3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Food > Vegetarian Chicks

Thread Tools
Old 10-19-2017, 07:34 PM   #1
Senior Member
Skellig19's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Posts: 248

S/C/G: 350/296/125

Height: 177cm

Default Ketogenic and Vegan

My doctor recently recommended I try the ketogenic diet style but I don't know if he realized I'm vegan and will not eat eggs or meat or dairy. I don't know much about the ketogenic diet, just vague ideas, but is it even possible to eat that way while remaining vegan? I am vegan for ethical reasons, consuming meat is not an option.
Skellig19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2017, 09:54 PM   #2
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 30

S/C/G: 225/190/?


There is basically no way to be keto and vegan. If you are considering doing keto for a health/neurological condition I strongly suggest switching to a veggie or pesc diet and trying this out. It does wonders for neurological conditions, seriously, i got my life back.
Missy789 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2017, 10:47 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: SC
Posts: 283

S/C/G: 265/217/150

Height: 5'6"


I found a link for you as I am exploring lower carb lacto ovo options


Not sure ketogenic is an attainable goal but lowering carbs is........for a vegan....I really like the app Cron o meter, too which can help you make sure you are getting necessary nutrients while cutting intake. Cut the carbs cuts the hunger by a lot. I am in the 50-100 gram range most days (not ketogenic but steadily losing weight). Also kill the bread and sugar. No bread. No flour. Man that helps a lot in controlling how much you eat.
Each day a new day. Can't control the scale but can control the behaviors and the healthiness of what I put into my body.


Started the Bright Line Eating approach July 24, 2017
No sugar, No Flour, 3 planned meals a day, Measured Quantities of protein, veggies, fruit and grains

Nov 6, 2017 ....... down 47 lbs/ 67 to go

Last edited by grannynancy; 10-30-2017 at 10:55 PM.
grannynancy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2017, 08:21 PM   #4
Here to Learn
EagleRiverDee's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Alaska
Posts: 2,931

S/C/G: 225/136.6/135

Height: 5'5"


I think you could do it- but you'd have to eat insane amounts of avocados, nuts, olive oil, etc. to meet the fat content goals. Keto is perfectly do-able with lots of veggies (in fact, it's recommended- this isn't Atkins), so long as you stay away from the high carb stuff. The problem is going to be getting enough protein because your vegan protein options are also higher in carbs, IE beans. So yeah, it's going to be hard. Mark Sisson released his new book "Keto Reset Diet" recently and there's a support group on Facebook, it might be worth joining there and getting some advice. PM me if you need a link.
S/W: 225 C/W: 136.6 G/W:135

2 lbs to goal!

Last edited by EagleRiverDee; 10-31-2017 at 08:22 PM.
EagleRiverDee is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:53 PM.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2