If you're looking to lose weight but
want to avoid the hazards of the high-protein fad diets, consider
replacing animal products with low-fat plant foods.
Research shows that vegetarians are not only, on average,
10 percent slimmer than omnivores, but they are also at dramatically
lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer and a host of
other diseases. Plus, the food is delicious and easy to prepare.
For a step-by-step guide
to healthy weight loss, see
A Guide to Healthy Weight Loss, which shows you how three weeks
on a low-fat vegan diet can get you on the road to your healthy
For more information, see our fact sheet on permanent
weight control and a summary of our latest weight-loss study.
For recipes, please visit www.pcrm.org/health/recipes/