With the right foods, you can still be successful in a weight loss program with a vegetarian diet. As long as you make an effort to eat foods with protein, you can encourage weight loss efforts and build muscle mass.
Beans, peas, and legumes are all excellent sources of vegetable protein and fiber. Soybeans offer the most protein per ounce. Add nuts and nut products to increase your protein intake even more. Whole grains, dairy products, and eggs are also valuable sources of protein. Watch this video to learn more.