A vegan bodybuilding diet is completely plant based. It only includes whole foods.
The list below enumerates all 8 food groups (in bold) that are part of a vegan bodybuilding diet and lists examples of products per food group.
Vegetables: kale, broccoli, collards, corn, spinach, tomatoes, avocado, cauliflower, lettuce, squash, green peas, aubergine, cucumber, celery, eggplant, bell pepper, leak etc.
Fruit: apple, oranges, banana, berries, mango, grapefruit, plum, peach, passion fruit, melon, pears, lime etc.
Tubers: potato, sweet potato, carrots, beets, parsnips, radishes, yams etc.
Legumes: peas, chickpeas, lentils, soy beans, kidney beans, black beans, pinto beans, lima beans etc.
Nuts: walnuts, almonds, cashew, pecan, pistachio, macadamia, hazel nuts etc.
Seeds: chia, pumpkin, hemp, sunflower, pomegranate seeds etc.
Spices & herbs: basil, cumin, pepper, mustard, chili, coriander, dill, lemon grass, nutmeg, oregano, poppy seed, rosemary etc.
Whole grains: brown rice, whole grain bread, whole grain pasta, quinoa, buckwheat, oatmeal, bulgur, whole grain wraps etc.
What’s your favorite vegan product and why? Leave a comment below!