Whether you’re vegan for ethical, health, or dietary reasons, you should know some essential things to ensure you’re eating a well-balanced vegan diet, especially if you’re tracking macros.
Coaching vegan and vegetarian clients as a nutrition coach may seem overwhelming at first. This demographic presents a few challenges in terms of what they can and can’t eat to hit their protein target. With a foundation-based perspective and these five simple tips for coaching vegan and vegetarian clients, you’ll feel confident providing your plant-based clients with actionable steps to feel their best.
Whether you prefer flexible dieting, keto, paleo, plant-based or another style of eating, counting macronutrients (macros) is an excellent tool to assess the proper ratio of fats, carbs and protein your body needs to reach your specific goals.
Protein is essential for building and retaining muscle; it also helps you stay fuller for longer and helps manage hunger.
The word is spreading: Protein is not exclusive to meat and dairy! In fact, plants are an excellent source of protein too.