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Vegan Food Swaps For Weight Loss

Lose Weight With These Vegan Food Swaps

Eating a vegan diet is not only good for the planet, but it can also help with weight loss. You don't have to commit to a vegan diet to reap all of its benefits. Just try a few of these simple vegan substitutes each week, and you're sure to notice your health improve.

Nonvegan Food Vegan Substitute Calories Saved
1 cup skim milk: 90 1 cup Silk Almondmilk: 60 30
1 tablespoon cream cheese: 51 1 tablespoon Tofutti cream cheese: 42 9
1/2 cup sour cream: 246 1/2 cup plain soy yogurt: 95 181
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream: 270 1/2 cup vanilla Soy Dream ice cream: 140 130
2 tablespoons mayonnaise: 180 2 tablespoons hummus: 70 110
2 large eggs: 140 4 ounces superfirm tofu: 115 25
3-ounce hamburger patty: 213 Boca Original Vegan veggie burger: 70 143
1 beef hot dog: 150 1 Tofu Pup: 60 90
3 ounces chicken: 140 3 ounces seitan: 90 50
3 strips bacon: 138 3 strips Smoky Tempeh Strips: 100 38

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