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Example Vegetarian diets

My girlfriend, who is a vegetarian wants me to devise and eating and exercise program so that she can get in better shape. The exercise program is easy but i’m having a tough time constructing a diet program since she is a vegetarian. She sometimes eats tuna but thats the closest she gets to eating “meat.” She’s also not a big fan of protein shakes or eggs. Any advice would be appreciated.

I am a vegan and can help you out. Staples in her diet should be: almonds, walnuts, pistachios, almond butter, peanut butter, tofu, beans, quinoa etc to get her protein up. Really depends on what her goals are. Visit my site at www.mikemahler.com for more info on nutrition for veggie athletes or email me at mahler25@yahoo.com