Female First: Gluten Free & Vegan

‘…having helped people lose weight and get healthier for over a decade www.bodychef.com know what they’re doing! So their dietary experts know that to satisfy your need for good quality carbs and have put together lots of meals with good grains, quinoa, buckwheat and brown rice. All delivered straight to your door. And with tasty pre-prepared selections such as Spinach and Sweet Potato Stew, Green Bean Pilaf with Black Eye Peas and Lentil and Tomato Hotpot – you’re not going to feel like you’re missing out!

‘You’ll also find loads of colourful and delicious fruits and vegetables that go into making your lunches, dinners and desserts a real delight. Your all-important and valuable protein is gained from a healthy amount of scrumptious nuts seeds and legumes, leaving you with a complete, healthy clean-eating diet plan that’s free from all animal derivatives…

‘Meet you Calorie Needs. Everyone’s metabolic rate is different but as a rule women require around 2,000 calories a day whilst men need approximately 2,500. This is the number of calories required to maintain your weight but if you are looking to lose weight then be mindful that most vegans actually gain weight in the first year as your body deals with the change to your diet. To make the transition to veganism a bit easier, I suggest opting for a meal delivery service such as Bodychef (www.bodychef.com) who offer a delicious vegan package, with all your meals delivered straight to your door. This is a great introduction to going meat-free and the ‘personalisation’ options allow you to really make the meals work for you. So try it for a week and see how you get on…’

Read the full article on Female First here: http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/vegan/gluten-free-and-vegan-1057204.html