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Diet 911: The Vegetarian Fix

Can you still build mass on a vegetarian diet? Our nutrition expert gives you the tools to staying fit and meat-free.


Everyone knows crushing weights won't get you anywhere if you don't have the right diet to match. Even if you think you're eating all the right things, taking all the right supplements and getting all the right nutrients at the right time, there might be some adjustments you can make to reach your goals faster. That's where I come in.

I have learned that there are different kinds of vegetarians: lifelong vegetarians that are not the type to train as much, and those who changed their lifestyle because they saw some disgusting things about how meat products are farmed. However, I still haven’t found one person who practices this lifestyle without any nutritional deficiencies. Although I don’t want to convert you into a meat eater, I would like to suggest some options that won't challenge your beliefs.

Read on to see one Muscle & Fitness reader's daily vegetarian meal plan and how it can be improved.

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