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Not losing weight from vegan diet. tips?

Discussion in 'Vegetarian Diet Forum' started by kaup, Sep 23, 2018.

  1. SylviaJ

    SylviaJ · Member

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    Thank you so much. Will take a look at the site you recommended!
     
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    Are you restricting calories? Any idea how many you are eating a day? Doesn't sound like you are having much....
     
  3. SylviaJ

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    Sorry bulkbiker...I didn’t get your full message. It doesn’t sound like I am having much what?? I’ve just gotten carb manager, but just a thought...does being on thyroxine have a bearing on not losing weight (under active thyroid, on 75 thyroxine a day) thanks!!
     
  4. bulkbiker

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    I just wondered exactly how much you are eating? Are you restriciting calories as this can often lead to weigh loss stalls once the body becomes acclimatised to lower intake.
     
  5. Brunneria

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    Yes.
    An underactive thyroid is notorious for causeg weight gain and preventing weight loss.
    Have you had your thyroid medication reviewed by your doc lately? It may need tweaking.
     
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    This doesn’t sound at all like you’ve tried low carb prior to the vegan diet. Rice potato and bread are some of the highest carb foods around. Perhaps you could try it again but actually be low carb before giving up on it. There are numerous websites, including posting on here, that will help you work out what is really low carb and what isn’t. Dietdoctor.com has pages of lists of each food groups showing relative carb values.
     
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