave out wild fish like salmon, containing the very healthy omega-3s dha and epa. They also allow you to eat fried foods like potato chips and candy which are bad. Vegan diets also require supplementation with vitamin b12, which is not a good thing that you have to take a pill. Read more...
Not really. The long term effect of a low fat, vegan diet is malnutrition. Used for a short time (4-6 weeks) a low fat diet can be employed for weight loss. However, the long lerm effects of low fat diets are miserable. A low fat - high carb diet will lead to high Insulin levels, high triglcyerides, low hdl, metabolic syndrome and finally high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. Read more...