By Dana Shultz for Diets In Review
Most people assume that being on the Atkins Diet means you can only eat meat and vegetables. But it’s a little known fact that you can actually follow a low-carb diet while also being vegan or vegetarian.
This is because the Atkins Diet can be adapted to almost any lifestyle. And since you can consume many of the staples of a meat- or animal-free diet, it can easily be adjusted to fit a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle as well. Low carb eaters can enjoy many of the same foods vegans and vegetarians do, like vegetables, fruits, oils, seeds, and nuts.
The following are just a few of the ways vegetarians can adapt to the Atkins Diet:
The following are a few vegan modifications:
Here are just a few Atkins-friendly recipes to try, the first three of which are vegetarian, and the last three are vegan.
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