Although the vegan diet has incredible health benefits: You may very well be sabotaging these benefits by choosing the wrong foods. These wrong foods have been called “vegan junk food” and are the roadblock to success in the vegan lifestyle. Let’s look at three factors: What is classified as vegan junk food? Why should you stay away from this food? And what should you eat instead?
What is classified like “vegan junk food?”
The following list of foods are the top offenders on the vegan junk food list.
Dairy Free “Healthy” Bars
Mix of sweet and savory nuts
Vegan spreads and sauces
soft drinks and juices
Why you should stay away from vegan junk food
Reason #1: If you hope to lose weight on the vegan diet, then eating too many of the above foods is a definitive NO-NO. Store-bought packaged foods are notoriously high in calories and fat, and are generally not fit for waist. Also, these foods are addictive and most people find that once they start eating one or two pieces, You can not stop. This is due to the high sugar, salt, and oil content of many of these foods, so STAY AWAY if you want to lose weight on a vegan diet.
Reason #2: There are often terrible ingredients in store-bought junk food. For example: msg, excessive amounts of salt, sugar and fat, preservatives, flavorings, the list goes on. So eating too many of these foods will likely make your skin flakey, your energy low, and you’ll find yourself addicted to them whether you like it or not.
Reason #3: Eating these foods really defeats the whole purpose of why many people follow a vegan diet. Many people go vegan for health benefits, such as weight loss, beautiful hair, skin, and nails, and also in an effort to reverse or reduce the effects of serious health problems. Vegan junk food will end All this if you eat regularly.
What should you eat instead?
Opt to make your own easy and healthy vegan recipes. If you don’t like to cook much, then find some quick and easy vegan recipes and if possible freeze a lot of them. If you they like to cook Even better! You can have fun making your own gourmet concoctions and looking for delicious healthy vegan recipes to add to your collection.
It’s a great habit to get into: preparing your own meals and snacks. And them there’s no need be difficult. Set aside some time each week to make your own dips, brownies, muffins, healthy bars or dehydrated cookies, crackers and chips. Nothing could make you feel better than eating clean, healthy food that have you prepared!