What 1,500 Calories Looks Like on a Vegan Diet

Danielle Omar, RD
byDanielle Omar, RD
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Researchshowsfollowing avegan dietcan help improve cholesterol levels,keep blood sugar levels stableand promote healthy weight maintenance. That’s why eating a moreplant-based dietis a great option if you’retrying to eat healthier.

Cutting out all animal products may sound difficult, but a little planning makes asatisfying vegan dieteasy and exciting. The key is to pack in plenty of fruits and vegetables alongside hearty foods that provide fillingproteinandfiber, likebeans,tofu,whole grains, nuts, seeds and avocado. Eating a variety of plant-based foods — and being generous with seasonings like spices and herbs — lends dishes added texture and flavor.

To give you an idea ofwhat a 1,500-calorie dayfilled with delicious vegan eats looks like, we put together this sample menu, complete with cookies for dessert:






About the Author

Danielle Omar, RD
Danielle Omar, RD

Danielle is an integrative dietitian, culinary nutritionist, author and consultant, frequently lending her love of creating to high-profile food and nutrition media outlets. She’s a regularly featured blogger and founderoffoodconfidence.com,where she inspires men and women on their journey to become their healthiest self. Connect with her onInstagramandFacebook.


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