Let’s Weigh Popular Weight-Loss Plans

Published by PETA.

With so many “miracle” weight-loss plans out there and everyone sipping diet drinks, why are there so many overweight people in America? After all, losing weight really isn’t that difficult. If you want to slim down—and save animals—try going vegan: The results can be astonishing. Most plant-based foods are naturally low in fat and calories and high in fiber. They raise your metabolism and are more filling, so they cause you to crave fewer calories. And research shows that vegans are at least nine times less likely to be chunky than meat-eaters are! If you’re trying to slim down, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine suggests a three-week vegan eating plan that’s low in fat but will still fill you up.

We recently graded the most popular diet programs in America on how vegan-friendly they were. Continue reading to see how they measured up.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind